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  • Viewer Calls: Don't be Scared, Ring the Register! Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | 10:59 AM ET

    Cramer sounds off today with viewer calls on these topics: taking a slightly more bullish look at Stryker and Zimmer Holdings , both which may have been unfairly penalized by federal investigations that are behind them now; Merck being priced lower than its worth due to negative articles about Gardasil and in his opinion is still a definite Buy; knowing when to "ring the register" and take profits when you can without fearing taxes; and one more nice healthcare Buy: Masimo, a med tech company using innovative, non-invasive technology to monitor important health indicators, like blood oxygen, carbon monoxide and hemoglobin.

  • Oil Drops, Stocks Pop Tuesday, 8 Jul 2008 | 5:51 PM ET
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    The Dow rose Tuesday in another turbulent session after a pullback in oil prices eased worries about consumer and business spending. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Cowen's "Elan" For Elan Tuesday, 8 Jul 2008 | 9:49 AM ET
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    At the risk of being ganged up on by the "Elanians" who will take umbrage with the fact that the biopharma team at Cowen and Company is not initiating coverage of the Irish drugmaker with a "screaming buy," I am blogging about the analysts' 50-page call on the stock today.

  • UBS And Its Guarded Outlook For Merck's Gardasil Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 11:14 AM ET
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    Shares of Merck, which have lost more than a third of their value so far this year, are under continued pressure this morning. They were at 60 bucks in early January. Today they're trading around $37. Big pharma analyst Rupesh Patel at UBS is downgrading the Dow component from Buy to Neutral because he thinks it's gonna be "range-bound near-term"...

  • Wall Street Beats Back Bears; Yahoo Gains 10% Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 10:12 AM ET

    Stocks moved out of bear territory Monday as oil retreated more than $4 a barrel, easing inflation fears, and technology got a boost from two of its largest companies.

  • Your First Move For Wednesday July 2nd Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 7:00 PM ET
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    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Stocks End First Half With a Whimper Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed Monday, capping a dismal quarter and first half marked by rocketing oil prices and battered financials. The Dow is down 14 percent since the beginning of the year and ended the first half about 20 points from bear-market territory.

  • Worst First Half Since '02 Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 5:44 PM ET
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    After hours Morgan Stanley recommended investors buy Lehman Brothers stock and set a price target of $31. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Your First Move For Monday June 30th Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 6:58 PM ET
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    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you Monday's best trades, right now!

  • Dow Almost In Bear Market Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 6:01 PM ET
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    Better keep your wits about you, it looks like we’re entering bear territory. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Merck Muscles In On Migraines Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 4:29 PM ET
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    On another ugly day for the stock markets, beaten down shares of Dow component Merck rallied. The stock started picking up steam after the news broke late this morning that its late-stage experimental migraine headache drug essentially works just as well as an existing drug, but with fewer side effects.

  • Stocks Flirt With Bear as Ugly Week Ends Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 4:06 PM ET

    Stocks limped to the finish of an ugly week on Wall Street, with the Dow touching bear territory and the broader market continuing to be battered by a double dose of surging oil and a fresh round of banking troubles.

  • Your First Move For Friday June 27th Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 7:04 PM ET
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    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Any Babies In The Bathwater? Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 6:21 PM ET

    Were any stocks unfairly punished in Thursday's market sell-off?

  • Market Midterm: Healthcare Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 6:30 PM ET
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    Here's how you can play healthcare with either a McCain or Obama presidency!

  • FDA Delivers One-Two Punch To Merck & Lilly Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 11:11 AM ET
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    For the second time in three days the Food and Drug Administration has delayed making a decision on drugs that it had put on a fast track. First, the agency put off a ruling on Lilly's bloodthinner Effient and then this morning Merck announced the FDA is not ready to approve its cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil for older women.

  • Merck's Gardasil Vaccine Not Approved for Expansion Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008 | 10:00 AM ET
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    U.S. regulators did not approve Merck & Co's application to expand marketing of its cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil to an older group of women within an expected review period, the drugmaker said.

  • Banking On A Bottom? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 5:50 PM ET
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    The Dow closed lower on Tuesday with stocks slipping on concerns about the economy after consumer confidence fell to a 16-year low. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Lightning Round: Sears, Hershey, Qualcomm and More Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 7:01 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Fast Money Misfires – Friday June 13th Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 6:28 PM ET
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    Sometimes a stock is hot and other time it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires..