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Expedia Up 65% YTD, Analysts Face Off Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 6:15 PM ET
Expedia Up 65% YTD, Analysts Face Off

An analyst at Piper Jaffray downgraded Expedia to "neutral," but Stifel Nicolaus reiterated its "buy" rating and raised its price target. Mad Money host Jim Cramer, shares his take on the stock.

'Useless' Degree, Awesome Job Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 4:16 PM ET
Summer is here, and along with high temperatures, shorts and flip-flops, another seasonal phenomenon is taking place — college students are graduating, and they’re taking their newly minted degrees into the real world in the hopes of landing a job. But what are their chances of finding work in their fields, or even finding jobs that don’t require them to ask if you want fries with that?Job seekers between ages 16 to 24 who are not enrolled in school and have attained a bachelor’s degree or highe

Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.

Fund Manager McLennan: Money Has Been "Corrupted" Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 3:53 PM ET

Matthew McLennan, manager of the First Eagle Global Fund, focuses on investment options including equities that offer real returns over time. Holdings include gold and big tech names.

Biology Behind Risk-Taking? Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 2:15 PM ET
Biology Behind Risk-Taking?

John Coates, University of Cambridge research fellow, discusses the evolution of traders and investors over the last few years, and whether traders are becoming more fearful and less daring.

A Stock Picker with a Basket of Consumer Staples Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

Don Yacktman of Yacktman Asset Management says consumer staples may be plain vanilla, but you know what you're buying and what the companies will be selling in the years to come.

Don Yacktman's Top Stock Picks Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 12:41 PM ET
Don Yacktman's Top Stock Picks

Don Yacktman, Yacktman Focused Fund, says he sees big drops in the market as buying opportunities. "We like stocks that are profitable and dull," he tells CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

Analyst Downgrades Under Armour 'Mostly On Valuation' Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
Analyst Downgrades Under Armour 'Mostly On Valuation'

UBS analyst Michael Binetti explains his downgrade of Under Armour.

Chesapeake's C-Suite Shuffle Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 11:04 AM ET
Chesapeake's C-Suite Shuffle

A look at how to play the shakeup at Chesapeake's board, with Tim Rezvan, Sterne Agee analyst.

Bed, Bath & Beyond Q2 View Weak Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 10:22 AM ET
Bed, Bath & Beyond Q2 View Weak

Shares of the home retailer fell this morning, despite a first quarter earnings beat. Brian Nagel,Oppenheimer senior analyst and Laura Champine, Canaccord Genuity Securiites analyst, weigh in on the outlook for the company.


Bob Brown, Fidelity's bond group president, says with rates unlikely to rise anytime soon and US growth weak, the safe-have, flight-to-quality argument remains sound — even if your're tired of hearing it.

Travelers Emotionally Bonded to Mobile Devices: Survey Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 4:44 PM ET
Travelers Emotionally Bonded to Mobile Devices: Survey

A new survey by Intel says half of U.S. travelers feel anxious without their mobile devices. Mike Fard, Intel marketing strategist, and Brian Blair, Wedge Partners senior research analyst, discuss

Procter & Gamble Signals Weakness Ahead Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 12:51 PM ET
Procter & Gamble Signals Weakness Ahead

Procter & Gamble has lowered its Q4 earnings and revenue forecasts, with the Fast Money traders.

P&G Shares Drop on Lower Earnings Guidance Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 10:06 AM ET
P&G Shares Drop on Lower Earnings Guidance

Joseph Altobello, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst, explains why he has a "neutral" rating on the consumer products giant and the outlook for growth amid global weakness.

CLSA Downgrades Monster to 'Underperform' Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
CLSA Downgrades Monster to 'Underperform'

Walgreen announced its purchase of 45% of Alliance Boots, and Fast Money trader Karen Finerman of Metropolitan Capital Advisors, discusses why she sees red flags in the deal. Caroline Levy, CLSA analyst, shares her opinions on whether Monster Beverage can sustain its growth.

