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  • Bart Chilton | Commissioner U.S. Commodity Futures

    Futures markets are still reeling from the collapse of MF Global and Thursday, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Bart Chilton is suggesting that an insurance fund for derivatives might be just what the markets need to restore confidence.

  • Warren Buffett: Still Got Game Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:37 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett will still be running Berkshire Hathaway one year from now, Buffett will bag another ‘elephant’ in 2012, and Buffett won’t lie low.

  • Scott Cohn on Crime Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:36 PM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    Add health care fraud to ponzi schemes and insider trading at the top of the list of wrongdoing in the financial world.

  • Deepanshu Bagchee on Asia-Pacific Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:33 PM ET
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    Housing slumps but stocks jump in China, a reversal for Japanese bond yields and deficit problems dog India.

  • Petrobras CEO on Brazilian Oil Boom Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:33 PM ET
    Petrobras CEO on Brazilian Oil Boom

    Discussing the new era for oil, with Jose Sergio Gabrielli, Petrobras CEO, and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Yahoo's Next Problem: Facebook IPO Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:01 PM ET

    As Yahoo looks for the best deal among a host of potential suitors, its problems may only just be beginning. Facebook's initial public offering in 2012, and the resulting corporate war chest, will pose a formidable challenge to Yahoo's main revenue driver: display ads.

  • Markets Focus on Europe, but China May Be Bigger Worry Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    Great Wall of China

    China's move this week to keep its economy afloat isn't getting the big headlines that Europe got, but it may be more significant for the world economy.  Here's why.

  • Morici: Euro is a Cruel Hoax on Mediterranean Nations Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 1:23 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Federal Reserve assistance to shore up Europe's sagging banks may be good geo-politics but it is bad economics. Only abandoning the euro, not printing money and Teutonic austerity, will fix Europe's banks and economies.

  • 6 Stocks Held by the Most Successful Fund Managers Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 1:00 PM ET
    Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    Morningstar, the fund-ratings firm, tracks a group of what it calls its top managers of mutual funds to see what they own. TheStreet.com details five stock picks from Morningstar's number-crunching of its favored mutual fund managers.

  • Brazil's Policy Moves Look 'Real' Good Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 12:32 PM ET
    Brazil

    Cuts in taxes for foreign investors will lift the Brazilian currency, this strategist says.

  • Wells Fargo CEO Cheers Wachovia Integration Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 11:47 AM ET
    Wells Fargo bank

    Three years after a deal that transformed Wells Fargo, CEO John Stumpf has come to Charlotte, NC to retire the Wachovia brand and rally employees whose future looked considerably less bright in 2008.

  • Yoshikami: How to Invest in a Volatile Market Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 10:25 AM ET
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    Market volatility never seems to end. And that's the cold hard fact that investors need to recognize; volatility will never end and it is a permanent part of the investment landscape. So how do you invest in this new environment? Having a perspective on macro events is an important foundational step.

  • General Motors November Sales Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 10:02 AM ET
    General Motors November Sales

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the numbers from GM and a company outlook, with Don Johnson, General Motors VP of U.S. sales.

  • Lululemon Tumbles as Revenues Disappoint Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    Lululemon Athletica is down sharply today after third quarter revenues didn't increase as much as analysts had expected.

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    With a "one-decision stock" you identify and hope to own for decades, not days... With a two decision stock you must buy and sell at the right price making the process that much more difficult.

  • Futures Edge Lower After Jobless Claims Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    Futures turned lower Thursday following news that weekly jobless claims climbed unexpectedly last week and following a sharp rally in the previous session.

  • Common Sense Will Prevail, Euro Will Survive: Minister Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 8:32 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Bulgaria still wants to join the euro zone despite recent predictions that the single currency will collapse, but does not agree with a single tax rate in the currency area, Traicho Traikov, minister of economy for Bulgaria, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Despair Will Turn to Hope in 2012: Goldman Analysts Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 4:13 AM ET
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    Despair will turn to hope in 2012 following stock losses in the first quarter, according to analysts at Goldman Sachs portfolio strategy research team.

  • Stock Jump Shows Markets Hunger for Action: Strategist Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 3:51 AM ET
    uP CHART

    Wednesday’s 400-plus point jump in the Dow following news the world's major central banks are taking further coordinated action to reduce the interest rate on dollar swaps shows the market is hungry for action to resolve the euro zone debt crisis, according to analysts at Barclays Capital.

  • US Data Competes With Europe Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 9:05 PM ET
    NYSE trader

    Car sales, chain store sales and manufacturing data — all things that make the economy run — could lift stocks in Thursday's session, following on the Dow's biggest one-day rally since the bull market began.