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  • This action will make the index more representative of the components’ current market caps, but for investors, it could also likely cause some price volatility in the Nasdaq 100’s underlying stocks and greater trading activity in the index’s related ETF over the next month.

  • Gold prices rose to all-time highs while the price of silver jumped to its highest level since 1980. Should you hold your breath and buy the highs?

  • Stocks rose modestly as M&A news lifted stocks, although trading was light and largely directionless. Microsoft rose, while Caterpillar fell.

  • Home gamers should buy these names on any weakness, the "Mad Money" host said.

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    It's official. We've finished the last round of play in our annual tournament and have a winner. What's your Fast Money favorite stock of 2011?

  • Sentiment is hard on Google stock right now, but with well-known companies, that’s typically when investors should buy, said Jason Helfstein, executive director and senior analyst at Oppenheimer & Co.

  • Apple iPhone

    Despite Microsoft’s multiple, abject failures with mobile phones since 2002, many software developers and industry watchers expect Microsoft to become the second-largest smartphone player worldwide.  The New York Times reports.

  • Lee Munson

    10 years ago today, the New York Observer published a story about a 25-year old who moved from California to Manhattan and became a stockbroker.

  • A slew of signals suggest the market wants to go higher. But should you put money to work in leaders or laggards?

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    Looks like Jamie Dimon won't be the Fast Money Madness MVP after all. The super star CEO just stumbled in our tournament.

  • CNBC Investor Spring Cleaning - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks posted the best first quarter in more than a decade, although the last day of the quarter was fairly lackluster, with stocks dropping just before the close in another low-volume session. AmEx and Intel led Dow decliners, while 3M rose.

  • CNBC Investor Spring Cleaning - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks fell just before the close during in another low volume session, but the market remained on track to post the best quarterly results in more than a decade.

  • MLB page on Facebook

    With its hands tied due to an exclusivity agreement between MLB and Take-Two Interactive Software, EA has had to ride the bench. Today, though, it's stepping back into the batter's circle.

  • Stocks fluctuated Thursday after mixed economic news, including weak factory orders, but remained on track to post the best quarterly results in more than a decade. Intel fell, while Travelers gained.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    From Libya to Larry Page, markets have absorbed an above-average amount of headlines so far in 2011. Let's take a quick look at some of the headlines beyond geo-politics and then put on the table what might happen next.

  • Investors should be bullish on U.S. stocks through 2011 and trim holdings in international markets, according to Wayne Copelin, founder and president of Copelin Financial Advisors.

  • Paul Allen

    Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen, may be one of the world’s richest men, but he still resents his former partner, Bill Gates, for not sharing enough credit or giving him his due financially, the New York Times reports.

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    Jamie Dimon just might be named this year's Fast Money Madness MVP. On Wednesday he took down the Oracle of Omaha!

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

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    Looks like Dr Copper is in it to win it. Freeport McMoRan, the world's largest copper miner, took down Boeing in the quarter finals of Fast Money Madness!