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  • Microsoft Shares Hit 4- Year High Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 5:07 PM ET
    Microsoft Shares Hit 4- Year High

    The Fast Money crew with the trade on Microsoft's momentum, and Adam Holt, Morgan Stanley, provides analysis on upward pressure on Microsoft, as index funds and ETFs increase the percentage of holdings in the tech giant.

  • Stocks Off to the Races? Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    Stocks Off to the Races?

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on three key charts that show the S&P breaking through technical levels.

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    Global hedge fund assets are off to a fairly good start this year, with a total of $2.01 trillion in assets under management, and a global median up 1.52 percent since January 1 — according to Deutsche Bank's Monthly Hedge Fund Trends Report February 2012.

  • Uranium Is Hedge Against Inflation: Analysts Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 4:57 PM ET

    While the spotlight is usually on gold or silver, uranium offers a hedge against inflation, Anthony Young, director of metals and mining research at Dahlman Rose told CNBC.

  • Dow, Nasdaq Finish at Multi-Year Highs Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    Stocks ended near session highs Thursday, with the Dow and Nasdaq logging multi-year highs, fueled by robust economic news and as the euro rebounded against the dollar following reports the euro zone central banks agreed to exchange their existing Greek bonds for new ones.

  • SecondMarket CEO on Private Stock Transactions Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 4:15 PM ET
    SecondMarket CEO on Private Stock Transactions

    Private stock transactions hit $1 billion in 2011, a 55% surge from the previous year. Barry Silbert, SecondMarket founder & CEO, weighs in.

  • 'Worst-Case Scenario' Bank Downgrades Unlikely: Analyst Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 4:09 PM ET

    Moody’s will likely downgrade some of the credit ratings of 17 global and 114 European financial institutions, but the downgrades likely will not result in a worse-case scenario, one analyst told CNBC.

  • Mobile Apps Driving Our Revenue Rebound: Orbitz CEO Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 4:01 PM ET

    While revenue dropped in the last quarter, Orbitz CEO Barney Harford raised his outlook for 2012, telling CNBC he expects to report "high-single-digit" growth this quarter, mainly because of a boost in mobile bookings.

  • 5 Deal-Ready Stocks Loved by Hedge Funds Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 3:52 PM ET

    Every quarter hedge funds and large investors file their holdings with the SEC, revealing value picks, cyclical bets, growth opportunities and activist pushes. TheStreet.com details five stocks that hedge funds flocked to.

  • These Credit Card Stocks Have Upside: Analyst Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    With data indicating card loan quality is trending better this year than he expected, KBW analyst Sanjay Sakhrani reiterated his “buy” ratings for Discover Financial Services, Capital One, and American Express.

  • Dollar Gets No Respect Despite Economic Gains Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 2:35 PM ET
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    The dollar rose on a flutter of activity earlier today, but after a few positive headlines out of Europe, it reversed course, tipping into negative territory, while the euro edged higher.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Gets Weekly Options Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 2:04 PM ET
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    Berkshire Hathaway joins the growing list of companies that investors can play in the expanding market for short term options.

  • What's Fueling Gas Prices Now? Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 1:30 PM ET
    What's Fueling Gas Prices Now?

    The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.52 - that's 38 cents more than it cost consumers a year ago, with John Woods, JJ Woods & Associates.

  • Tech Tear: Bubble or Boom? Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 1:18 PM ET
    Tech Tear: Bubble or Boom?

    Technology burst out of the gate in 2012, leading gains and rising 12%. But are investors looking at a bubble or boom?Larry Haverty, Gabelli Multimedia Trust Association, and Edward Crotty, Davidson Investment Advisors, discuss.

  • Bull Case for Apple Stock Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 12:35 PM ET
    Bull Case for Apple Stock

    Whitney Tilson, shares why he likes Apple now.

  • Dow Theory Sending 'Troubling Sign' for Stock Rally Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 12:23 PM ET
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    Transportation stocks are sending a troubling signal — for Dow theorists in particular — that the four-month market rally is nearing its end.

  • Is it 'Over' for Netflix? Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 12:15 PM ET
    Is it 'Over' for Netflix?

    Michael Pacter, analyst at Webush Securities, explains why he thinks it's "over" for Netflix.

  • 90 Seconds with Art Cashin: Give Greece Money After Default

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss whether European finance ministers could find a way to allow Greece to default but not leave the euro zone, and give them money after, to rebuild.

  • Lack of Volume Fallacy Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 11:04 AM ET
    Lack of Volume Fallacy

    CNBC contributor Gary Kaminsky takes a look at the fallacy of lack of volume.

  • Weekly unemployment claims fell to 348,000, the second lowest level since 2008. Moreover claims levels consistently below 350 would indicate a much stronger labor market, and below 325 a genuinely healthy labor market.