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  • PayAnywhere CEO Talks Mobile Payments Long-Term

    Accepting credit cards used to be costly and complicated, but now anyone with a smartphone and an app can make transactions anywhere. Marc Gardner, PayAnywhere president & CEO, offers insight.

  • Red Hat Earnings Beat the Street

    Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst discusses his company's latest earnings beat and strong position in Europe.

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    The double whammy of Europe's sovereign crisis and a slowing global economy hammered gold and silver prices Thursday.

  • Oil Breaks Below $79

    The Fast Money traders break down today's market action since China reported weak manufacturing data; and Stephen Schork, The Schork Report, offers inside on crude's plunge. "We have too much supply, not enough demand, and we are now in a massive correction," says Schork.

  • Fast Money Portfolio: Betting on Big Caps

    Is being long volatility one of the best ways to make money in the current environment? James Lebenthal of Lebanthal Asset Management, shares his stock picks.

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    Bed Bath & Beyond is up 41 percent over the past 12 months. But shares tumbled more than 15 percent on Thursday following a weaker-than-expected profit outlook for the current quarter. Is this a minor hiccup or a long-term setback for the home furnishing store?

  • Summer is here, and along with high temperatures, shorts and flip-flops, another seasonal phenomenon is taking place — college students are graduating, and they’re taking their newly minted degrees into the real world in the hopes of landing a job. But what are their chances of finding work in their fields, or even finding jobs that don’t require them to ask if you want fries with that?Job seekers between ages 16 to 24 who are not enrolled in school and have attained a bachelor’s degree or highe

    Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.

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    Stocks traded mostly higher at the open Thursday, with traders shrugging off a fresh batch of economic reports and a rising dollar as Europe's debt woes continued to intensify.

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    Matthew McLennan, manager of the First Eagle Global Fund, focuses on investment options including equities that offer real returns over time. Holdings include gold and big tech names.

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    One of these days, the drama in Europe will slow down - just not yet. Here's how to trade euro bounces.

  • New Wave of Properties Renting for $100,000/Month

    CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at what's happening with rentals for the super-rich.

  • Biology Behind Risk-Taking?

    John Coates, University of Cambridge research fellow, discusses the evolution of traders and investors over the last few years, and whether traders are becoming more fearful and less daring.

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    Despite news that Chesapeake Energy has named a new chairman and four other independent directors, one analyst told CNBC that the company’s current guidance is looking “less and less plausible every day.”

  • Two global companies, two very different trades. That sums up Friday’s Options Action, where the traders found a reason to be bearish, and then a company to get bullish on.

  • SEC's Schapiro: Money Markets a Threat

    Mary Schapiro, SEC Chair, says that money market funds are investment products, not banking products.

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    Don Yacktman of Yacktman Asset Management says consumer staples may be plain vanilla, but you know what you're buying and what the companies will be selling in the years to come.

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    If you’re a current Red Hat investor Wednesday’s earnings release must have felt like getting caught in the rain without an umbrella while wearing your favorite Borsalino.

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    Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Fall in Euro Adding to Stocks' Losses

    "You got to be a seller on the bounce," says Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group.

  • Don Yacktman's Top Stock Picks

    Don Yacktman, Yacktman Focused Fund, says he sees big drops in the market as buying opportunities. "We like stocks that are profitable and dull," he tells CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.