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  • The bears have tasted the blood of Infosys and are moving in for the kill. OptionMonster's tracking systems detected the purchase of 14,651 July 35 puts for $1.65 and the sale of 14,021 August 40 calls for $0.45. ... The move was almost identical to a similar trade last week...

  • Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his take on what traders are saying Thursday.

  • Sam Stovall of Standard & Poor's and Christopher Zook of Caz Investments had some bad news and some good news. They each think the economy still looks awful — but there are ways to play it.

  • NYSE Euronext said Wednesday its public Web site,, was the target of a "denial of service" cyber attack, according to authorities.

  • At least one big trader is buying puts in the IYT exchange traded fund, looking for the transport sector to take a dive.

  • Health care is the only major sector to earn positive gains since the stock market topped out last month, suggesting that sentiment has shifted to a more traditional bear-market perspective.

  • Retail stocks are at a critical juncture at this point, and along with that comes the largest option trades of the day. Read on to see what it is.

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    Are banks asphyxiating the recovery by hoarding money? Matt McCormick, banking analyst at Bahl & Gaynor, and Rick Santelli debate the question.

  • Two market obsessions now: Earnings season kicks off Wednesday with Alcoa; and debate rages over the need for a second stimulus package. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his stock-market insights.

  • As the price of oil hovered above $64 a barrel Tuesday, Barclays made sweeping changes to its price targets and ratings for some of the biggest players in the crude industry.

  • Doug MacKay of Broadleaf Partners and Bill Spiropoulos of Corestates Capital Advisors agree: The March bottom will hold — and you want to be in equities now.

  • Five-star fund manager Richard Parower seeks "growth at the right price" — and he says there's plenty to be found in technology stocks. The handler of the Seligman Global Technology Fund — up 26 percent year-to-date — shared his top picks with CNBC.

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    The Dow is down 5.65 percent YTD and the S&P 500 had its lowest closing value since June 23 (as of this writing). With earnings season upon us, what's the stock-market outlook? Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS Financial Sevices, offered CNBC his Monday insights.

  • Energy companies are a good place for investors to put their money, because the spike in oil prices has not been matched by share prices, Bob Doll, vice-chairman and Chief Investment Officer of global equities at BlackRock, told CNBC.

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    Peter Andersen of Congress Asset Management and Peter Costa of Empire Executions say there are still stocks worth buying. They offered CNBC their top picks now.

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    A weak U.S. dollar will make for gains in precious metals and global stock markets, says Chris Zwermann at Zwermann Financial. "I've come to the conclusion that the dollar is leading the way to a lot of other markets," he said.

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    The U.S. lost 467,000 jobs in June, lifting the unemployment rate to a 26-year high of 9.5 percent. How bad is the news for stock markets? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his outlook.

  • Akamai Technologies has fallen sharply in recent weeks but popped more than 5.5 percent yesterday as options traders rushed into upside calls.

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    Stocks kicked off the second half of 2009 with a rally. What about oil? Nymex energy trader Ray Carbone offered his second-half outlook to CNBC. "I think we're balancing in all three markets that really move crude: the equities market, the dollar market and the crude market [itself]."

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    How should you play the second half? David Sowerby of Loomis Sayles and Brett D'Arcy of CBIZ Wealth Management offered CNBC their market outlooks and favorite investments.