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    If history is any indication, the stock market could soon lose the resilience it has shown so far in the face of soaring oil and gasoline prices, says a new report from Morgan Stanley.

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    Smaller G20 currencies have outperformed the big four all year, and this strategist sees the trend continuing.

  • Teen Retail Stocks to Buy Now

    Kimberly Greenberger, Morgan Stanley, and Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, discuss upgrades on American Eagle and look ahead of earnings from Urban Outfitters after the bell today.

  • You might be wondering why the Nike April 105- and 100-strike puts are so active today.

  • The Walt Disney science-fiction film “John Carter,” starring Taylor Kitsch

    Space adventure film “John Carter” may have flopped at the box office, but Walt Disney’s other assets, such as amusement parks and ESPN, keep the “buy” rating intact, according to Tuna Amobi, media analyst for Standard & Poors. 

  • Stress Tests to Trigger Catalyst for Banks?

    JC O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group, explains why bank stress test results could be the catalyst to set up financials for a breakout. The Fast Money crew also discusses whether it's time to buy on gold's weakness.

  • Mario Gabelli, CEO of Gabelli Asset Management Company Investors (GAMCO Investors)

    Usually the whole is greater than the sum of its parts — not to investment guru Mario Gabelli. The CEO of Gamco Investors told CNBC Monday he wants to invest in companies that have a history of splitting off successful businesses and then invest in both companies.

  • Hedge Funds Underperform

    Hedge funds have underperformed so far this year because of Fed policies, says Anthony Scaramucci, Fast Money trader. Meanwhile, Tony Wible, of Janney Capital Markets, weighs in on Disney's upgrade.

  • Bove: Bank Stress Tests Flawed

    Richard Bove, Rochdale Securities, says the bank stress tests are based on unrealistic hypotheticals. Meanwhile, the Fast Money traders discuss a possible slowdown in China and management changes at Pepsi, with Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank.

  • Nat Gas Prices Hit 10-Year Lows

    Soaring inventory levels have kept natural gas prices at 10-year lows. Chris Jarvis, Caprock Risk Management president & CEO, and Phil Weiss, Argus Research senior energy analyst, discuss whether low prices are here to stay.

  • What's Brewing in the Coffee Market?

    James Cordier, Liberty Trading Group principal & founder, explains how a record coffee crop will impact consumers. Sara Senatore, Sanford Bernstein senior analyst, explains how investors can make money from falling coffee prices.

  • ETF Strategist

    In the second edition of CNBC's special report, we take a look at the volatile, yet lucrative world of commodities and what's in the sights of both bulls and bears.

  • ETF Strategist | Commodities

    While individual commodities are subject to a lot of momentum—they are a good alternative to stocks and bonds and commonly used for diversification, and hedging investments.

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    Corn, energy and some industrial metals look particularly well positioned for gains in the year ahead, thanks to  tight inventory levels and potential supply shocks.

  • In targeting the most promising subsectors or individual commodities, consider platinum, palladium, copper and corn.

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    With commodities enjoying a robust start to 2012, some traders are concerned that crude oil and other hard assets are ripe for a fall.

  • If abundance is the enemy of commodity traders, the current landscape is a veritable  minefield.

  • Disney's Box Office Bomb

    Disney's movie, "John Carter", generated only $30.6 million in its first weekend. Despite the weak opening, S& P sr. media & entertainment analyst, Tuna Amobi, maintains a "buy" on Disney stock.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    If Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stays mum on quantitative easing, here's what to do.

  • Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke speaks at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation headquarters, on February 16, 2012 in Arlington, Virgina.

    Clearly, we are in an unprecedented time in economic history of the United States. And the Federal Reserve stands as the activist institution holding the strings to the future of economic recovery.