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  • Stock Pick Strategy: Use the Charts Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 12:41 PM ET

    MKM Partners' Katie Stockton says the charts can point investors toward counter-intuitive moves: For example, her first pick mixes real estate with tech...

  • CEOs on Being 'Recession-Resistant,' the Games & More Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 11:22 AM ET

    CEOs from McDonalds, Adidas and WPP Group looking to boost sales from the long-awaited Beijing Olympic games, talked about their various strategies to expand brand image, their views on the economy, and more on CNBC.

  • After introducing guest trader Zach Karabell, aka "The Academic," the gang immediately dives into the main lesson learned after stocks soar to end the week (the highest close since June). The dollar also "exploded," with its biggest jump in 8 years against the euro. "Currencies typically do not move like that," says Dylan of the USD's 3.3% gain this week. The S&P 500 also had its best week since April, due in part to the commodities pullback -- it ended the day up 2.4%.

  • Stocks Have Biggest Week Since April Friday, 8 Aug 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    Stocks rallied  Friday as a more than $4 a barrel drop in oil prices offset the drag of Fannie Mae's earnings miss.  It's going to be the same story next week: Energy prices. Even if there are disappointments in CPI or Wal-Mart's earnings, investors are expected to overlook them as the drop in gas prices puts more money in consumers' pockets.

  • Dollar Beverages Boost McDonald's Same-Store Sales Friday, 8 Aug 2008 | 3:36 PM ET
    Today, McDonald's Corporation marked the beginning of its 50th anniversary celebration by introducing its 50th anniversary restaurant design at an event at the "Rock 'n' Roll McDonald's" in downtown Chicago. This rendering of McDonald's one-of-a-kind futuristic restaurant design which will be built on its Chicago flagship site at 600 N. Clark Street is expected to open in April 2005. McDonald's founder Ray Kroc opened his first restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois, on April 15, 1955. (PRNewsfoot)

    McDonald's said same-store sales rose 8 percent in July, helped by dollar beverages and other promotions that appealed to cash-strapped consumers.

  • Stock Pick: Better 'Latte' Than Never Friday, 8 Aug 2008 | 1:51 PM ET

    Mark Travis is going to Starbucks. The CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds says it's probably time to take advantage of the coffee titan's recent misfortunes.

  • Blockbuster Posts Another Loss Despite Progress Friday, 8 Aug 2008 | 12:41 PM ET
    Blockbuster

    Video rental company Blockbuster posted a second quarter loss of $44.7 million, or 23 cents per share, compared to an 18 cent-per-share loss in the year-ago quarter. But, thanks to improved sales the company raised its outlook, predicting a profit of between $21 million and $36 million for the whole year.

  • Catch Thursday's exclusive Web Extra video on CNBC.com for trades not covered on the show.

  • Beijing Olympics: Payoff for Sponsors Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    With the Olympics about to begin, some multinationals are betting big with over $800 million in sponsorship rights.  Does the big investment in advertising payoff?

  • Restaurant Kids' Meals Loaded With Calories Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 8:40 AM ET
    Eating a burger

    Parents looking for healthy meal choices for their children are likely to find slim pickings on the menus of the nation's top restaurant chains, according to a report released by a nonprofit public health group.

  • The Fast Money Misfires - Friday August 1st Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | 7:24 PM ET

    Sometimes a stock is hot and other times it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.

  • Stop Trading!: A Starbucks Comeback? Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | 3:23 PM ET

    This coffee giant looks a lot like McDonald's before it turned up, Cramer says.

  • Lightning Round: Coke, Mastercard, CBS and More Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 7:19 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Web Extra: Moto Finally Picks Up Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 6:54 PM ET

    In Thursday's Web Extra the traders reveal how to trade Motorola after the company surprised the Street with a small profit.

  • Stocks End July Mixed as Oil Falls 11% Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    The Dow returned to a triple-digit decline as disappointing earnings from a trio of components dragged on the index, as did a disappointing jobless-claims report. The Nasdaq, however, got a boost from a bid for ImClone.

  • Disappointing Earnings Drag on Dow Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 3:19 PM ET

    The Dow returned to a triple-digit decline as disappointing earnings from a trio of components dragged on the index, as did a disappointing jobless-claims report. The Nasdaq, however, got a boost from a bid for ImClone.

  • Credit Card Stocks: Staples, Not Luxuries Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 2:39 PM ET

    Robert Dodd, analyst at Morgan Keegan, gave his take on the world’s largest credit card companies, MasterCard and Visa.

  • Stocks Pare Losses After Factory Report Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 12:14 PM ET

    Stocks came off their morning lows after a report showed manufacturing activity in the Midwest shifted into expansion mode July.

  • MasterCard Results Beat Estimates, But Shares Fall Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 10:00 AM ET

    MasterCard posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings Thursday, but spending volume growth in the United States was weak and investors punished the credit and debit card network's shares.

  • Stocks Tumble After GDP, Jobless Reports Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 9:44 AM ET

    Stocks plunged at the open as the morning's economic news disappointed: Economic growth was weaker than expected -- even with the boost of the rebate checks -- and jobless claims shot up to their highest level in five years.