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Cramer chats with Life Time Fitness CEO Bahram Akradi.
Think of LTM as the Whole Foods of fitness centers, with upscale locations that offer a broad range of services, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
The summer season is almost here and the Air Transport Association of America (ATA), estimates that an average 2.4 million people will fly every day this summer. Could investors benefit from an increase in travel demand?
Chatter on Wall Street is all about how much farther stocks may fall. What seemed like just a correction at first is now starting to look like the start of a bear market.
There are a growing number of investing opportunities in companies aiming to stem the tide of obesity—whether upstart biotechs, organic grocers, fitness chains, or weight-loss specialists.
Check out some of the companies associated with the weight-loss industry whose stocks have performed well over the last five years, and are likely to continue.
Markets struggled on Friday, after a weak opening following disappointing GDP and existing-home sales data, as traders played the market in a tight range. Where can you find some value in today’s stock market? Connor Browne, co-portfolio manager at Thornburg Investment Management shared his insights.
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The Fast Money traders reveal a health and fitness stock that could pump up a scrawny portfolio!
As the staggering destruction of wealth in the stock market has recently revealed, executives can sometimes appear to own shares in a company, but have actually pledged them as collateral for a loan, says the New York Times.
Look to health care stocks to find stable earners and diamonds in the rough while the market bottoms, said Connor Browne of Thornburg Value Fund.
The week was a mixed bag of economic and market news, most of it on the negative side. Oil prices continued to hit record highs, the market officially entered bear territory and the European Central Bank socked it to the U.S. by raising rates a quarter-point. Despite all of this, CNBC guests found bright spots in steel, financials, tech and international stocks.
To give investors an edge in a holiday-shortened week of trading, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.
Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, offered CNBC his top five stock picks: companies that focus on beauty and health products.
Credit Suisse is out today with a "fat" report on obesity. Nearly 200 pages. But besides its size, the research also stands out as one of the most unique pieces of Wall Street analysis I've ever seen.