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    Much like its stock market counterpart, the Oil VIX is showing a high level of uncertainty among investors as efforts intensify for stronger regulation of energy trading.

  • Stocks rebounded Wednesday after a major selloff in the previous session as earnings season gets into gear.

  • Futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street Wednesday on profit taking after the major selloff the previous day.

  • Global stocks were down again on Wednesday as Group of Eight leaders make their way to Italy to discuss the global economic downturn and ahead of the Alcoa's earnings, the first of U.S. companies to report second-quarter results.

  • Global stocks were mixed Tuesday as doubts persisted over how sustainable a global economic recovery would be. Experts tell CNBC that while markets may be lower now, they will pick up again by September.

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    Slow economic growth coupled with a meteoric stocks rally that will be difficult to sustain is making for a challenging second half for investors.

  • Global stocks started the week lower Monday as second thoughts about the U.S. economy's ability to recover soon spooked investors. Experts tell CNBC that increasing your exposure to defensives is a good idea.

  • Global stocks were mixed Friday as investors sought refuge after worse-than-expected U.S. jobs data. Trade was also thin due to the U.S. celebrating the long Independence Day weekend. Experts tell CNBC trade will be thin throughout the summer and now could be time to avoid volatility.

  • Global stocks were mixed on Friday after Wall Street's overnight selloff as the U.S. June jobs report came in worse than expected, reviving fears that the global economy is far from recovering. Experts tell CNBC how to invest under the threat of inflation.

  • Global stocks were lower on Thursday ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for June and the European Central Bank's rate and policy decisions. Experts tell CNBC to expect a small pullback in the short term.

  • Global stocks began second half of 2009 in positive territory on Wednesday after a successful previous quarter. Wall Street logged its best quarter in a decade in the second quarter. Experts tell CNBC how to invest in the new quarter.

  • The MSCI world equity index looked set on Tuesday for its best quarterly gain since its 1988 launch and oil was on course for its strongest quarter since 1990. But with analysts predicting a correction, experts tell CNBC the dollar is still a safe haven, but that Chinese stocks are getting too pricey.

  • Global stocks were mixed Monday as the second quarter slowly comes to an end. Experts tell CNBC to expect a softer dollar and higher gold prices this week.

  • Global stocks rose on Friday as metal and oil prices gained. Experts tell CNBC the rally still has legs and it's time to buy, buy, buy.

  • Global stocks were mixed Thursday after the Federal Reserve cautioned that the U.S. economy would remain weak for a time, adding concerns about the sustainability of a recent recovery.

  • Trade was choppy for global stocks Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision and statement. Experts tell CNBC they are skeptical of a recovery in the housing market.

  • Miners and train and bus company Stagecoach Group were big gainers on the London Stock Exchange in morning trading Wednesday.

  • The stock market's losing streak continued Monday, with Wall Street suffering an across-the-board slump that had some worrying about a long summer for investors.

  • Futures indicated a lower start to the week for Wall Street Monday as investors fretted over the global economic outlook after the World Bank cut its 2009 forecasts for most economies.

  • Global stocks began the week lower Monday as the dollar strengthened pushing oil prices and other commodity stocks down. Experts tell CNBC safe-haven gold is in a downtrend, but silver still has upward potential.

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