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Take what stock pundits say with a healthy dose of skepticism. Bears will jump at a change to spout negativity. In fact, some people need the market to go lower in order to outperform their averages.
When it comes to earnings, the media can often miss the real story, says Cramer. So don't rely on the media to get all your facts.
Sometimes a worst-of-breed company will blame poor results on the entire industry. If one or two companies say that business is bad, it doesn't have to mean the whole sector's a sell.
Price matters so much, it means you can buy the stocks of companies you don't like. Some 'inferior' companies could be worth buying if the price is right, he says.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer tells viewers it's crucial to be open to change in order to become a better investor. Change is inevitable, he says, and you need to be willing to admit when you made a mistake.
Meredith and Kaiser Aluminum are two small-cap stocks with a lot of potential for investors, said Adam Peck of the 5-star-rated Heartland Advisors Value Plus Fund.
Stocks bounced off their lows Friday, but still ended in negative territory amid expectations of an imminent S&P ratings downgrade of several euro zone countries. Despite the day's losses, stocks still posted a gain for the week.
It is unclear the extent to which the downgrades will alter the function of the international monetary system over time. It is also unclear how material the incremental headwinds blowing out of Europe will be for countries already facing internal fragilities.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including a look at financials, oil and gold mining stocks.
Most of the European countries should be rated triple-C and the U.S. "should not be a "triple-A-minus but a triple-B or junk bond when you really analyze the unfunded liabilities that will come due in future," investor Marc Faber told CNBC Friday.
The euro's having a bad day, and this strategist says its problems are starting to bother the neighbors.
"Looks like a knee-jerk reaction," says one analyst. "People anticipated an event. Once the event hit the news wires, people took profit. It's simply a day trade."
Stockpickr examines four companies that are expected to lose money in 2012. Though they may not be in deep distress in the next quarter or two, the long-term outlook will weaken further as cash balances drop.
Facebook is exploring other options for its IPO. CNBC's Kayla Tausche looks at the company's alternatives, including the Google and Sam Adams models. CNBC's John Carney discusses the path Facebook is likely to take.
JPMorgan Chase reported solid loan growth in the fourth quarter, driven by a jump in business lending. But there's one area where the bank is still not seeing any pickup in lending — mortgages.
The Fast Money traders discuss Apple revealing its list of major suppliers for the first time. Among the vendors listed are Broadcom, AMD, and Intel.
What do JPMorgan's Q4 earnings tell us about earnings from the banks still on deck? Insight with Gerard Cassidy, RBC.
If case you missed it: Here are the stocks Herb mentioned on-air this week.
CNBC's Brian Shactman and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Greece and the haircut, which is "not going well." Everyone is focused on S&P but Greece could go over the edge next week. And what JPMorgan earnings means to the financials.