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  • The current market "is very much based on fundamentals," said Paul Schulte, head of multi-strategy research at Nomura International. He told CNBC what he's watching "as we move into Monday."

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    Sentiment has turned positive for Citigroup, as well as the banking sector overall, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst at Tostrams Groep, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Traders were buying AES calls in large numbers yesterday, the second time this week that the interntional power company has seen upside option activity.

  • Markets are at a “very important” point and if we don’t see a breakout in the next two or three days, we’ll go into a correction, said Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN. He shared his market outlook.

  • Since the lows of March 2009, Goldman Sachs has moved up more than 80 percent while Citigroup jumped over 160 percent. Do these stocks have further room for growth? Christopher Whalen, senior vice president and managing director at Institutional Risk Analytics, and Jeffery Harte, managing director in equity research at Sandler O’Neill, shared their insights.

  • U.S. mortgage applications inched higher this month, the Dow Jones real estate index rose 114 percent since the 2009 March lows and foreclosure filings rose 6 percent in February from a year ago, the smallest increase in four years. Is the real estate sector the place to invest again? Jay Leupp, senior portfolio manager at Grubb & Ellis, and Paul Curbo, portfolio manager at Invesco AIM, discussed their sector insights.

  • Markets slid slightly at the open on Thursday, after weekly jobless claims fell less than analysts had anticipated. How should investors be positioned? David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, shared their market insights.

  • Ten years ago, the Nasdaq hit its all time high of near 5,048 in the midst of the tech bubble. Today, the index is currently trading near 1143 so does it have further room for growth? Andy Hargreaves, senior research analyst at Pacific Crest Securities, and Paul Kedrosky, senior fellow at Kauffman Foundation and a CNBC contributor, shared their stock picks and sector plays.

  • Yum Brands is attracting some upside option activity after seeing two upgrades in as many days.

  • The Baltic Dry Index, a leading economic indicator used by market insiders to gauge global demand for dry commodities, is up over 20 percent in the past month. While some critics have claimed that the index is an inaccurate measure, Omar Nokta, head of research for marine transport at Dahlman Rose, said it still remains reliable.

  • Is now the time to invest in banks? Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington and CNBC contributor and Anton Schutz, portfolio manager at Burnham Financial Industries Fund discussed their outlooks and picks.

  • The Nasdaq is currently up significantly since the March lows of 2009, but still well below the all-time highs of 10 years ago. Does it have further room to run—and where should investors put their money? Kevin Landis, portfolio manager at The Firsthand Funds, and Richard Parower, portfolio manager at J&W Seligman, discussed their outlooks.

  • Markets gained on Wednesday, primarily led by banks. So how should investors be positioned in the financials? Robert Albertson, principal and chief strategist at Sandler O’Neill, shared his insights.

  • The big option trade of the day for Caterpillar appears to be a bet that the stock won't fall back to where it found support just a month ago.

  • Stocks rose Tuesday on the 1-year anniversary of the March 2009 lows. What should investors expect from markets going forward? Ken Croft, CIO and portfolio manager at Croft Value Fund, and Bill McVail, portfolio manager at Turner Small Cap Growth Fund, discussed their market strategies.

  • Since March 9, 2009, markets have moved up more than 60 percent while the telecom sector only saw an 18 percent gain. Can things turn around for the sector? David Dixon, senior telecom analyst at FBR Capital Markets, and Craig Moffett, senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discussed their sector insights.

  • The Baltic Dry Shipping Index, a leading economic indicator used by market insiders to gauge global demand for dry commodities, gained 17 percent over the last five trading days. Over the past year, however, the index has lagged against the Dow. Is it still an accurate measure?

  • Since the March lows in 2009, the financial sector has outperformed the markets as the best performing sector—soaring 100 percent while the market rose 60 percent. Are financials poised to continue gaining? David Katz, chief investment officer at Matrix Asset Advisors, shared his insights

  • Markets rose after a lower open on Tuesday amid some profit taking on this 1-year anniversary of the March 2009 lows. Patrick Becker, chief investment officer at Becker Capital Management, and Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s, said there's still further room for growth.

  • The outlook for the next six months is positive for global equity markets, said Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse. He shared his market outlook.