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  • Final Standings On Contest Leaderboard Monday, 14 May 2007 | 9:33 AM ET

    Hey folks--here are the final contest standings as we start the last two weeks of the Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Serge Amelyan is the owner of the top portfolio by dollar value in the contest followed by Shi Nisman who have both hovered near the top of the list for a few weeks now. Serge did not break the $5M mark but managed to chalk up a 388% return over the last 10 weeks. More than $1M separates Serge in first and Barry in 10th.

  • Stop Trading! Thursday, 10 May 2007 | 3:55 PM ET

    It's a big down day on the Dow. Here is Cramer's take on sluggish retail numbers, the rails and more.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Investment Chief Names Top Global Stock Picks Thursday, 10 May 2007 | 11:00 AM ET

    What does it mean if corporate earnings are "even better abroad" than in the U.S.? "A great play for investors," according to Keith Wirtz. The president and CIO of Fifth Third Asset Management offered "Squawk on the Street" viewers his outlook on the market -- and his favorite multinational stock picks.

  • Guest Blogger Mishlove: My Friday Contest Picks Friday, 4 May 2007 | 10:24 AM ET

    Hey folks. Jeff Mishlove is here after a few days off--with his contest picks for today. It's a good read and we're happy to have him back. Here's Jeff: Last week was amazing. As I reported one week ago, one of my contest portfolios was up over 100% for the week. Actually, by the end of the day on Friday, it was up by over 112% -- far and away more than any other previous weekly winner. But, ironically, it still was not enough to win the weekly prize.

  • CalTrans workers investigate a crumbled section of freeway ramp which connects Interstate 80 to Interstate 580 in Oakland, Calif., after a tanker carrying gasoline exploded on Sunday, April 29, 2007. In the resulting blaze, a section of freeway that funnels traffic onto the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge collapsed. The truck's driver walked away from the scene and called a taxi, which took him to a nearby hospital with second-degree burns. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    The threat of a nightmarish morning commute led many Bay Area residents to use public transportation Monday, one day after a fiery tanker crash caused a heavily trafficked section of freeway to collapse.

  • International Air Traffic Up as Freight Growth Weakens Monday, 30 Apr 2007 | 11:05 AM ET

    International air passenger traffic rose 7% in the first quarter of 2007, with strong economies driving demand for business and leisure travel, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Monday.

  • U.S. May Face Tight Gasoline Supplies This Summer Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | 11:07 AM ET
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    Phil Flynn, a member of Alaron Trading, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that the U.S. may face tight gasoline supplies this summer.“(Production numbers) better change soon,” Flynn said Friday. “Otherwise, we’re going to have big problems in this country. I don’t know how we’re going to get gasoline supplies where they need to be by Memorial Day. We need to be at 210 million barrels in just a few weeks. We’re at 194 million.”

  • Mishlove: How My Portfolio Grew So Much Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | 10:26 AM ET

    Hey folks, guest blogger Jeff Mishlove is back. Sorry to say, we're going to lose Jeff for awhile, as he does have his own business interests to take care of (all guest bloggers receive NO compensation from us). We certainly hope to hear from Jeff in the future, as he's always welcome to post here. Jeff's done pretty well this week--and as he says--you might have as well. Here's his post:

  • Earnings "Finance" New Leader Of The Pack Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | 9:06 AM ET

    Good morning all. Another new name tops the leaderboard. Greyson Masters takes the top spot with his million dollar trade on Vasco Data (we said yesterday, this might happen), Shi Nisman falls to 3rd on a bad earnings play with Old Dominion, which fell 6.02% Thursday, and cost him almost $250K. Serge Amelyan moves back up the list into 2nd on F5 Networks' strong earnings.

  • Alan Mulally, Ford Motor's chief executive officer, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that the company is on track to make a profit in 2009.

  • Mishlove: Contest Picks For Thursday Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | 10:57 AM ET

    Hey everyone. Here's guest blogger Jeff Mishlove's contest picks for today: Now that Wednesday’s very exciting market has closed, I see that – once again – my recommendations for Tuesday purchases turned out to be quite volatile. Life Cell Corporation was up 4.99%. Anadigics was down 10.72%. American Commercial Lines was down 5.32%. Overseas Shipholding Group was up by 8.55%.

  • Contest Leader Breaks $4 Million Mark Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | 10:01 AM ET

    Good morning all. Shi Nisman holds the top spot, and becomes the first contestant to break the $4 million mark on strong Corning earnings. And Greyson Masters takes over the 2nd position, displacing Kevin Boyd, who fell to 19th on a bad gamble with Travelzoo earnings, which fell almost 24% Wednesday.

  • Railroad company Norfolk Southern reported a lower quarterly profit citing softness in the U.S. economy, in particular the housing and automotive sectors, but beat analysts' forecasts.

  • On Track With Trinity Tuesday, 24 Apr 2007 | 7:12 PM ET

    Just because the rails business has already enjoyed a good run doesn’t mean you still can’t make some money. Here is Cramer’s second pick for playing the sector.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Playing the Fringe Tuesday, 24 Apr 2007 | 7:08 PM ET

    There’s more than one way to profit from a stock cycle. With the railroads on the rise, Cramer thinks there’s no time like the present to show you how.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Mishlove: My Contest Picks For Tuesday Tuesday, 24 Apr 2007 | 10:08 AM ET

    Hey everyone. Here's guest blogger Jeff Mishlove with his contest picks for today. As we said, he'll be posting every day this week with stocks for each day. Here he is: If you followed my recommendations for stocks to purchase last Friday, then you can appreciate that the strategy I use (short squeeze potential combined with earnings announcements and volatility) is designed to detect the big movers.

  • Contest Stocks: The Good, Bad And Ugly Thursday, 19 Apr 2007 | 7:49 AM ET

    Here's the latest on what you're doing with stocks for the contest--and what they're doing to you!! It's pretty much dominated by earnings news, both good (LLTC) and bad (YHOO, ESLR). The most active and widely held lists remain the same. And a stock we took a closer look at yesterday, Seagate, had an impact on another stock--and not for the best. Here's the breakdown...

  • Warren Buffett isn’t the only one interested in railroads. Activist shareholders are eyeing railroad operator CSX, which could be contributing to Wednesday’s surge in the stock, CNBC’s David Faber reported.

  • JetBlue planes wait at terminal gates at JFK Airport in New York, Friday, Feb. 16, 2007. JetBlue travelers continued to experience delays and cancellations Friday as the airline struggled for a third day to recover from an operational meltdown at John F. Kennedy International Airport. (AP Photos/Bebeto Matthews)

    This weekend's storms stranded hundreds of passengers at airports and raised fresh debate about whether Congress needs to take up the charge to enact a so-called passenger "Bill of Rights." Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director at U.S. Public Interest Research Group, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” passengers needs such legislation to protect themselves, but Aaron Gellman, professor of transportation at Northwestern University disagrees.

  • Railroads on Track for Solid Returns, Analysts Say Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | 12:49 PM ET

    Thomas Wadewitz, transportation analyst at JP Morgan Chase, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that railroads should be able to increase rates, making the sector attractive to investors.