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  • FDA Rejects Qnexa, a Third Weight-Loss Drug Friday, 29 Oct 2010 | 4:32 AM ET

    The Food and Drug Administration rejected another new diet pill on Thursday, the latest setback in the quest to develop treatments for overweight Americans amid the nation’s obesity epidemic.

  • Stocks Close Mixed with Dow up Slightly Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks gave back most of its afternoon gains Tuesday as investors digested news that the Federal Reserve would be willing to provide "additional accommodation" to the U.S. economy.  Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks Mixed Ahead of Close; Banks Fall Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010 | 3:54 PM ET

    Stocks were mixed Tuesday as investors digested news that the Federal Reserve would be willing to provide "additional accommodation" to the U.S. economy.  Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks Decline, as Materials Fall; CAT Rises Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010 | 11:44 AM ET

    Stocks fell modestly Tuesday after reaching four-month highs on Monday as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting where future quantitative easing strategies may be discussed.  Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Futures Rise After Upbeat Housing Data Tuesday, 21 Sep 2010 | 8:52 AM ET

    Stock futures rose Tuesday after a report that housing starts reached their highest level in four months, and as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting that may discuss the need for further easing.

  • Stocks to Watch: Imperial Sugar, Vivus and More ... Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | 11:01 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • FIRST: Exclusive Playboy Offer Details! Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 1:27 PM ET

    After offering $210 million for Playboy Enterprises, Penthouse parent FriendFinder Networks CEO Marc Bell told Fast Money why he wants to get into bed with Hugh Hefner.

  • Web Extra Pops & Drops: Vivus, Infosys... Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 5:56 PM ET

    Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Vivus and ADC Telecom popped while Infosys and ATP Oil & Gas dropped

  • Fast Personal Pt.4: New Skinny On Diet Pills Thursday, 24 Jun 2010 | 6:18 PM ET

    Desperate to shed those unwanted pounds? Hate dragging yourself to the gym? Soon, you might be able to lose weight without the work!

  • Fast Personal: Health - Latest Trends For Traders Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010 | 10:55 PM ET
    Does your portfolio make you queasy? You may need to make some healthy moves!We mean identifying and investing in trends that are at the cutting edge of medicine and more.In celebration of NBC Universal’s Healthy Week, Fast Money put together a few ideas for you. After all, it’s our goal to keep you healthy, wealthy and wise.

    In celebration of NBC Universal’s Healthy Week, Fast Money put together a few ideas for you. After all, it’s our goal to keep you healthy, wealthy and wise.

  • As Wastlines Grows, So Does Diet Business Friday, 18 Jun 2010 | 3:13 PM ET
    Slim Fast Bar

    Growth in the huge weight-loss business has slowed, but  players and concepts continue to enter a crowded field, especially the low-cost kind.

  • 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.

  • Best Performing Weight-Loss Stocks Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 3:45 PM ET
    Nearly two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese, and childhood obesity is triple what it was a generation ago. It all adds up to a public health crisis, but for companies that manufacture or sell products, services, diets and foods designed to help people lose weight, it's a $60 billion industry that fattens their stock price. Here are some of the companies associated with the weight-loss industry whose stocks have performed well over the last five years, and are likely to co

    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.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Lightning Round OT: Owens Illinois, Vivus and More Friday, 16 Apr 2010 | 8:49 PM ET

    The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • New Obesity Pills: The Pipeline Getting Fat? Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | 5:50 PM ET

    In the quest to help Americans fight the battle of the bulge 3 new pills may be coming to market by the end of the year. What must you know?

  • The FDA's Big, Fat Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday, 1 Apr 2010 | 2:45 PM ET

    FDA advisory committee votes sometimes end in confusion. First, because the actual vote often gets all convoluted and recounted as some panelists hem and haw about voting thumbs up or thumbs down and try to equivocate their decision. And second, because no matter how many times I've explained it to people here, the votes get misread and miscommunicated as actual approval or rejection of a drug versus a recommendation that the FDA clear or spike a drug.

  • Fat Thursday For Vivus Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 2:51 PM ET

    Vivus announced this morning that an FDA advisory committee is tentatively scheduled to take a look at its diet drug Qnexa on Thursday, July 15th.

  • Lightning Round OT: Patriot Coal, Boeing and More Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | 9:12 PM ET

    The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.