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The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Oil dominated the news again during the week, though crude prices fell back for a change. Economic data also moved the markets, which finished up for the week.
"Most of the mundane things in this world make money," Neil Hennessy told CNBC. The 5-star fund manager praises stocks an investor might easily overlook.
Most business news this week took a back seat to oil's relentless climb, but there were still some notable moments. And CNBC guests had plenty of stocks to recommend for worried investors.
Five-star fund manager Neil Hennessy sees oil riding a bubble that will eventually burst. But for the investor right now the only alternative is to go with value, he says. See his Web EXCLUSIVE picks!
The old adage advises investors to "sell in may and go away," but CNBC asked the experts for stock picks that might that might make investors stay in the game this month.
Recent gains in the markets have changed the valuation picture on a lot of stocks, but Jefferies managing director Art Hogan is constantly on the lookout for bargains, and he told CNBC about some stocks that are still steals.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Coach and Broadcom popped while Gannett and XTO Energy dropped.
A downturn actually helps these companies.
This company's turned a "trifecta of negativity" into pure positivity.
Downgrades in the financial sector dragged stocks lower today, causing a three-digit drop in the Dow. To help investors protect their portfolios, CNBC enlisted the help of market experts.
It's the question that's on every investor's mind -- or should be: Where's the bottom? Jefferies managing director Art Hogan has some ideas about pinpointing the bottom -- and stocks to buy while you're waiting.
The CEO explains why his company is the ultimate slowdown stock.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.
Q: On Fast Money's Trader Radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Launching in 1946, this household product quickly became an American stable with the help of in-home demonstrations. Now even celebrities such as Tori Spelling and Brooke Shields have parties around this plastic. The stock reached a 10-year high Wednesday when the company reported profit for Q1 that was air tight.
A stock rally fueled by the Fed's latest interest rate cut lost momentum in the final hour after CNBC reported that two big bond insurers could be downgraded as early as today.
Hey folks, we have guest blogger Timothy Sykes back today. And somewhat like Jeff Mishlove, Timothy points out some of his successes from the past week. (Timothy does make a nice point below about information from the experts.) Here he is:
Hey there. Here's guest blogger Timothy Sykes is back with his contest picks for the week. As he says, these are his early week picks--and will have more on Wednesday. Here he is: I don’t know about anybody else, but I look forward to Mondays. This will all change over the next few years when trading becomes 24/7, but for now Mondays are my favorite day of the week.
Hey everyone, we have another guest blogger. He's Timothy Sykes, and like Jeff Mishlove and James Altucher, he's a regular on the contest program "How To Win." All three are going to be giving their insights and more as we move along. These are good companion pieces to what they say on "How To Win." It's a pleasure to have all three. So, here's Timothy:
You might call Dr. Ari Kiev, head doctor to the traders. He's a psychiatrist and regular guest on "How To Win." On the show last Friday, the good doctor said people are more than likely under estimating their ability when it comes to winning the contest. He even managed to throw in a quote from Nelson Mandela to prove his point!