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  • Contrarian Picks Health, Tech, Banks Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 4:05 PM ET

    Kevin Rendino describes himself as a "large-cap value contrarian."  What could that mean for your portfolio?  "I sort of go where the world is not focused on today," the BlackRock portfolio manager told CNBC.  "I end up selling stocks when valuation and expectation levels get very high."

  • Humana Cuts Outlook, Roiling Health-Insurer Stocks Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 3:42 PM ET

    Health insurer Humana slashed its first-quarter earnings forecast by nearly half Wednesday based on new projections for its Medicare plans for the elderly that provide prescription drug coverage.

  • Stop Trading!: Woe Is Health Insurance Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 3:07 PM ET

    The insurers are so oversold it's ridiculous. But don't expect a bounce yet.

  • Dow Jumps 1%; Caterpillar, Bear Climb Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 11:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a broadly flat open for Wall Street Wednesday, following the previous session's huge rally, as investor enthusiasm at the prospect of more liquidity and looser collateral rules by the Federal Reserve started to dwindle.

  • To Early to Tell the Sell? Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 9:05 AM ET

    So the only thing that matters here is whether we have broken the back of the "sell the rally" trade that has been so successful for the past two months.  It's too early to tell.

  • Best Day In Five Years Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    A liquidity injection from the Fed sent stocks to their highest levels in half a decade as investors were left wondering if the rally can continue into Wednesday. Playing the rally, what to do with oil, breaking news on Bear Stearns and more in the Word on the Street.

  • Stocks Have Their Best Day in Five Years Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks shot up Tuesday after a liquidity announcement from the Federal Reserve.

  • HMO Health Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:20 PM ET

    On a day when the market posted its biggest gains in years, the health insurers got obliterated. All is not well in this group, but there's one stock that could make it out alive.

  • WellPoint Warning Takes Shine Off Insurer Stocks Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 12:19 PM ET
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    A profit warning from WellPoint suggests that U.S. health insurers may not be a safe bet for investors to put their money in a troubled economy.

  • Dow Jumps 2%, Led by Financials Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    Stocks shot up Tuesday after a liquidity announcement from the Federal Reserve.

  • Pisani: Feeding on the Fed Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 9:02 AM ET

    Futures moved up nearly 20 points as the Fed announced expansion of it securities lending program, all designed to improve liquidity. 

  • S&P Touches 19-Month Low Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 6:36 PM ET

    Stocks lost ground as oil reached another new high and Gov. Eliot Spitzer is accused in news reports of being involved with a prostitution ring. What's the word on the Street?

  • Buy This Bottom Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 6:26 PM ET

    There are too many opportunities for investors to be sitting on the sidelines.

  • Dow Extends Winning Streak; Techs Rally Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Blue chips finished higher for a third straight session after an unexpected increase in January retail sales. Technology stocks rallied after chip-equipment maker Applied Materials beat earnings forecasts.

  • UnitedHealth, Insurer Shares Drop on N.Y. Lawsuit Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 1:06 PM ET
    United Health Group

    The New York Attorney General's Office said it plans to file suit against Ingenix, its parent UnitedHealth Group, and three additional subsidiaries, as part of an investigation into a "scheme by health insurers to defraud consumers by manipulating reimbursement rates."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Goldman Sachs: The "Safe" Stocks For Primary Season Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 4:20 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs analysts say stock investors should look to larger cap and defensive sectors as a way to play the uncertainty of presidential primary season. While they say the major party nominees should become clear by "Super Duper Tuesday," there is greater electoral and policy uncertainty in this Presidential race because there are no incumbents running.

  • Looking Great For '08: Citi's 58 Top Stock Picks Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 2:52 PM ET

    The first days of the New Year bring Citigroup's Citi Investment Research Top Picks: The bank polled each of its fundamental analysts on a single best money-making idea for 2008, with the option of an additional small-cap pick.  Citi says its 2007 list produced an average share price return of 16.7 percent, well ahead of the Standard and Poor's 500 average of 4.2 percent.

  • Triple-S Could Triple for Investors Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 7:58 PM ET

    Cramer dug deep to find another moneymaking strategy for Homegamers -- investing in nonprofit healthcare companies that converted to for-profit firms.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.