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    The yen has had a rough week, and this strategist says trading patterns suggest the weakness could continue.

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    With the U.S. economy in recovery mode and Europe’s debt crisis easing, at least for now,  debt remains a big issue for American consumers and corporations, and the government.

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    Forget the U.S., E.U. and Japan. Look to Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region for stable sources of income.

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    An unpredictable market, rising fuel prices, and growing concern that inflation may trend higher as the economic recovery takes hold. Enter: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities.

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    Personal debt dies with the borrower, and thus can’t be passed along to children or spouses -- but there are some notable — and potentially costly — exceptions.

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    The government wants to make it easier for workers to convert part of their 401(k) savings into an annuity that would pay guaranteed income checks for life — no matter the ups and downs in the markets.

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    Why are commercial banks and the federal government asking so many Americans to take out new mortgages with much more favorable terms?  Fees, votes, and politics.

  • Is Apple Too Big?

    As Apple continues to break "i-popping milestones," a look at whether the tech giant has grown too big? Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics Investment Partners; Brian Marshall, ISI Group; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, weigh in.

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    As the financial sector posts strong gains so far this year, one portfolio manager thinks now may be the second best time in history for investors to own these stocks.

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    The U.S. economy is about to meet its worst enemy head-on — the surging energy prices that experts believe are right about at the point where they will forestall any further recovery.

  • Be it expanding data storage, or improving the iPad’s screen, a select few technology companies are well poised to soar on Apple sales, says Stephanie Link, director of research and strategist for TheStreet.com.

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    Like a lot of investors, Houston Texans owner Robert McNair tries to invest in “things I understand,” he told CNBC Friday.

  • Oil Prices Bounce Back

    As oil bounces back from yesterday's losses, Daniel Dicker, MercBloc president, discusses the commodity's next move.

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    There are a handful of small, actively managed mutual funds holding little more than a dozen or so stocks boasting returns above 22 percent this year. Their secret? Old-fashioned stock picking of lesser-known or undervalued companies.

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    For most of us, retirement will be the shortest, most challenging period of our lives and yet few are fully prepared for this life stage.

  • Trading the iPad Teardown

    Breaking down the companies and components inside the new iPad, with Jonathan Gellar, Boy Genius Report. And a look at Intel making news with its web TV announcement.

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    When Mylan Inc. held its analyst day a few weeks ago, it offered an earnings per share forecast for (wait for it!) 2018.

  • Bond Sell-Off Signal Higher Stocks?

    A look at where the markets are headed and whether the sell-off in bonds means a wall of money is set to move into stocks, with Jeffrey Palma, UBS head of global equity strategy. Also, a look at the rise in financials following the stress tests results.

  • Correction on the Way?

    Will the rally continue or is there a correction on the horizon? Insight with Russ Koesterich, BlackRock's iShares Group.

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    As consumers line up for its brand new iPad, some strategists worry too many Wall Street houses are lining up behind Apple, sending its stock price up too far, too fast.