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  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 6:46 PM ET

Gold at $1,200 — And a Pullback for Oil: Analysts

Posted By: Krystina Gustafson
While Adrian Day, chairman and CEO of Adrian Day Asset Management, said the short term play could be risky, John Licata, chieft investment strategist at Blue Phoenix, said it indicates a good buying opportunity. (See Licata's stock picks below) »Read more
  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 3:42 PM ET

Bulls vs. Bears: Is It Time to Buy?

Posted By: Krystina Gustafson
Is the market rally here to stay? Jamie Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial Group, and David Spika, WHG Funds vice president and investment strategist, debated whether now is the time to jump into stocks. »Read more
  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 3:23 PM ET

Confused By Today's Action?

Posted By: Bob Pisani
If you are confused by the action today, you shouldn't be. Biggest question is, why aren't stocks up more because the nonfarm payroll data was better than expected? »Read more
  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 2:52 PM ET

Art Cashin: The Dow's 'Bomb Shelter' Number

Posted By: CNBC.com
Job losses were much fewer than expected. And the previous month was revised to show fewer jobs were lost than initially reported. As the Dow, S&P and Nasdaq hover, what's the bigger stock-market picture? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his insights. »Read more
  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 12:49 PM ET

The Next Big Thing in Commodities: Strategists

Posted By: Krystina Gustafson
The next surge in the bullish commodities market could come from the joint venture of rival miners Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, both of which provide excellent investment opportunities, said Greg Smith managing director for the UK at Fat Prophets. »Read more
  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 12:08 PM ET

Wal-Mart Stock: Should You Buy Now?

Posted By: CNBC.com
Wal-Mart Stores announced a new $15 billion share repurchase program and said it'll increase its fiscal-year dividend by 15 percent, to $1.09 per share. Should you buy it? John Lawrence, managing director of equity research at Morgan Keegan, offered CNBC his investment advice. »Read more
  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 10:13 AM ET

6 Ways to Play Gold — Even Short!

Posted By: Tom Lydon|Editor, ETFTrends.com
Inflation fears seem to have replaced panic about whether this country is headed for another Great Depression. And this has led to renewed interest in gold. A number of analysts feel that the metal could at least stay above $900, if not primed for another surge toward the $1,000 mark... »Read more
  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 9:55 AM ET

Stocks Look For Another Week of Gains

Posted By: Bob Pisani
The dollar is rallying, hurting commodities and commodity stocks. Why is the dollar rallying? Better economic news implies higher rates, which makes the dollar more attractive as an investment. A higher dollar means dollar-denominated commodities are more expensive to buy. »Read more
  Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 7:32 AM ET

Options Bet on Cruise Line Cost Cuts

Posted By: Pete Najarian
After slashing prices to lure budget-conscious vacationers, Royal Caribbean has been making steady headway and yesterday drew some upside options activity. »Read more
  Thursday, 4 Jun 2009 | 5:49 PM ET

Newest 'Green Shoots' Sign: Private Jets Rebound

Posted By: JeeYeon Park
The private jet business suffered from a major contraction in the fourth-quarter of 2008, but is now on track for a record second-quarter, said Andrew Zarrow, CEO of V1 Jets International. »Read more

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