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.
Kids are dressing better and better these days – as older parents with more income dress their children for the yacht, rather than the sandbox. And it was Gymboree (GYMB) who broke new ground in this retail niche. But after a record two year run, the premier kid stock tripped last quarter on a surprise report of zero sales growth. This year, though, growth is back on track with the crucial spring season ahead. Is the Richie Rich Trade still intact?
An unexpected deal between industry titans, News Corp (NWS) and NBC Universal (GE), sent the media world tumbling, today. The long-time adversaries agreed to set aside differences and jointly launch a new website which will compete directly with Youtube, owned by Google (GOOG). The move comes a week after Viacom’s (VIA) $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit. Can Google play the David to these corporate Goliaths and come out a winner?
Got a bone to pick with the guys? Well, Herb Greenberg does. Hope they’re hungry, too because he’s serving knuckle sandwiches. Forget Ali vs. Frasier or even Rosie vs. The Donald - those were just skirmishes. What follows is a “Street Fight.
It's time for more Fast Money Madness! As the NCAA tournament marches on, we're pairing off the most-talked about 64 companies on the street. The guys will determine the winners through debate, and end up with a national champion -- Fast Money's favorite stock.
Despite some recent bad press, the smart money is starting a full-fledged Mac-Attack for fast food stocks. And although America has a penchant for ground round and greasy fries, today’s fast food menus include low fat and/or heart smart selections such as grilled chicken, fruit salads and yogurt topped with granola. Is it time to get in line and super-size your portfolio, or is this a binge that will leave you feeling sick?
We told you a month ago that Terry Semel, the ole internet boy, had some life in him yet. Just today, the Chief Executive said that Project Panama, Yahoo!’s top secret name for their new advertising platform is coming along nicely. Following his comments, Yahoo! stock is climbing, up 22% for the year compared to a 1% drop for Google. Will ’07 continue to be Semel’s lucky number?
Putin has given investors some big reasons to sell. And it looks like he may give them more. “Putin is getting more intransigent, again," said Cramer.
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