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  • OptionMonster's real-time tracking systems detected two waves of bullish buying this week...

  • Global Markets

    The S&P 500 will gain just three percent before the end of the year and will be significantly outperformed by stocks in Japan, Europe and the UK according to Patrick Moonen, a senior Strategist at ING Investment Management.

  • Northern Oil and Gas had been a hot play on the Bakken shale, but its stock has plummeted nearly 40 percent over the past six weeks in the wake after a number of controversial reports. Even with Northern Oil's stock stumble, shorts (and there are a lot of them, with nearly half its outstanding shares sold short) think it can go lower.

  • The long-term expected rate of return on commodities is ‘zero,’ according to Mark Matson of Matson Money.

  • There are several firms that offer value to investors' portfolios, said Sandy Lincoln, chief investment strategist at M&I Investment Management, and Mark Travis, CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds.

  • The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s decision to request a fraud complaint against Goldman Sachs, combined with Wednesday's conviction of former billionaire hedge fund trader Raj Rajaratnam on insider trading, prompted noted banking analyst Richard Bove at Rochdale Securities to cut his rating on the investment firm to “sell” from “neutral.”

  • An oil refinery in Elizabeth, N.J. is shown in this aerial photo of Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. Oil prices extended their rise above $78 a barrel Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 after finishing at a record close the previous session as a production increase from OPEC failed to calm market concerns about the availability of supplies for winter in the Northern Hemisphere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Big oil traders who bet on a rise in gasoline prices relative to heating oil ahead of the summer driving season may have thought they broke the curse of a "widowmaker" trade even as oil prices crashed.

  • Fast Money Web Extra

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Where to Invest $370B

    Chris Hyzy, U.S. Trust CIO, says global economic growth favors the emerging world.

  • It’s still a good time for investors to get into stocks, said Keith Wirtz, president and CIO of Fifth Third Asset Management, and Michael Yoshikami, founder and CEO of YCMNET Advisors.

  • Lightning Round

    Cramer takes viewer calls on particular stocks and tells them whether to buy or sell.

  • Fast Money Web Extra

    Web-only investor advice from CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • The Big Picture: Mega-Caps

    Mega-caps are the cheapest they've been in 25 years, according to Morgan Stanley, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Is Apple Worth $2 Trillion?

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin discusses Disney's mixed earnings results, and James Altucher, Formula Capital, says Apple could worth $2 trillion, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders. Also, Pops & Drops.

  • Kass on Housing Stocks

    Doug Kass, of Seabreeze Partners, says stocks will sell off this spring after home buyers turn out to be no shows, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.

  • Word on the Street

    So much for the silver selloff, as commodities roar back, with Dave Hightower, The Hightower Report. And China's inflation numbers could roil the markets overnight, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders. Also, after-hours action on Disney's mixed earnings report, and shareholders don't see eye-to-eye with Steve Ballmer on Microsoft's Skype acquisition.

  • Jim Schrager, a clinical professor of entrepreneurship and strategy at the University of Chicago, has spent a tremendous amount of time studying Microsoft. Here's what he thinks of today’s announcement.

  • The S&P may reach the 1,400 to 1,430 level between now and the end of May, said Michael McGervey, president of McGervey Wealth Management. He explained his thinking to CNBC.

  • Based on market technicals, stocks may see a few weeks of weak price movement before resuming their uptrend, according to Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at S&P.

  • OptionMonster's tracking systems detected more than 8,000 June 82.50 calls, most of which priced for $1.28, against open interest of just 1,325 contracts.