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  Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 4:11 PM ET

Billionaire Investor: More Mergers Ahead For Rallying Market

Posted By: Drew Sandholm

A flurry of merger deals bodes well for the future as long as the stock market cooperates as well, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Thursday.

As bulls question the strength of a rally that catapulted stock indexes to multi-year highs, some market players were encouraged by a burst of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), which included names like U.S. Airways, Constellation Brands and H.J. Heinz.

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  Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

Market Pro: Why Corn Could Fall Further

Posted By: Jim Iuorio
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It looks like corn could continue to fall.

If you've looked at a corn chart lately, you've seen a pretty dramatic move lower since the high it made in August.

Why's that?

Well, the main factor is seasonal. Indeed, after the huge drought-driven run-up we saw in the summer, it is only normal to see the prices come off in the winter.

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  Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:02 PM ET

How Are You Playing Bonds?

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Trouble in Treasurys.

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  Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

Market Pro's Key Levels for Crude

Posted By: Rich Ilczyszyn
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Crude oil was unable to break through the $98.22 resistance on Wednesday. It reached a high of $98.11 before retreating on what was actually a supportive inventory report.

(Read More: US Oil Output Hike: What It Means for Gulf Producers)

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  Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 5:13 PM ET

Pro: Why Gold Could Fall Lower Still

Posted By: Rich Ilczyszyn
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When Gold was unable to trade through $1700 twice in January, it was clear that the market was lacking something. Indeed, at the moment, there is no immediate need to be in gold. The equity market has shown promising returns, and there is generally less economic uncertainty than in recent years. Additionally, there are many skeptics who argue that there is an end on the horizon for the Fed's "endless" printing. This would make a bearish case for Gold.

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  Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 2:39 PM ET

As Gasoline Prices Rise, Traders Bet Rally Continues

Posted By: Drew Sandholm

Gasoline futures hit a six-month high on Wednesday, with some market watchers believing the rally has further to run.

With Americans already feeling the pinch of higher taxes, gas prices have been on a fairly steady climb. Two major factors behind the rise are supply issues and a lack of refining capacity, according to Commodities trader Anthony Grisanti.

(Read more: Gasoline at Highest Price Ever for This Time of Year.)

Indeed, stockpiles of gasoline and distillates fell, according to the weekly petroleum status report released by the Energy Information Administration this week — triggering some concerns that a dearth of supply will put even more upward pressure on energy prices.

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  Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:10 PM ET

Why This Metal's Rally Is Good for Stocks: Pro

Posted By: Jim Iuorio
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A rally in copper futures will help push the stock market higher.

If you look at a chart of copper futures compared to the S&P 500 index, it is immediately evident that there is a strong longer-term comparison between these assets. Actually, that makes perfect sense, as both copper and equities are considered "risk-on" assets.

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  Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 3:45 PM ET

Jim Rogers: Facebook Isn't an Investment, It's a 'Waste of Time'

Posted By: Drew Sandholm

Facebook is the world's No. 1 social network with more than 1 billion-plus users, but billionaire investor Jim Rogers said Tuesday that unless the company figures out how to monetize its massive following, he doesn't think its stock is worth an investment.

"I can't conceive that that's going to be a fabulous place to make a lot of money," Rogers said on CNBC's "Futures Now," adding he thinks the website is, however, "a good way to waste time."

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  Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

Why 10-Year Notes Could Suffer a Dramatic Sell-Off

Posted By: Jim Iuorio
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The 10-year Treasury note could soon suffer a dramatic downturn.

If you look at a chart of the ten year note prices, it is easy to see that they remain in a well-defined downtrend. To my eye, this suggests an objective of 130.00 (which would be a 2.17 percent yield).

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  Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

Why the Stock Market Is Headed for All-Time Highs

Posted By: Anthony Grisanti
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The stock market looks as though it's headed for all-time highs.

On Friday, the March S&P E-mini finally broke solidly through the 1,510 area, and now looks like it's headed to 1,530.

(Read More: Stocks Better Investment Than Homes: Shiller)

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