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  • A trader holds his head in his hand on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City

    The risk trade is looking a little frayed around the edges. Traders are looking to this week's jobs data for answers, as worries about global growth reemerge. Economists expect the April jobs number Friday to be slightly weaker than last month at a consensus 198,000 new jobs. In March, 216,000 jobs were created.

  • Silver's Shine Is Fading Fast Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 7:12 PM ET
    Silver bar and coins

    Silver's shine is fading fast, and the market for the precious metal may have reached a top in a speculative, mad dash by ETF investors.

  • Lightning Round OT Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 6:40 PM ET
    Lightning Round OT

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

  • Off the Charts: CAT Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 6:15 PM ET
    Off the Charts: CAT

    Caterpillar has had a mammoth run, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Value Investing Congress Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 5:40 PM ET
    Value Investing Congress

    Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners Managing Partner, reveals a new long position.

  • Stocks End Mixed in Choppy Session Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:53 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Time to Exit China? Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:15 PM ET
    Time to Exit China?

    Could the high flying Chinese economy be in for a hard landing? James Chanos, Kynikos Associates president & founder, lays out the risks involved when investing in China, and weighs in on insiders selling First Solar stock.

  • Stocks Trim Losses Ahead of the Close Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 2:33 PM ET
    Stop Trading: Jim Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer weighing in on flash sale sites and utilities.

  • Smaller Stocks May Be First Victims of Fed Pullback Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 2:28 PM ET
    An Indian stock broker looks worried as he watches the screen in Mumbai, India.

    When the Federal Reserve ends its easing program in June, small and mid-cap stocks—which have gained the most so far—could be the most susceptible to a pullback

  • Investors Poured $22 Billion Into ETFs in April Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 1:50 PM ET

    Investors doubled their net buying of ETFs and ETNs in April from the month before, committing an extra $22.4 billion, according to data just released by the National Stock Exchange.

  • The tech sector has the “dynamics and play” that can drive the markets in the next two years, said David Goerz, CIO of Highmark Capital.

  • Apple—the Real King of Cash Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 12:18 PM ET

    When you look at just the raw cash numbers (including cash equivalents and short-term marketable securities), Apple is down the list at No. 6 with a lowly $29 billion. Here’s what most people—even analysts—overlook.

  • Financials Have 'Tremendous Upside': Stock Picker Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 12:16 PM ET

    Bank stocks will eventually help lift the stock market as some of these companies have “tremendous upside,” according to Anton Schutz, president and portfolio manager of Mendon Capital.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed; Utilities Gain, Pfizer Falls Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed in quiet trading after a varied batch of earnings reports, as investors took a step back after sending the market to multi-year highs in April.

  • What's Next for Stocks Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:07 AM ET
    What's Next for Stocks

    Will current economic conditions help the market on its way to 13,000? Kimberly Foss, Empyrion Wealth Management, and William Stone, PNC Wealth Management, discuss.

  • The technical charts still look “relatively positive” and we have “quite a ways to go” in the long-term, according to Robert Sluymer, technical strategist at RBC Capital Markets, and John Wilson, chief technical strategist at Morgan Keegan.

  • Stocks to Watch: Avon Products, Herbalife and More ... Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:05 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • How to Trade Cotton, Sugar and Lumber: Analyst Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    Cotton, sugar and lumber prices have been on the decline in the last month, so how should investors trade each of the commodities? Sterling Smith, commodity analyst at Country Hedging, shared his best plays.

  • How to Be the Next Google: Keys to Start-Up Success Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 9:57 AM ET

    Bringing about disruption is incredibly hard. And it takes an especially driven type of entrepreneur, a lot of money and even more luck and the ability to clear some pretty big hurdles.