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  • Sovereign Debt Buyers Search Far and Wide Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    Forget the U.S., E.U. and Japan. Look to Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region for stable sources of income.

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    An unpredictable market, rising fuel prices, and growing concern that inflation may trend higher as the economic recovery takes hold. Enter: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities.

  • Who Inherits Your Debt? Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:19 PM ET

    Personal debt dies with the borrower, and thus can’t be passed along to children or spouses -- but there are some notable — and potentially costly — exceptions.

  • A New Option for the Retirement Crowd Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:18 PM ET

    The government wants to make it easier for workers to convert part of their 401(k) savings into an annuity that would pay guaranteed income checks for life — no matter the ups and downs in the markets.

  • Refinance, Please Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:18 PM ET

    Why are commercial banks and the federal government asking so many Americans to take out new mortgages with much more favorable terms?  Fees, votes, and politics.

  • Is Apple Too Big? Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:04 PM ET
    Is Apple Too Big?

    As Apple continues to break "i-popping milestones," a look at whether the tech giant has grown too big? Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics Investment Partners; Brian Marshall, ISI Group; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, weigh in.

  • Financial Sector Has Bottomed: Portfolio Manager Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 1:42 PM ET

    As the financial sector posts strong gains so far this year, one portfolio manager thinks now may be the second best time in history for investors to own these stocks.

  • Rising Gas Prices Could Soon Stall Economic Recovery Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 1:40 PM ET
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    The U.S. economy is about to meet its worst enemy head-on — the surging energy prices that experts believe are right about at the point where they will forestall any further recovery.

  • 4 Tech Stocks Riding the iPad Wave: Strategist Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 1:26 PM ET

    Be it expanding data storage, or improving the iPad’s screen, a select few technology companies are well poised to soar on Apple sales, says Stephanie Link, director of research and strategist for TheStreet.com.

  • Invest in What You Understand: Houston Texans Owner Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 12:51 PM ET

    Like a lot of investors, Houston Texans owner Robert McNair tries to invest in “things I understand,” he told CNBC Friday.

  • Oil Prices Bounce Back Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 12:42 PM ET
    Oil Prices Bounce Back

    As oil bounces back from yesterday's losses, Daniel Dicker, MercBloc president, discusses the commodity's next move.

  • 10 Stocks Boosting Little Funds to Big Returns Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 12:38 PM ET

    There are a handful of small, actively managed mutual funds holding little more than a dozen or so stocks boasting returns above 22 percent this year. Their secret? Old-fashioned stock picking of lesser-known or undervalued companies.

  • Planning for Retirement? Slow Down! Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 12:37 PM ET
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    For most of us, retirement will be the shortest, most challenging period of our lives and yet few are fully prepared for this life stage.

  • Trading the iPad Teardown Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 12:20 PM ET
    Trading the iPad Teardown

    Breaking down the companies and components inside the new iPad, with Jonathan Gellar, Boy Genius Report. And a look at Intel making news with its web TV announcement.

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    When Mylan Inc. held its analyst day a few weeks ago, it offered an earnings per share forecast for (wait for it!) 2018.

  • Bond Sell-Off Signal Higher Stocks? Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
    Bond Sell-Off Signal Higher Stocks?

    A look at where the markets are headed and whether the sell-off in bonds means a wall of money is set to move into stocks, with Jeffrey Palma, UBS head of global equity strategy. Also, a look at the rise in financials following the stress tests results.

  • Correction on the Way? Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 11:18 AM ET
    Correction on the Way?

    Will the rally continue or is there a correction on the horizon? Insight with Russ Koesterich, BlackRock's iShares Group.

  • Does Wall Street Love Apple Stock Too Much? Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 11:13 AM ET

    As consumers line up for its brand new iPad, some strategists worry too many Wall Street houses are lining up behind Apple, sending its stock price up too far, too fast.

  • The Markets Latest Moves Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 10:36 AM ET
    The Markets Latest Moves

    A check on the markets, one hour into trading, with Todd Colvin, RJ O'Brien senior vice president of interest rate products.

  • Scotch Industry Resilient in Tough Economic Times Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 10:20 AM ET
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    During its 125th anniversary auction, Glenfiddich set a world record for the most expensive bottle of single malt whisky ever sold at auction; the 55-year-old Glenfiddich sold for $94,000.