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  • Cramer explains a few moral imperatives every potential investor needs to know.

  • Which stocks should you be adding to your portfolio in the new year? Global companies are the best way to capture returns, says Ronald Weiner, president and CEO of RDM Financial Group, and Derek Rollingson, portfolio manager at ICON Energy Funds.

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    Berkshire Hathaway far outperforms the benchmark S&P 500 stock index during the decade of the 2000s.  Despite managing a gain for 2009, however, Berkshire underperforms the S&P for 2009, breaking Warren Buffett's three-year winning streak.

  • Gold prices have surged almost 25 percent this year—hovering around $1,100 an ounce. Will gold's bull run continue in 2010? Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC, shared his insight.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks looks set to start the last day of 2009 with a slight gain, although volume could be thin with many investors looking to pop the champagne corks early.

  • Treasury Building

    A belief that economic tumult has not completely passed and that the Federal Reserve is unlikely to make any dramatic rate moves has unexpectedly driven investors into Treasury auctions this week.

  • It’s been a volatile year for casino stocks, but the S&P gaming and casino index is up 55 percent year to date. How should investors play? Robert LaFleur, gaming, lodging and leisure analyst at Susquehanna Financial Group, and Joseph Graff, senior hotel and gaming analyst at JPMorgan, shared their stock picks and pans.

  • Markets edged lower on the final trading day of a wild 2009. John Merrill, founder and CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management, and Andrew Kanaly, chairman of Kanaly Trust Company, shared their market strategies.

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    The theme for this week and probably for the next few months is “trader trepidation.” Here are three reasons why.

  • What a year! 2009 will soon be in the record books and for Team Closing Bell, it's been one of the busiest years ever. I have to thank my teammates - who have worked countless hours to produce some of the best content on CNBC.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks looks set to start the last day of 2009 with a slight gain, although volume could be thin with many investors looking to pop the champagne corks early.

  • Stock prices will go higher and the economy is likely to get better next year, said Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter. He shared his market outlook for the New Year.

  • We’re looking forward to "something different for 2010...after we survived a very provide a rocky 2009 in the beginning," said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.

  • The tech sector rocketed on the S&P 500 in 2009. Can investors expect a similar trend in 2010? Ross MacMillan, analyst at Jefferies & Co., shared his stock picks for next year.

  • As we approach 2010, which stocks should you be considering into your portfolio? Eric Cinnamond, portfolio manager at Intrepid Capital Funds and Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates shared their best picks.

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    The ten most popular Warren Buffett Watch posts from 2009, as measured by your clicks.

  • The FTSE-100 may continue its run higher for another month or so, but the UK’s main stock index faces a "severe decline" early in the New Year, Sandy Jadeja from SignalPro told CNBC Thursday.

  • With the economy still in the tentative recovery stage, many investors are divided on whether a double-dip recession is on the cards. The uncertainty makes building a portfolio for 2010 all the harder as many sectors could only do well in certain economic circumstances.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks looks set to start the last day of 2009 with a slight gain, although volume could be thin with many investors looking to pop the champagne corks early.

  • Treasury Building

    The Treasury market absorbed $118 billion in notes this week without a hitch but next year, markets may not be so nice as investors worry about inflation and the growing supply of new issuance.