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CNBC's Jim Cramer says Vodafone would be the clear winner—at least for now—if it succeeds in selling its 45 percent stake in the Verizon Wireless joint venture.
In the U.S., Jorge Paulo Lemann is virtually unknown, even though he's behind Heinz ketchup, Burger King and Budweiser beer, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
Traders are buying gold ahead of a potential Syria strike. Here's why the bulls have a point.
Are Thursday's U.S. economic data may be "good enough" for the Federal Reserve to taper? Judging by the reaction of the 10-year yield, the bond market seems to believe they are.
The Mideast aside, September had already promised to be a month of uncertainty and perhaps a "better buying opportunity," Gamco's Howard Ward told CNBC.
With a potential Syria strike looming, only the brave will short oil over the long holiday weekend.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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Traders are looking to make some fast money in Pfizer now that the pharmaceutical giant has pulled back to a key support level.
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Fed speak is back in the spotlight Thursday, as traders keep an eye on the Middle East and rising oil prices.
Indians overseas have helped the country avert past economic crises, so policymakers are pleading with them to plug a trade gap that is punishing the currency.
The Mad Money host says it's time to think about putting money to work. “Let me give you the list I have been working off of,” Cramer said.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Thursday.
Why are stocks up? Part of the gains are clearly due to the rise in oil stocks, which are benefiting from a two-year high in oil.
A new way to short gold and silver.
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Oil prices have risen as tensions mount in Syria. Here's how pro traders are positioning themselves now.
Oil could briefly spike to $150 per barrel or more if Syria's supporters seek to punish the U.S. and its allies for a military strike against it by disrupting oil supplies. Brent oil could briefly spike as high as $150 a barrel.
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