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  • Trading And Thriving In This Topsy-Turvy World Thursday, 22 Jan 2009 | 9:48 AM ET

    Housing starts and permits were well below expectations, but in the topsy-turvy world today many traders believe that the lower the starts and permits the better, since it means less inventory that needs to be worked off.

  • Futures Slide After Big Housing Miss Thursday, 22 Jan 2009 | 8:43 AM ET

    Futures skidded Thursday as disappointing reports on housing starts and jobless claims overshadowed strong earnings from Apple.

  • UPDATE: How to Fight Your Health Insurer ... and Win Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 12:55 PM ET

    The UnitedHealth settlement over out-of-network medical costs has huge implications for all of us. For one, it shows that the consumer can still effect change.

  • The Biggest Insurance Scheme of All Time? Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 12:37 PM ET

    Even if you're insured, you are not immune from sky-high medical bills. One cancer patient found out the hard way - and did something about it.

  • Coming From Behind In '09: UnitedHealth Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 6:35 PM ET

    If trading this wild market is making you sick, maybe you should pay more attention to health care!

  • Everyone’s A Trader Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | 6:14 PM ET

    With such big swings in the market it may be time to take profits. But which stocks should you sell?

  • Pops & Drops: Baidu.com, Costco... Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Baidu.com and UnitedHealth popped while Costco and Harley-Davidson dropped.

  • Pharma Analyst:  "PBM" Spells "Opportunity" Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | 8:12 AM ET

    Cost containment may spell trouble for much of the health-care sector, but Charles Boorady, healthcare providers analyst for Citigroup, says it's likely to spell success for pharmacy benefits managers.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.

  • Your First Move For Friday November 14th Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | 9:34 PM ET

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

  • 'The First 100 Days' Trade Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 6:32 PM ET

    The first 100 days of any new administration brings about considerable change. But this time around, well, hold your hats.

  • McCain or Obama? Stocks That Work for Each Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 8:46 PM ET

    Here's Cramer list of names investors might want depending on who wins Tuesday's election.

  • Warren Buffett has very publicly proclaimed that now is the time to be "greedy" and buy U.S. stocks, because everyone else is fearful, and those fears are driving down stock prices to bargain levels.  While some praise his leadership and courage, there are also skeptics.

  • Pops: Bank of America, AT&T... Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | 6:51 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Bank Of America and AT&T popped while eBay and Pepsico dropped.

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 10/17 Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    Coming off the worst week ever where volatility continues to rule, enhanced by options expiration Friday, the major indexes are all up about 4% or greater for the week.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added a new stake in NRG Energy, according to a just-released portfolio 'snapshot' of its holdings in U.S. publicly-traded stocks as of June 30.  A sharply reduced stake in Anheuser-Busch may have been a bet that InBev's initially unsolicited offer for the U.S. brewer would prove to be unsuccessful.  Conoco-Phillips data is kept "confidential."

  • Cigna Shares Fall After Unit Outlook Trimmed Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | 9:44 AM ET
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    Health insurer Cigna posted better-than-expected quarterly profit Friday, helped by its Great West acquisition and operating expense controls, but cut the outlook for its main health-care segment.

  • Health-Care Stocks: Getting Better Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 12:09 PM ET

    Brent Wilsey has a prescription for investors:  Specialty health-care names.  The president of Wilsey Asset Management thinks that the downdrafts that have slammed stock prices in the sector are now behind it, and it's time to buy into the companies' recovery.

  • Tracking Dolly - Update on Probability of Disruption Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    As Dolly intensifies and moves into the Gulf of Mexico, here is Weather Insight's latest forecast for possible oil and gas disruptions...

  • Sell Block: Say No to HMOs Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | 9:01 PM ET

    Cramer last week offered up his prediction of potential winners from the new Medicare bill -- the one that passed in the Senate yesterday. (President Bush has said he'll veto -- but it already passed by a veto-proof margin.) The good news is that Fresenius Med (FMS), Cramer's fave of the bill, got bumped to a 52-week high today with three points. But what about the losers of the Medicare bill -- the new offenders headed for the Sell Block?