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  • Groupon Reports First Earnings Ever Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 3:15 PM ET
    Groupon Reports First Earnings Ever

    Groupon is expected to post earnings today, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche; Lou Kerner, SecondShares.com; and Porter Bibb, MediaTech Capital.

  • Time to Bet on the Bull? Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 2:21 PM ET
    Time to Bet on the Bull?

    James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, discusses the direction of the markets on renewed investor optimism.

  • What’s More Important to Baby Boomers Than Money Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    This just in – money isn’t always No. 1! After the recession, a whopping number of Baby Boomers say money isn’t the most important thing they hope to leave to their kids. What could be more important than money?!

  • The Euro Is Headed Higher: Strategist Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 2:11 PM ET
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    Greek crisis? What Greek crisis? Near term, this strategist likes the euro.

  • Credit Rating Cut for CME Group Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 1:26 PM ET
    Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) traders

    The fall of MF Global has claimed another victim — this time it’s the credit rating of CME Group.

  • Cooking Up Big Gains in Casual Dining Stocks Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 1:25 PM ET
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    Shares of casual diners have been on a tear, thanks to the improving economy and consumers with a bit more discretionary cash. But while the latest surge may have some investors wary the stocks may be getting pricey, at least one analyst says to grab them while they're still hot.

  • BofA Surges 43% Year-to-Date Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 1:22 PM ET
    BofA Surges 43% Year-to-Date

    Bank of America is the hottest stock in the Dow this year, surging more than 43%, with Jeffrey Harte, Sandler O'Neill, and Maria Aspen, American Banker.

  • Should Investors Be Bullish? Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 1:16 PM ET
    Should Investors Be Bullish?

    The Dow is recovering nicely from March 2009 lows, surging nearly 100% since that time, with Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors, and Rich Berg, Performance Trust Capital Partners.

  • Sell Groupon Says Morningstar Analyst Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 12:33 PM ET
    Sell Groupon Says Morningstar Analyst

    Groupon has an unproven business model and competitors have several advantages, cautions Rick Summer, analyst at Morningstar.

  • Treasury Yields Indicating Risk Appetite? Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 12:11 PM ET
    Treasury Yields Indicating Risk Appetite?

    Treasury prices are slipping today pushing yields higher on hopes that the Euro Zone will finalize an agreement on a Greek bailout, with Jeff Kilburg, Treasury Curve.

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    Drug company stocks only do well in a “gloom and doom” market where they look good by comparison, Sanford Bernstein analyst Jack Scannell told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Be 100% in Stocks: BlackRock's Fink Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
    Be 100% in Stocks: BlackRock's Fink

    The Fast Money traders assess whether having a 100% stock portfolio is a smart money play.

  • Stock Market's Three-Year Rally Has Fed to Thank Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 11:08 AM ET
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    Federal Reserve easing has helped fire up one of the strongest stock market rebounds ever, and the promise of more is keeping it going, some analysts say.

  • 6 Stocks Unworthy of Biotech Bull Market Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 10:57 AM ET

    Investors are riding a wave of unprecedented optimism following what seems like an avalanche of biotech deals, early drug approvals, and positive clinical news that has kicked off the year. TheStreet.com reports.

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    Friday, the Commerce Department is expected to report the deficit on international trade in goods and services was $47.8 billion in December, unchanged from November.

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    I sat down with Disney CEO Bob Iger immediately following the company’s earnings beat—the company reported 80 cents of earnings per share, compared to the 72 cents Wall Street projected.

  • What's Shaking: Wednesday's Early Movers Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 8:48 AM ET
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    Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:

  • Futures Edge Higher, Buoyed by Greek Hopes Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Wednesday, with investors positioning for a favorable resolution to the Greek sovereign debt crisis.

  • Europe Impacts Bond Yields & Markets Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 8:30 AM ET
    Europe Impacts Bond Yields & Markets

    Insight on how Europe is keeping rates lower, with Austan Goolsbee, Council of Economic Advisers; CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • The Price of K-Cup Convenience Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 8:26 AM ET
    K Cups

    A price war is inevitable — not because of the ridiculously high price of convenience, but because that's what happens when a product comes off patent, which Green Mountain's K-Cups do later this year.