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  • Banking on the Economy

    Sharing perspective on where the current market stands and what America needs, with Kelly King, BB&T chairman/CEO.

  • Cramer's Issues for the Street

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his outlook on the markets ahead of the trading day.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Friday despite  a downgrade by Fitch Ratings of Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and five other large banks based in Europe and the US, citing "increased challenges" in the financial markets.

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    Euro shorts take cover and Indonesia gets a ratings boost - it's time for your FX Fix.

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    As long as financial problems in Europe and the U.S. continue, the market will remain flat and investors will remain nervous in 2012, the head of Raymond James Financial told CNBC.

  • Global Markets Update: Euro Comes Off 11-Month Low

    U.S. futures are up following yesterday's gains. European shares rise, led by mining stocks. Fitch downgrades Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and Barclays. The euro is off its 11-month low. Italian PM Monti faces a confidence vote on a 33 billion euro austerity package. And gold rebounds while crude stays steady. In Asia, better-than-expected U.S. economic data lifts the markets in a mixed session.

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    An extended bank holiday in the European Union to halt a steep market fall, a third party candidate winning the race for the White House, and 50 European banks being nationalized are just a few of Saxo Bank's "outrageous predictions" for 2012.

  • Steel Is an Investment for the Brave

    Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays Capital says there is over-capacity in the steel industry, though value investors may find bargains in some steel stocks.

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    With one final shopping week to go, investors will be keeping their eye on the consumer to see how holiday sales shake out and what it might mean for the economy.

  • Lightning Round

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Honeywell CEO's 2012 Outlook

    We want the highest oil price the economy can stand, says David Cote, Honeywell chairman & CEO. "We try to be in everything because you can't predict how things are going to go," he tells Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Fast Money Final Trade

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

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    Amid all the gloom and doom about unemployment, there are growing signs that things may actually be getting better.

  • Breaking News: RIM

    The Playbook 2.0 is still coming in February, according the the Research in Motion earnings call. CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses.

  • Bullish on Zynga: Analyst

    Zynga is the clear leader in the social gaming space, says Stephanie Chang, Renaissance Capital research analyst. Zynga's partnership with Facebook is beneficial, she adds.

  • RIMM Disappoints the Street

    Research in Motion sees Q4 gross margin of approximately 38%. Colin Gillis, BGC Partners, explains why he maintains a sell rating on Research in Motion.

  • Wall Street made a solid bid Thursday to end a three-day losing streak as worries over Europe took a sabbatical and were replaced with hopes of a U.S. economic recovery.

  • Wall Street made a solid bid Thursday to end a three-day losing streak as worries over Europe took a sabbatical and were replaced with hopes of a U.S. economic recovery.

  • Talking Numbers: Metal Meltdown?

    Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak, discuss what the charts are saying about gold and silver, which have had a rough couple days. Could a bottom be near?

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    Traders have been bracing for sovereign rating cuts in Europe ever since Standard & Poor's issued a warning. Here's what to do.