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  • The market soared Wednesday, but if you think you missed the move, you’re wrong, say "Fast Money" pros.

  • Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    Material and industrial stocks are already showing early signs of growth in the U.S., making it a good time to consider buying their shares.

  • Options Action: XLB

    Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, with an options play on the materials sector.

  • Invest in Banks, Materials, or Commodities?

    The Fast Money Halftime Traders share investment advice on the rallying markets, and assess which are the best sectors now, with Pete Najarian, Optionsmonster.com; Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research. Also, details of today's stock pops and drops.

  • Traders buy and sell crude oil futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Just about everybody on Wall Street thinks volatility is here to stay. What they disagree over is what investors should do about it.

  • Industrials are up and energy is down. A look at the highest and lowest performing sectors, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • The Mongolian mining industry, which is to benefit from China's huge appetite for resources, is a sector to bet on. One fund manager suggests investing in mining plays that are listed internationally, but have assets in Mongolia.

  • Strategic investor Dennis Gartman thinks the recent market action is pretty bearish. He expects the correction to get 'reasonably more serious.'

  • Energy and materials again landed front and center on every trader's radar after Goldman Sachs made some seriously bullish comments.

  • Downtown Reading, Pennsylvania

    The scene outside Carpenter Technologies has been repeated once or twice a month for about the last two years. Eighteen men and women receiving a full factory tour as part of their official transition from temporary employee to full-time staff.

  • Try these two sectors instead, the "Mad Money" host said.

  • The mining industry is beginning to run out of debt and this is proving to be a problem according to Andrew Keen, the head of metals & mining research at HSBC.

  • Top energy industry leaders gather in Houston this week at a critical time for the oil producing world and are expected to attempt to assure markets that supply is ample around the globe.

  • Cramer interviews the CEO, who's company might give your portfolio the boost it needs.

  • Attentive rabbit

    It’s time to pull the rabbit out of the hat! After the volatility that marked the year of the Golden Tiger, the incoming Metal Rabbit may be just what the doctor ordered to bring some calm back to the markets.

  • International investor Jim Rogers

    Despite the recent price volatility, and tightening measures from China and India, renowned global investor Jim Rogers says commodities are where you should be putting your money.

  • Fast Money Trader Joe Terranova cautions investors to be wary of a gold bust next year.

  • The "Fast Money" traders bet 2011 will be a big year for M&A.

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    In the quest for yield, options traders often have the advantage: they can sell options and generate income. But with the VIX so low, finding suitable options to sell can be tricky. Brian Stutland of Stutland Equities thinks he's found three names that look attractive for put sales.

  • To play it, the "Mad Money" host offers two plays to pick up and two names to avoid.

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