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  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch's 2012 Global Strategy

    A look at where investors should position themselves with the two weeks to go until the new year as the IMF warns of a worsening European debt crisis, with Kate Moore, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research senior global equity strategist.

  • A model walks the runway at the Michael Kors Spring 2012 fashion show.

    After pricing at $20 — higher than the expected $17-19 range — Michael Kors shares debuted with a 25 percent pop. This was certainly no Prada IPO. Investors are betting that KORS has a long runway ahead.

  • FedEx's outperforming second-quarter earnings are the beginning of a hot streak for the logistics services company, says Arthur Hatfield, Morgan Keegan transportation analyst.

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    The euro has been trading in tandem with key commodity currencies, but that could change - and create trading opportunities.

  • As Blackberry maker Research In Motion gears up to release its fiscal third-quarter earnings, pressure is rising on the telecommunications company to deliver. Mike Abramsky, managing director and software and wireless research analyst at RBC Capital Markets, weighed in.

  • Currency Traders Brace For Euro Sovereign Downgrades

    A look at how currency traders are preparing themselves after the S&P warning that a credit downgrade could be on the horizon for some of Europe's AAA-rated sovereigns, with Andy Busch, BMO Capital Markets.

  • Go for the Gold...or Not?

    Where gold and other commodities are headed into the new year, with Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Merrill Lynch head of global commodity research.

  • Global Markets Update: LaGarde Calls for Action by Countries Outside EU

    European markets have a mostly green day after upbeat U.S. economic data -- insurance stocks are among the day's best performers. Credit Agricole falls after Fitch downgrades its long-term rating. Italy calls for a Friday confidence vote in effort to speed up austerity passage. And the IMF's Christine LaGarde says the world economic outlook is "quite gloomy" and requires action by countries outside the EU. Henry McVey, KKR head of global macro and asset allocation, discusses his investment strategy for a tu

  • Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    President Obama is in deep trouble, but Newt Gingrich, if nominated, is no cinch to win the presidency. His personality and three marriages aside, he has not yet tabled a convincing program to fix the economy.

  • Though they pile up bad press and stir constant political debate, but there is little doubt that people love their weapons. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has estimated that about 2 million used guns change hands each year. This phenomenon is nothing new, and old-time instruments of violence are, increasingly, the investment choice of collectors seeking shelter from economic turbulence. Here are 10 pricey pieces that have made foes – and pocket books – tremble.

    Here are 10 pricey pieces that have made foes – and pocket books – tremble.

  • Patrick Doyle

    The countdown to the best CEOs of 2011.

  • FedEx Delivers Positive Earnings

    FedEx's Q2 earnings beat estimates as the logistic services company reports a ten percent revenue growth. Insight with Arthur Hatfield, Morgan Keegan transportation analyst.

  • Santelli's Morning Bond Report

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the update on bond yields and the dollar.

  • What Traders Are Watching

    A check on how futures have fared after the open, with Alan Knuckman, chief trading adviser.

  • Sharing what's is next for the markets, with Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations.

  • November Industrial Production

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the November Industrial Production numbers.

  • Spain's bond sale reassures but risk aversion is high - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Yesterday's difficult market caused investors to take long-shot trades with low probability of success, but also limited risk.

  • Global Markets Update: Euro at 11-Month Low vs. Dollar

    European markets rebound, although euro zone concerns remain. Manufacturing data continues to contract. Meanwhile, Spain finds strong demand for bonds even as yields on the 5-year fall. And the euro hits an 11-month low against the dollar.

  • Tired Santa Claus

    The negativity that’s driving the euro lower could keep pressure on stocks and commodities prices Thursday.