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Stocks Johnson & Johnson

  • Peter Costa of Empire Executions and Charles Bobrinskoy of Ariel Investments told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the weekend.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • At the March 9 bottom, the banks were falling fast and behemoths like Google were at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500.  Three months later, that has changed significantly.

  • The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?

  • John Merrill, founder & CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management, and Brian Belski, chief investment strategist of Oppenheimer, shared their market strategies with investors.

  • Dr. Mark Monane, senior biotech analyst at Needham & Co., named some biotech stocks that look attractive.

  • African countries are improving politically and economically and their businesses are doing "great," said Lawrence Speidell, portfolio manager at Frontier Market Asset Management.

  • Today, Cisco and Travelers replaced Citigroup and GM on the Dow.  Here is a look back at the previous 10 changes to the Dow and what happened to the benchmark in the days leading up to and following the change.

  • With stocks rallying for over 3 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth.  Today, two new components join the Dow, one with a dividend and one without.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

  • Plus, a diversified portfolio that is perfect for this market.

  • The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?

  • With the exit of Citigroup and GM from the Dow, new comers Cisco and Travelers bring some heft back into the index.  As of Monday's close, the price weighted index is taking out $4.44 (combined price of Citi and GM) and adding in $61.41 (CSCO + TRV).  Here's how this change will impact the weight of the remaining 28 stocks of the Dow.

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    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

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    Consumers may be saving more and spending less, but big pharma is on a shopping spree. And I'm not talking about the really big deals including Roche buying Genentech, Pfizer buying Wyeth and Merck buying Schering-Plough. I'm talking about the two deals that have been done in less than a week between major drug companies and baby biotechs specializing in oncology.

  • Since the beginning of the year, many companies have seen their market cap more than doubled, while others have seen sharp drops in the valuation of their companies.

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    With the S&P 500 closing lower for the fourth consecutive day, stocks have just recorded their longest losing streak since the rally began. How should you be trading?

  • Sell U.S. stocks, sell U.S. bonds, sell the dollar and protect your wealth by going abroad, said Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital.

  • Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks made another break higher on Friday as the dollar's drop spurred buying in multinational companies. Worries about a possible downgrade of the U.S.'s credit rating left the market on rocky ground ahead of the Memorial Day weekend but it also sent the dollar to its lowest level this year, which encouraged some buying. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

  • Cougar

    This fall ABC is launching a new show with Courtney Cox called "Cougar Town." Courtney was one of my favorite "Friends" stars and cougars are certainly a hot cultural phenomenon. Could cougars be five minutes ago by the time the show premieres? Perhaps. But maybe ABC has a hit on its hands. New TV shows are always a roll of the dice. And so is Johnson & Johnson's journey into "Cougar Town."

  • GlaxoSmithKline

    I've got new competition. Sort of. GlaxoSmithKline sent me an email this morning calling my attention to its new external blog, "American Health: More Than Medicine." A pretty long name for a blog, one that screams that it went through the corporate approval wringer, but at least GSK is putting itself out there.