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  • Zoom Into Transport Stocks Now: Analyst Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    John Barnes, transportation analyst at BB&T Capital Markets, sees a weak, tepid, "pretty tough" first quarter.  So should investors stay out of transports for now? "Absolutely not," he told CNBC.  "We'd be diving in.  You want to buy...when things are at their bleakest."

  • Take The Train Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 3:45 PM ET

    Warren Buffett's been hopping aboard the railroads again, picking up an additional stake in Burlington Northern. Should you go along for the ride?

  • Stocks Close Higher For Second Day in Row Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 2:50 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher for the second straight day on positive signs for the economy and strong earnings report.

  • Market Insider/Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 7:57 PM ET

    Whether it was the result of bulls stampeding or bears running, Wednesday's 631-point pendulum swing in the Dow certainly lays the groundwork for more high velocity action Thursday when the markets have more earnings and economic news to consider.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is once again adding to its stake in Burlington Northern Santa Fe after taking a break for the last few months. A filing with the SEC minutes ago reveals purchases of Burlington stock today, yesterday and Tuesday. Earlier today, Berkshire disclosed a small purchase on Monday. So, every day of the week so far, Buffett has bought some Burlington. They are the first disclosed purchases since a string of buys that began last spring and ended in October.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway cut back on its holdings in two railroads during the second quarter of this year.  Even as Berkshire was increasing its stake in Burlington Northern, it was cutting back on two other railroads: Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific.

  • Is Our Economy On Track? Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 7:14 PM ET

    Shares of Union Pacific (UNP) fell Wednesday after the company slashed Q4 forecasts. Does the warning suggest where our economy is headed?

  • Union Pacific Shares Plunge on Lowered Forecast Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 9:56 AM ET

    No. 1 U.S. railroad Union Pacific Corp Wednesday lowered its fourth-quarter outlook by roughly 20 cents per share due to rapidly rising fuel costs, sending its shares down as much as 6 percent.

  • Berkshire Hathaway's nearly 14 million shares of Carmax are worth substantially more at today's closing bell than they were 24 hours before. The big rally follows the revelation in an SEC filing by Warren Buffett's holding company that it held 13,981,800 shares of the nation's biggest used-car retailer as of September 30, the end of Berkshire's third quarter.

  • Buffett Buys Carmax, Cuts Railroad Stakes Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 8:12 PM ET

    Billionaire Warren Buffett's holding company bought nearly 14 million shares in Carmax , the largest specialty used-car retailer in the United States.

  • Lightning Round: Sirius, Lowe's, Genentech and More Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 11:39 AM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.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.

  • Schering Plough: Why It's Down And Merck's Up Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 12:24 PM ET

    Here are my thoughts so far today: 1) As expected, sloppy trading--weak open, modest rally, sell into rally. The crowd yelling "oversold" cannot drown out the great majority, who feel it is not really worth it to be a hero until things settle down.

  • Caterpillar, 3M: Global Growth Eases Pain Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 9:28 AM ET

    As with Union Pacific, Caterpillar came out with very cautious commentary. Caterpillar's third quarter earnings were slightly below expecations, and they lowered 2007 outlook (down 3% pre-open), but the name of the game is to lower expectations overall.

  • Riding The Rails Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 7:01 PM ET

    Earlier this year, this industry took a big hit on concerns about the housing market, but on Thursday Union Pacific (UNP) proved the railroads can still make a lot of money moving fertilizer, coal and auto parts around this county. Here’s why you may have another chance to ride the rails.

  • Earnings: More To Come, But Better News? Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 2:23 PM ET

    I know what you're thinking...man, when is earnings season going to end? We're only through one-fourth of the S&P 500 earnings, and it seems like it's been going on...forever. It's a little bit of an illusion. The problem is that, as Nick Raich points out, the first part of earnings season

  • Market Insider: Techs Catch the Big Fish Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | 8:29 PM ET

    Technology has been a big lure in an otherwise fishy stock market this week.

  • Oil Putting Pressure On Markets Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 10:41 AM ET

    How much oil pressure can the stock market take before it blows a gasket? Oil continues to surge into record territory, closing in on $88 per barrel and ready to pump right through $90. Stocks are floundering this morning after weakness in Europe and a down day in Asia. China, though, continues to be the exception with Shanghai stocks once more in record territory.

  • Week Ahead: Earnings Tell Two Tales Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 9:23 PM ET

    By the end of the coming week, the corporate earnings picture will be clear and it may not necessarily be one the stock market likes.

  • Ship Stocks Ahoy Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 11:10 AM ET

    With oil pushing through the $80 mark and not looking back, crude tanker stocks are getting a lot more attention. But it isn’t just oil being carted throughout the high seas. What about investing in companies that ship everything else?

  • Lightning Round: Delta, Sears, EMC and More Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 10:01 AM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.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.