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  • From the mindless trivia department: The biggest ETF of all is the SPDR S&P 500 Index, with $93 billion in assets.

  • There are still places for investors to look amid the crisis in Egypt, said Michael Gault, senior portfolio strategist at Weiser Capital Management. He and Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Banyan Partners, offered CNBC their top investment names.

  • Minefinders has been choppy to say the least recently, but Thursday our screens lit up with bullish option activity.

  • Bank rate fees are once again on the rise as big financial institutions struggle to loosen the noose Congress put them in last summer after passing financial reforms.  So what are the big banks doing? Creating new fees.

  • Airline investors may have to wait until better weather comes their way as winter storms and new rules are causing havoc in the industry, said Helane Becker, airlines analyst at Dahlman Rose.

  • Halliburton has been ripping higher recently, and traders believe that it might have enough energy for even more.

  • "All the trading on Egypt happened last week," says Ben Willis of Sunrise Securities.

  • On the eve of this long-awaited arrival, naysayers might wonder if the presumed success of the Verizon iPhone may be just a little bit overblown.  The answer will come quickly. A report from TheStreet.

  • The U.S. market is our favorite market to watch in 2011, said Kevin Gardiner, head of investment strategy at Barclays Capital.

  • The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF is always a popular name in the option market, and yesterday traders were taking downside positions.

  • Here are six ETFs to watch this week, from TheStreet.

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    Football fans aren’t the only ones looking forward to the upcoming Super Bowl game between the Steelers and the Packers. Cybercriminals are just as eager for the big event.

  • Gold prices slipped on Monday after posting its largest gain in eight weeks last Friday amid protests in Egypt. Michael Dudas, precious metals and mining analyst at Jefferies said he expects the precious metal to stay in a trading range with an upward bias.

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    CEO Steve Elop is expected to announce a new operating system partnership during the company's analyst day Feb. 11, and analysts say Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 or Google's Android software are the likely choices. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • "We still believe that capital returns, clarity over regulation and continued growth in book values should support large cap banks in 2011," the report states. ...A report from TheStreet.

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    Monster CEO is responding to a report by CNBC that some companies are frequently using social networking sites to recruit and hire workers, which poses a potential threat to Monster's business.

  • The market is currently sitting at a “critical area,” according to Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.

  • "Factors and risks are overwhelmingly positive" now, said Binky Chadha, chief US equity strategist at Deutsche Bank.

  • With its stock in nosebleed territory, Netflix can’t afford to miss any kind of expectation—even perceptions. That means the questions it receives on its earnings call after the close today—and the way it answers them—will be as important as the numbers.

  • One financial giant has engendered a whole sub-industry of trading in it alone: Citigroup. Reporter Bob Pisani discusses several ways investors and traders are playing Citi, including working the spreads and taking advantage of the rebates.