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  • 4 Value Stocks for the Contrarian Investor Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Bill Smead, portfolio manager for the Smead Value Investor Fund, offers up four unloved stocks that he thinks are a “buy.”

  • Tweet the Street Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 12:55 PM ET
    Tweet the Street

    The Fast Money traders answer live viewer tweets on stock and investment questions.

  • Trading ISM Data Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 12:49 PM ET
    Trading ISM Data

    Treasury yields are down after ISM results show the U.S. manufacturing sector has improved. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services says "right now, I think yields are going higher and the curve is going to steepen." Meanwhile Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group, offers his view on the Norweigan krone.

  • J.C. Penney vs. Kohls Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 12:30 PM ET
    J.C. Penney vs. Kohls

    JPMorgan is reducing J.C. Penney's F12 same-store sales estimates since sales trends appear softer than anticipated, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Apple's Next Stop, $1,000? Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
    Apple's Next Stop, $1,000?

    Apple remains the premiere play on the rise of the mobile internet sector, says Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets, who expects the next 12-18 months to be very exciting for the company.

  • Stock Trading and Social Media: #Don’tBuytheHype Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 11:33 AM ET

    Mike Driscoll, a former Wall Street equities trader turned Adelphi University professor, likens social media market commentary to anonymous chat rooms in the late 1990s, where people tried to "pump and dump" obscure, thinly traded stocks for a quick profit.

  • Avon Rejects $10B Coty Bid... Analyst Weighs In Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 11:00 AM ET
    Avon Rejects $10B Coty Bid... Analyst Weighs In

    Avon products rejected a $10 billion takeover bid from Coty. Linda Bolton Weiser, analyst at Caris & Company, reiterated a "buy" on Avon this morning.

  • Spring Stock Rally? Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 10:30 AM ET
    Spring Stock Rally?

    JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, says there are many people who think markets will move higher this spring.

  • Groupon Rethinks Refund Policies Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 10:30 AM ET
    Groupon Rethinks Refund Policies

    Sharing perspective on what Groupon's accounting mess means for investors, with Ken Sena, analyst at Evercore Partners analyst, who cut his price target for the company from $28 to $20 per share.

  • How to Trade the British Pound's Rally Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 10:22 AM ET
    Buckingham Palace

    The British pound has exhibited sterling performance lately. Here's one strategist's plan for its next move.

  • Morici: $8 a Gallon Gas? Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 10:20 AM ET

    When President Obama was inaugurated, gas was selling for $1.90 a gallon, and it is now nearly $4.00. Mr. Obama says he needs four more years to change America—if reelected can we look forward to $8.00 a gallon?

  • Faber Report: Coty's $10B Bid for AVP Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    Faber Report: Coty's $10B Bid for AVP

    CNBC's David Faber reports on Coty's $10 billion offer to buy Avon Products. Avon shares are now up sharply on that news.

  • Santelli's Morning Bond Update Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 9:15 AM ET
    Santelli's Morning Bond Update

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market.

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    If the ongoing gas leak at French oil company Total’s Elgin-Franklin well is not brought under control, the firm could see its share price drop by 50 percent, according to Stuart Joyner, head of oil and gas at Investec Securities.

  • Stocks to Watch: AVP, GRPN, AOL & More Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:

  • Dr. Doom Forecasts 'Massive Wealth Destruction' Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 7:16 AM ET
    Dr. Doom Forecasts 'Massive Wealth Destruction'

    Marc Faber, "Gloom, Boom & Doom" editor, anticipates the world will face "massive wealth destruction" caused by inflation or social unrest. "Well to-do people will lose up to 50% of their total wealth," he adds.

  • Santorum, Romney Play to Wisconsin Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 6:30 AM ET
    Santorum, Romney Play to Wisconsin

    CNBC's John Harwood reports that polls are suggesting Mitt Romney will narrowly win Wisconsin in this Tuesday's GOP primary.

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    Herb Greenberg wonders if an obscure provision of the proposed JOBS Act would have kept Groupon from having to restate its financials.

  • Three Tickets in 3 States Share Mega Millions Jackpot Saturday, 31 Mar 2012 | 8:23 AM ET
    Tammy Redlen (C) and Sierra Luchien (L) are jubilant as they walk in Bluebird liquor store after waiting in line for nearly three hours to purchase their Mega Millions lottery ticket on March 29, 2012 in Hawthorne, California.

    The Illinois winning ticket was sold in the small town of Red Bud, near St. Louis. The Maryland lottery winner is from Baltimore County. No details released on Kansas.

  • How to Trade on the Outlook for Oil Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Crude oil had a rough week, but this strategist thinks it won't last. Here's how to play the price drop using currencies.