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  • Gold bars

    Thursday's market turmoil pulled gold downwards as speculators liquidated speculative positions, but analysts told CNBC that the longer term flight to safety could now speed up and drive the precious metal towards $2,000 an ounce.

  • United States Federal Reserve

    With the threat of failure to reach a debt deal finally out of the way and the worsening global macroeconomic picture gripping investors, it has been a win- win for US Treasurys so far.

  • NYSE Traders

    As we approach the fourth anniversary of the beginning of the financial crisis, one analyst believes markets could be facing a “perfect storm” 

  • Fast Money Web Extra

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

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    Whether it’s the uncertainty of the new health care provisions, the plethora of proposed regulations included in Dodd-Frank, or the current budget and debt debate — one thing is for sure: small business owners are faced with an unprecedented amount of uncertainty.

  • Hire Expectations

    A look ahead of tomorrow's jobs report, with Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder CEO, who says 60 percent of workers laid off last year have a new job.

  • Fast Money Web Extra

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

  • Stock Pops & Drops

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Word on the Street

    Tech stocks fueled the market's session today but is tech still the winning trade? Also, a play on gold, oil, copper and steel with the Fast Money traders.

  • A Swiss rate cut dents the franc and Europeans go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    The economy is in big trouble, and the world’s central banks may be running out of ways of turning it around, according to Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics.

  • President Obama and Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner

    The US is likely to see its debt downgraded by the credit rating agencies, despite the passage of a bill to raise the country's debt ceiling on Monday, analysts told CNBC.

  • Dr. Marc Faber

    The bear market is on its way back, economist and contrarian investor Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of The Gloom Boom & Doom Report told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Fast Money Web Extra

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

  • Options Action: MTW

    The Fast Money traders take a look at Manitowoc Company.

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    The debt ceiling debacle and the latest Greek bailout deal are almost behind us, but euro and dollar investors still aren't happy.

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    Banks have tried everything to get the glut of vacant homes on the market under control, including flat-out giving them away. But when that doesn't work, what do you do? Rev up the bulldozer.

  • FAA's Future Up in the Air

    The FAA is seeking an extension on temporary funding to end a partial shutdown that's gone on for nearly two weeks. Insight with Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation.

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    The dollar will face months of weakness in the run up to the U.S elections next year, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy, HSBC told CNBC Tuesday

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    South Korea diversifies reserves away from the dollar, and Australia's central bank stays pat — it's time for your FX Fix.