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  • Avon's Jung Stripped of CEO Title

    Avon Products strips Andrea Jung of CEO title, but she remains chairman, as the company begins to look for a replacement. The Fast Money traders with the play on the management change.

  • Gartman: Gold 'Bull' is Dead

    Calling the death of gold's bull run, and the beginning of a gold bear market, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.

  • Trading  on the Fed's Decision

    The Fast Money traders with the play on the Fed's decision to leave interest rates unchanged.

  • Fast Money, December 13, 2011

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • Although McDonald’s recent rally in the stock market has pushed its shares to trade at all-time highs, one analyst still maintains a "buy" rating on the fast-food giant as investors flee to safety stocks.

  • Best Buy's efforts to boost sales — particularly on Black Friday — by deep discounting took a heavy toll on gross profit margins, resulting in the retailer missing quarterly earnings estimates, Brian Nagel, senior research analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., told CNBC Tuesday.

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    The outlook for the euro is iffy at best, this strategist says - but watch out for positioning risks.

  • Want to know which banks investors are currently betting against? Take a look at the short interest ratio, which divides average trading volumes by outstanding short interest.

  • "We get rumors Netflix is going to be acquired every month. It’s either Amazon or Microsoft or Verizon or somebody else," said Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson.

  • Fed Statement: No Change in Interest Rates

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Fed pledges to keep rates exceptionally low through at least mid-2013. Discussing the Fed's decision and its impact on the economy, with Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics; Bill Gross, Pimco; Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics; and Stephen Gallo, Schneider Foreign Exchange.

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    "Europe is going into recession and the ripple effect on global growth next year is the story," says strategist Peter Boockvar. "To think we can avoid it is delusional."

  • Time to Buy CRM?

    A look at shares of and whether weakness does present a buying opportunity, with Walter Pritchard, Citi director/software analyst.

  • Sell Zynga Before IPO?

    One analyst explains why he is already less than impressed with the soon-to-be stock. Insight on his net move, with Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee & Leach managing director.

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    You're an entrepreneur in the making, seeking the holy grail of working for yourself. What you need to focus on is what is going to drive your business. Or, more precisely, what product is going to drive it.

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    Goldman Sachs' latest "Conviction List" for the Americas, a roster of "buy"-rated U.S. stocks, highlights 11 consumer companies. details the profiles, market cap, potential upside and 2011 return of these companies.

  • Money in Motion: How to Play the Euro

    A check on the next move for the euro and other areas currency traders are finding value right now, with Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank director of foreign exchange.

  • Oil Pops Above $100

    Crude futures are back near $100 a barrel on supply concerns and reports that Iran is conducting military exercises. The trade on oil, with Daniel Dicker, senior contributor.

  • McDonalds Is Well Positioned

    Lately, consumers have been craving McCafé Peppermint Mochas and McRibs. Discussing the successful business planning behind the recent rally for McDonalds shares, with Matt DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets senior restaurant analyst and CNBC's Melissa Lee.

  • Verizon to Buy Netflix?

    Netflix shares are trading higher on speculation that Verizon is looking to acquire the online movie provider. A look at where the stock is headed, with Michael Olson, PiperJaffray senior research analyst.

  • What Markets Want from Wall Street

    Discussing Europe's impact on the markets and an outlook for 2012, with Dan Genter, RNC Genter Capital Mgmt. CEO/CIO and Wasif Latif, USAA vice president of equity investments.