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  • Fast Money Final Trade Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

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    Look for large-cap companies that have strong sales and cash flows, and which also pay high dividends, regardless of sector, says Brian Peery, portfolio manager for the five-star-rated Hennessy Cornerstone Value Fund.

  • Tiffany Tarnished? Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 5:27 PM ET
    Tiffany Tarnished?

    Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer analyst, discusses why he likes Tiffany in the long run but remains cautious near term. Also, the play on high-end retailers and eBay's downgrade, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Markets Head Higher as Financials Bounce Back Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    Markets Head Higher as Financials Bounce Back

    The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq keep rising, so is now the time to get short ahead of Friday's options expiration and CPI report? Keith McCullough, Hedgeye, weighs in on the trade. Also, the play on the rise in bank stocks, with The Fast Money traders. And is China already in a hard landing?

  • Foursquare CEO on Deals, Investors Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 4:48 PM ET
    Foursquare CEO on Deals, Investors

    Dennis Crowley, Foursquare co-founder & CEO, offers insight on the company's 3-year anniversary, upcoming deals and whether it will go down the IPO road.

  • S&P Passes 1,400; Bank Stocks Lead Rally Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 4:02 PM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, as investors built on the week’s rally, ahead of unemployment data from the Labor Department, and manufacturing data.

  • Gold Stocks a Bargain vs. Gold: Analyst Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 3:32 PM ET

    Gold stocks are hitting 52-week lows. So why choose gold stocks over the real thing? They’re on their way up, dividends in tow, says Patrick Chidley, mining analyst for HSBC.

  • Playing Large-Cap Momentum Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 2:58 PM ET
    Playing Large-Cap Momentum

    Brian Peery, Hennessy Cornerstone Value Fund, shares a couple of "dirty" stocks, and one that can help you clean up.

  • Hopium Heats Up in Miami Real Estate Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 2:47 PM ET
    Hopium Heats Up in Miami Real Estate

    Miami's condo market took a brutal hit in the housing downturn, but things are heating up again. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

  • Gold Stocks a Bargain? Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 1:37 PM ET
    Gold Stocks a Bargain?

    Patrick Chidley, HSBC Global Research, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, discuss whether investors should buy gold miners on the metal's overall weakness in 2012.

  • Visa, MasterCard Falling Behind Financials in 2012 Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 1:24 PM ET
    Credit Cards

    Despite their gains, Visa and MasterCard still lag behing the sector's rally.

  • Money Shifting from Bonds to Stocks? Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 1:16 PM ET
    Money Shifting from Bonds to Stocks?

    Carmine Grigoli, Mizuho Securities, and Keith Goddard, Capital Advisors Growth Fund, discuss why money is moving out of the bond market now.

  • Miami Condo Market: Bust to Boom? Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Miami Construction Cranes

    Foreign buyers, largely from South America, but also from Europe, Russia and China, are flooding into the Miami area, and that has developers rushing to keep up with demand.

  • White House: Report on Release of Emergency Oil Not True

    Conflicting reports of coordinated spr release sends oil in frenzy, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Firms That Face Currency Headwinds Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 12:41 PM ET
    Firms That Face Currency Headwinds

    John Taylor, of FX Concepts, points to companies that face currency headwinds, including Google, Johnson & Johnson & Nike. Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group, offers insight on Ross Stores after it reported Q4 earnings this morning.

  • Dare to Short Apple? Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 12:15 PM ET
    Dare to Short Apple?

    The Fast Money traders discuss whether investors should short Apple's stock. Meanwhile, Toni Sacconaghi, senior analyst at Sanford Bernstein, says his rating on Apple remains "outperform."

  • Taylor: Short the Greenback Now Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
    Taylor: Short the Greenback Now

    John Taylor, FX Concepts, says investors should "short" the dollar, and explains why Treasurys appear to be breaking down: China and Japan don't have the money to invest in the U.S., he says. And Brian Modoff, analyst at Deutsche Bank, weighs in on Cisco stock after the company's $5 billion deal to acquire NDS Group.

  • Questions as Banks Increase Dividends Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 11:47 AM ET
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    Industry analysts and academics question the move by some of the nation’s biggest financial firms, emboldened by stress test results, to begin doling out billions of dollars in dividends, the New York Times reports.

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    All but four banks passed the latest round of Federal Reserve stress tests, but those in the “sweet spot” are the regionals, Sterne Agee financial services analyst Todd Hagerman told CNBC Thursday.

  • 90 Seconds with Art Cashin: Lots of Questions About Yields

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the steady day. The floor's been watching to see where the money is going. "Lot of questions about yields, here," Cashin says.