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Stocks to Watch and Trading Ideas for Monday

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Worries are building about the markets at the start of this new trading week on Wall Street. Over the weekend, the People's Bank of China said the reserve ratio for most banks would be raised again to keep inflation in check, and investors fretted about a possible Greek debt default.

So while the next few sessions are full of corporate earnings reports, at the moment commodities, rising prices and the Eurozone are leading the conversation. Once again, we're reminded of just how interconnected the world has become and of how events half way around the globe can easily and considerably influence the trading at home. China, Greece, Finland, Portugal, BRICS and an array of emerging markets — that's what we're watching and helping you to follow Monday.

Happy, and safe, trading.

From Twitter:

*Barry Ritholtz @ritholtz - Look Out Below? http://dlvr.it/Nt5Zp $$

*MarkWolfinger @MarkWolfinger - Danger: Using one trade to finance another http://fun.ly/g4zj

*RedLionTrader @redliontrader - Breadth at +4 and building .. looking good $Study http://bit.ly/f8Reeo

*Douglas Kass @DougKass - last monday i wrote apocalypse soon, on thursday i wrote apocalypse now and this morning i write apocalypse here on real money silver $$

*Scott Bleier @CreateCapital - $$ Has "the market" no shame? The LAST DAY of money coming into 401k/IRA's is when they end the levitation act. We got your money, dude!

*Bill McBride @calculatedrisk - Greece Bond Yields at Record High following Default Comments http://goo.gl/fb/PIdy4

On the blogs:

*Where Is the Excessive Risk Right Now? - Pragmatic Capitalism

*Sell in May and Go Away? Yes. - Seeking Alpha

*The Chinese Property Bubble - Jim Rogers Blog

*Slow Economic Growth and High Inflation Mean It's Time for "Price Maker" Stocks to Shine - Money Morning

In the headlines:

*Rules Drag On for Flash Crash - Investor's Business Daily

*Are Small Caps Too Pricey? - The Wall Street Journal

*BRICS Make Move to Shove Dollar Aside - MarketWatch

*Boeing: Set to Soar - Barron's

*In Oil Market, Confusion Has Traders Looking for Options - The Wall Street Journal

*Molycorp Takes on China With Rare Earth Firm Deal - CNBC

*Volatility? Not a Concern - The Wall Street Journal

*Private Equity to Invest More in Emerging Markets - MarketWatch

*Four Unlikely Companies Show Insider Stock Buys: John Dorfman - Bloomberg

*Stock-Market Babel-On - Barron's

Compiled by Elizabeth Trotta and Chris Nichols.

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