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  • Expect Huge ECB Liquidity Injection: Strategist Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 2:45 AM ET

    Stock markets can expect to receive a boost from a second huge European Central Bank liquidity injection, according to Lakefield Partner’s Bruno Verstraete.

  • Will the Greek Sacrifice Push the Markets Higher? Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 1:58 AM ET

    The Greek parliament’s approval of fresh austerity measures despite violent protests in Athens opened the door for a brighter disposition in markets and this could push stocks upwards, according to analysts.

  • Are Stocks Ready to Give Back Some of 2012's Gains? Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 9:00 PM ET
    Businessman with crystal ball

    The debate about whether stocks are ripe for a pullback will be as much a focus as anything else Tuesday, as investors watch some fresh U.S. economic data and await the next drama out of Europe.

  • Magnum Hunter's Rapid Growth Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 6:43 PM ET
    Magnum Hunter's Rapid Growth

    Magnum Hunter is engaged in the acquisition of oil and natural gas producing properties and leases, and exploratory drilling of onshore U.S. assets. Gary Evans, the company's chairman and CEO, discusses Magnum's rapid growth and where it's headed.

  • Fast Money Final Trade Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Hamburger Stocks Worth a Nibble Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    Fast-casual dining stocks like Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread are on a tear. Over the past year, Chipotle shares have jumped 38 percent, while Panera has gained 28 percent. Buffalo Wild Wings is another hot name, rising more than 50 percent.

  • Focus on Financials Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 4:42 PM ET
    Focus on Financials

    Finding good valuations and opportunity for the long haul, with Cassandra Toroian, Bell Rock Capital; Jason Goldberg, Barclays Capital, and CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Stocks End Higher, S&P Closes Above 1350 Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 4:21 PM ET

    Stocks kicked off the week on a high note Monday, after Greece's parliament finally gave the green light over the weekend to austerity measures aimed at securing an international bailout package.

  • Workers apply the Apple logo to the exterior of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in preparation for an Apple special event January 26, 2010 in San Francisco, California.

    Apple shares topped $500 for the first time Monday amid a broad market advance, bringing its market capitalization to just over $460 billion.

  • Can Apple Hold Market Cap Top Spot? Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 2:10 PM ET

    As Apple reaches the $500/share mark and achieves a market cap of $460 billion, a quick study uncovers an interesting fact: companies that achieve huge market caps don't usually hold them.

  • Investing Through Market Risks Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 2:02 PM ET
    Investing Through Market Risks

    A look at the biggest wild cards in the economy now and how investors can navigate trough some market risks, with Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics, and Stuart Schweitzer, JPMorgan Private Bank.

  • Is Apple Absolutely Unstoppable? Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 1:17 PM ET
    Is Apple Absolutely Unstoppable?

    Apple has had a nearly $10 billion gain in market cap since Friday. Insight on whether the stock is unstoppable right now, with Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Although its one of those stocks that “everybody wants to bet against,” Apple is still a fairly priced growth company, chief investment strategist Brian Belski of Oppenheimer told CNBC Monday.

  • S&P 500 Hits 1350 Again, But Can It Hold This Time? Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Over the past 13 years, the S&P 500 index has crisscrossed 1350—as it did on Monday—at least half a dozen times. But only once has it managed to keep going. The other times it soon fell back.

  • Asia’s Budget Carriers Go Long Haul for Growth Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:58 PM ET

    Budget carriers in Asia, which have seen surging growth over the last decade, are now looking to tap the long-haul market.

  • Find Value in SAP, Diageo, Says FPA Fund Manager Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:57 PM ET

    As emerging markets consumers earn more, they are spending more on high-end alcohol, says Eric Bokota, portfolio manager for the FPA International Value Fund.

  • The Trade on Knicks' Jeremy Lin Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:22 PM ET
    The Trade on Knicks' Jeremy Lin

    The Fast Money take a look at the hype behind the Knicks' Jeremy Lin and his impact on MSG shares. Also, a look at the midday stock pops and drops.

  • Apple Hits $500, Retail Stocks on Fire Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
    Apple Hits $500, Retail Stocks on Fire

    Discussing his prior hold rating and $450 price target on Apple and whether the $500 breakthrough will make Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, change his position on the stock, and the Fast Money traders take a look at the number of retail stocks hitting 52-week highs.

  • 'Big Risk' Is in Emerging Markets, Not US: Advisor Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 11:28 AM ET

    As Greek riots escalate in Athens, the "big risk" investors haven't noticed is the emerging markets, Richard Bernstein, CEO of Richard Bernstein Advisors, told CNBC Monday.

  • The Sideways Play Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 10:58 AM ET

    ETFs broadly covering bonds in the major taxable and tax-exempt asset classes, plus exposure to convertible bonds that feature some of the upside of stocks, are an investor’s best option to deal with uncertainty.