Lee Brodie is Digital Producer for Mad Money with Jim Cramer. Past credits include "Trading Spaces" and "Entertainment Tonight." He has also produced shows for History, MSNBC, NBC Productions, PBS and more. He received a 2007 Daytime Emmy award for the A&E documentary "A Question of Life or Meth." Brodie also received an Emmy award for his coverage of the New York theater scene in "Live from Broadway with Pat Collins." His first job in media was also with NBC, as a page.
In this week's Fast Money World we turn on the webcams half way around the world and shed some light on South Korea. This emerging economy has grown about 8% a year since the Korean War, despite being in the shadow of a North Korean dictatorship. What is it like to live in this shadow?
The world rocked out to raise awareness of the climate crisis this weekend. And with oil prices jumping the companies that offer cleaner-burning fuels are again on Wall Street's radar. Solar panel maker First Solar (FSLR) surged 24% Monday after announcing contracts worth over $1 billion. That brings us to the ethanol producers and the best known pure ethanol play: Pacific Ethanol (PEIX).
All eyes were on Alcoa (AA) Monday as it kicked off earnings season. But with Intel (INTC) and Sandisk (SNDK) reporting next week, the sector to watch may be the semiconductor space. Should you expect chip stocks to dominate this season's earnings story?
The critics scoffed, but the kids loved it. Families ran in droves to see Michael Bay's much-hyped “Transformers” movie, which brought in a whopping $153 million dollars over the July 4th week. That makes it the biggest non-sequel opening ever. Who stands to benefit from this box office blowout?
We’ve all heard of the iPhone. Well now it's time for the iPlane. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner was unveiled to much fanfare over the weekend. And Boeing has already secured a record number of orders for the revolutionary plane. Find out why this plane so special and if will have a bigger economic impact than the iPhone.
While you were at the beach, the market was on a roll. Wall Street enjoyed 5 straight up days for the S&P 500. Meanwhile the NASDAQ reached a 6 1/2 year high. However, the rubber hits the road this week as earnings season begins. Here are the trades for the week ahead.
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