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Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses how falling commodity prices, lower interest rates, and a decelerating China creates a worrisome picture for the industrial complex.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
Moshe Hogeg, founder and CEO of Mobli, discusses the photo-sharing app's interest in the emerging markets and choice to sign on to Nasdaq's private market.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
Yet another warning flag was raised Wednesday over the high-priced junk bond market.
Dr. Yaron Werber, Citi Research managing director, discusses the momentum of the biotech sector.
Datalogix targets online audiences for real world purchases. CEO Eric Roza discusses the company's customers which include Twitter, Facebook, and Google.
Retailer Aeropostale is set to report earnings Thursday. The stock is already down more than 20 percent this year. CNBC.com's John Jannarone discusses how social media may help the struggling teen retailer.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports a source says Herbalife is surprised by the FTC's investigation and feels it is the best way to battle Bill Ackman's allegations.
Anthony DiClemente, Nomura Securities, discusses mobile advertising and the fundamental drivers of Facebook. "People underestimated how well Facebook would do in mobile," says DiClemente.
Companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Discussing the Fed's fiscal policy and the U.S. economy, with Sean Darby, Jefferies global head of equity strategy.
David Winters, Wintergreen Advisers CEO, weighs in on the FTC's investigation into Herbalife and shares best value plays right now.
"The Fed can make the market lie," says CNBC's Rick Santelli, debating Jack Bouroudjian, Bull & Bear Associates, whether stocks or bonds is the better investment.
Discussing China's slowing economy and how the U.S. stands to benefit, with Meg Green, Meg Green & Associates; Jack Bouroudjian, Bull & Bear Associates; Larry McDonald, Newedge; and Adam Thurgood, Hightower.
FMHR traders Mike Murphy and Pete Najarian debate the play on the S&P biotech ETF.
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader says many of the proposed reforms can be done with the existing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac structure. He doesn't think this bill will pass in Congress.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
A bipartisan proposal would replace mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with the Federal Mortgage Insurance Corp. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), provides insight on the impact to hedge funds.
A bipartisan proposal would effectively end Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, replacing the housing insurers with a new set of federal agencies, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.