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  • S&P Could Spike to 1,700 in 2012: Birinyi Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    As if the S&P 500’s robust gain so far hasn't been impressive enough, Laszlo Birinyi, president of Birinyi Associates, says there’s still further room for the index to rally to 1,700 sometime this year.

  • S&P 1700 in 2012? Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    S&P 1700 in 2012?

    The update on oil's surge on rumors of a pipeline explosion in Saudi Arabia, with the Fast Money crew. Also, two super-bullish reports out today calling for the S&P to hit 1700 later this year, driven by fundamentals. Are the catalysts in place to push the S&P to those levels? Discussing the oil & gas boom; improving outlook on housing, and the dip in unemployment, with the Fast Money traders. And, checking the charts to see if technical indicators support the bullish outlook, with Jeff Weiss, Tejas Securities technical analyst.

  • Hedge Funds Are Buying These Stocks Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:46 PM ET

    Hedge funds took profits in large cap consumer discretionary stocks in the fourth quarter of 2011 and put more money to work in the tech sector, which has been the top performer so far this year.

  • How to Trade the Euro Now Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:45 PM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    The euro has been consolidating recent gains, and this strategist sees a trading opportunity.

  • Apple Is Cheap Enough to Hit $1,000: Five-Star Manager Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:35 PM ET

    Apple’s current valuation could very well drive the stock to $1,000 — but don’t expect a dividend, says Jon Burnham, portfolio manager of Burnham Funds.

  • Talking Numbers: Get in on Gold? Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:28 PM ET
    Talking Numbers: Get in on Gold?

    Mark Newton, of Greywolf Execution Partners, discusses whether it's a good time to invest in gold following yesterday's 5% dip.

  • Time to Take Profits and Run? Strategists Debate Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:22 PM ET
    Barbie at Fashion Week 2012

    With the S&P 500 index posting its best February since 1998 and the Nasdaq Composite Index crossing 3,000 for the first time since 2000, is now the time to take profits and run before a possible correction? Two strategists shared their thoughts with CNBC on Thursday.

  • Gilt Groupe Exec on Online Shopping Rush Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:15 PM ET
    Gilt Groupe Exec on Online Shopping Rush

    Americans spent more than $200 billion online last year and are expected to shell out $327 billion on Internet stores by 2016. Susan Lyne, Gilt Groupe chairman, weighs in.

  • Santelli's Bond Update Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:11 PM ET
    Santelli's Bond Update

    CNBC's Rick Santelli offers his view on Thursday's bond yields.

  • Apple Co-Founder Calls $1000 Apple Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 2:12 PM ET
    Apple Co-Founder Calls $1000 Apple

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reflects on the tech giant's $500 billion market cap. He also tells CNBC's Brian Sullivan the stock will hit $1000.

  • Why Nasdaq 3,000 Is 'Bigger Deal' Than Dow 13,000 Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    While the Dow hitting 13,000 made big headlines earlier this week, the Nasdaq's ascent to 3,000 could be the more significant of the two psychological milestones.

  • Investors Still Worry About Market's Direction Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 2:00 PM ET
    Investors Still Worry About Market's Direction

    Mark Tepper, Strategic Wealth Partners, and Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, discuss why investors are still concerned about interest rates, Europe and earnings: "There's a ton of macroeconomic risk out there," says Tepper. "Japan, this month alone, has to roll over $3 trillion in debt."

  • Same Store Sales Rise 6.4%, Beating Estimates Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 1:33 PM ET
    Same Store Sales Rise 6.4%, Beating Estimates

    February marks the 30th straight month of same store sales increases, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Poll: Clean Tech the Next Internet? Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    There's a lot of hope —and hype —about clean tech, as more businesses, big and small, new and old, look to get ahead in the fast-growing sector.

  • Halftime Pops & Drops Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:27 PM ET
    Halftime Pops & Drops

    Insight on stocks making the biggest moves in the market today, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Grim Outlook for Research in Motion Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:14 PM ET
    Grim Outlook for Research in Motion

    Shares of Research in Motion fell today after Jefferies cut its estimates and price target, with Peter Misek, of Jefferies.

  • Mario Gabelli's Investing Strategy Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 10:08 AM ET
    Mario Gabelli's Investing Strategy

    Mario Gabelli, Gamco Investors, Inc. chairman/CEO, discusses which companies will benefit from "financial engineering."

  • Pimco Launches Total Return ETF Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 9:38 AM ET
    Pimco Launches Total Return ETF

    Pimco co-CIO Bill Gross discusses the mutual fund's total return fund, offered to investors as an ETF.

  • Bill Gross: Greece 'Credit Event' Resolution Still Needed

    PIMCO's Bill Gross comments on this morning's ruling by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association that Greece has not triggered a payout on credit default swaps by some of its recent moves preparing for a debt restructuring. "It's not over until it's over, there."

  • Futures Hold Gains After Jobless Claims Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures held their modest gains Thursday, after jobless claims declined in the previous week to hold near four-year lows.