Groupon Pops on Upgrade Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 11:50 AM ET
Groupon Pops on Upgrade

Groupon shares are soaring on a Morgan Stanley upgrade, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

Facebook: Facing the Facts One-Month Later Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 10:17 AM ET
Facebook: Facing the Facts One-Month Later

Discussing whether Facebook is finally on the path to recovery following its IPO flop, with Mark Hulbert, Columnist, Marketwatch senior columnist, and Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst.

Chasing Returns Amid a Return of Uncertainty Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:45 AM ET

Fear, uncertainty, volatility. Investors on the sidelines have been stuck with a shaky three-legged stool of late. What lies ahead may not be any less unsettling. Nevertheless, investors would like to move forward — and move up in the world of investment returns.

Core Conundrum for Investors: Bonds or Stocks? Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 6:44 AM ET

Some see the bond market rally as tired and overblown, while others say stocks are vulnerable to risk even though they are historically undervalued. So what's an investor to do?

The Sideways Play Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:31 PM ET

When it comes to playing it safe with commodities, you'll want a portfolio  with winners to offset the inevitable losers.

The Sideways Play Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:27 PM ET

Though the recent rebound makes current valuations unattractive,  outstanding fundamentals make this group a good medium- and long-term bet.

RIMM: Beginning of the End? Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 2:25 PM ET
RIMM: Beginning of the End?

Anil Doradla, research analyst at William Blair & Co., explains why he has a "market perform" rating on Research in Motion. "I've been looking at the handset industry for over a decade and I've never seen a handset company recover after making such strategic blenders," he tells CNBC's "Street Signs."

FMHR Final Trade Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 12:51 PM ET
FMHR Final Trade

The FMHR traders share their top trades of the day.

A Bull-and-Bear Guide to ETFs  Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 10:18 AM ET
ETF Strategist

Our special report, "ETF Strategist," gives investors a better understanding of the wide world of exchange traded funds, providing the pros and cons of investing in various asset classes and sectors: fixed income, commodities, emerging markets, technology and currencies.

Greek Election Worries Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
Greek Election Worries

CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses how the markets are faring ahead of this weekend's Greek election; and the FMHR traders discuss the state of Credit Suisse since the Swiss Central Bank said it needs a "marked increase" in capital ahead of a possible deepening financial crisis, with Dirk Becker, Kepler Capital Markets analyst.

How Low Will JC Penney Go? Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
How Low Will JC Penney Go?

One year ago, Ron Johnson was announced the new CEO of JC Penney, and the stock is down about 26% since. Deborah Weinswig, Citi retail analyst, says wait to see how the stock fares in August when 47% of their product will be new.

The Key to Successful IPOs Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 1:28 AM ET

The key to a successful IPO is pricing the shares at a discount relative to their peers, Henry Dixon, fund manager at Matterley Asset Management, told CNBC on Wednesday

JPMorgan Analyst Upgrades J&J to 'Buy' Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 5:49 PM ET
JPMorgan Analyst Upgrades J&J to 'Buy'

It's been three and a half years since JPMorgan analyst Mike Weinstein downgraded Johnson & Johnson and now he is here to explain his recent upgrade on the stock from a "neutral" to a "buy."

Dick Bove's Perspective on Dimon's Testimony Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 5:09 PM ET
Dick Bove's Perspective on Dimon's Testimony

Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities analyst, explains why he thinks JPMorgan Dimon's testimony was an "episode more for the public use, as opposed to any real legislation coming out of it."

How to Build a 'Safe' Bank: Analyst Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 8:34 AM ET
How to Build a 'Safe' Bank: Analyst

Mike Mayo, CLSA bank analyst, discusses JPM's trading losses; the best way to play the banking sector; and how to get banks strong again.

Trading European Worries Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 12:51 PM ET
Trading European Worries

Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group, shares his best currency play.