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  • For a month, the S&P Utilities Index has been outperforming the S&P 500. Are utility stocks worth buying now? "Very much so," according to Paul Fremont, electric utility analyst at Jefferies and Co. He offered CNBC his industry insights and stock picks.

  • Friday's jobs report provided a boost to believers in an economic recovery, but there are still skeptics. Brett Gallagher, deputy chief investment officer of Artio Global Investors, shared his market outlook.

  • Many investors are too conservatively positioned to the end of the year, said Thomas Lee, chief U.S. equity strategist at JPMorgan. He told investors where they should be looking.

  • Bank of America sold $19 billion of common equivalent securities in a move to repay money it received from the U.S. government's TARP. Is it time for investors to buy into the big banks? Matt McCormick, banking analyst and portfolio manager of Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, shared his views and his stock picks.

  • Bob Phillips, managing partner at Spectrum Management Group, and Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst, told investors how to prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.

  • The Dow soared more than 100 points at the market open on Friday after a surprising jobs report. Art Cashin at UBS Financial Services shared his insights on the markets.

  • The market is transitioning to larger and less-levered companies, said Dan Veru, executive vice president and co-CIO of Palisade Capital Management. He shared his views and top stock selections within the Russell 2000.

  • Stocks closed sharply lower, led by a selloff of financial shares. What should investors be watching for in the next few weeks? Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared his market outlook.

  • Huntsman has been charging straight up for the last month, and the bulls are still feeling positive chemistry.

  • LED technology is taking off this holiday season, thanks to a jump in notebook and flat-panel television sales. Jonathan Dorsheimer, senior analyst at Canaccord Adams, shared his best stock picks.

  • The Dow turned negative after the Institute of Supply Management's gauge of non-manufacturing activity fell. How should investors be positioned? Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, and Mark Travis, CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, shared their insights.

  • The number of U.S. jobless claims unexpectedly fell last week to the lowest level in more than 14 months. Now, investors look to Friday’s November unemployment data. Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreState Capital Advisors, shared his outlook.

  • A woman makes a shopping list in front of a department store's Christmas window display.

    U.S. retailers posted much weaker-than-expected sales for November, as shoppers focused only on big bargains at the start of the key holiday selling season. Charles Grom, broadline retail analyst at JPMorgan, shared his industry outlook.

  • General Electric and Comcast announced a $30 billion agreement to shift control of NBC Universal from GE to Comcast, in one of the biggest deals in media history. Craig Moffett, senior telecommunications analyst at Stanford Bernstein, shared his insight.

  • Gold prices hit a new record high for the second day and investors are wondering how much more room it has to run. David Tice, bear market strategist at Federated Investors discussed his insight on the commodity.

  • Upside option activity in Gerdau lit up our screens as the Brazilian steel company prepared to make a presentation today at the Goldman Sachs 5th Annual Global Steel Forum.

  • Regional banks traded mostly higher on Wednesday after Credit Suisse upgraded the group to "overweight." So should investors start looking into banks again? David Ellison, CIO of FBR Equity Funds, shared his views and his favorite bank stocks.

  • Can investors trust the stock rally and what should they be watching for in the economy? Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst, and Jonathan Corpina, senior managing partner at Meridian Equity Partners, shared their insights.

  • Markets vacillated Wednesday, after two employment reports showed improvement—but not as much as expected. Where should investors be looking? David Kotok, CIO of Cumberland Advisors, and Dave Shepherd, financial planner at Retirement Financial Services, shared their views.

  • Gold prices hit record highs above $1,200 an ounce, with funds lengthening positions due to expectations of more dollar weakness and more central bank buying. How should investors be positioned? Lou Grasso, gold trader at Millennium Futures, and Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital, shared their outlooks.