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  • Lightning Round Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 6:40 PM ET
    Lightning Round

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Cramer Drills Down on Lockheed Martin Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 6:25 PM ET
    Cramer Drills Down on Lockheed Martin

    Lockheed Martin can rally despite big budget cuts at the Pentagon thanks to the election year trade, says Mad Money's Cramer. It's a binary trade, and investors need to think of it as a short-term trade, not a long-term investment.

  • Enbridge CEO Talks Pipeline Profits Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 6:15 PM ET
    Enbridge CEO Talks Pipeline Profits

    Patrick Daniel, Enbridge CEO, discusses major growth opportunities in pipeline infrastructure and how Enbridge is positioned to profit from it, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • Fast Money Final Trade Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Fast Money Portfolio: Long-Term Stategy for Staples Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 5:32 PM ET
    Fast Money Portfolio: Long-Term Stategy for Staples

    Karen Finerman, Metropolitan Capital Advisors lays out a long-term bullish scenario for Staples, including a recovery in U.S. employment and consolidation in the office supply space, with the Fast Money crew.

  • Market Correction Protection & Volatility Playbook Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 5:09 PM ET
    Market Correction Protection & Volatility Playbook

    Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners Management, discusses whether it is time for investors to take some profits in long positions and short selected industries. Also, a trade to protect your portfolio in areas where volatility is expanding, with Pete Najarian,

  • US Facing a 'Savings Gap' : BlackRock CEO Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 5:06 PM ET

    Americans are facing a "savings gap" and need an investment strategy with a "time horizon that is not a day, not a month, not even a year," BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink told CNBC Wednesday.

  • S&P 500 Logs Best Start to Year Since 1991 Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 5:04 PM ET

    Stocks closed in the red Wednesday as Bernanke dashed hopes for further monetary stimulus during his speech to Congress on the economy. Still the S&P logged its best February since 1998 and the Nasdaq briefly topped 3,000 in intraday trading for the first time since December 2000.

  • Gold A Broken Trade? Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    Gold A Broken Trade?

    Gold plunges 5 percent and falls over $80 after traders interpreted Ben Bernanke's comments to mean there won't be additional easing any time soon. Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, weighs in on why the precious metal dropped and how to play it.

  • Barclays Done Resizing: Bob Diamond Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 4:16 PM ET
    Barclays Done Resizing: Bob Diamond

    Volatile trading and tougher regulations took their toll on Barclays in 2011. Bob Diamond, Barclays PLC chief executive, offers his view for 2012.

  • 4 Stocks to Hold Until Next Leap Year: CEO Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 3:16 PM ET

    In the next four years, betting on the developing world’s growing demand and use of commodities is smart, says Alan Reid, CEO of Forward Funds.

  • BlackRock's Fink Says Get Off Sidelines Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 3:15 PM ET
    BlackRock's Fink Says Get Off Sidelines

    Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, says there could be serious repercussions for investors not getting into the stock market: "The biggest risks for investors are not making decisions," he tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Bernanke Comments Trigger Selling in Silver and Gold Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:57 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    Gold and silver fell sharply Wednesday after traders interpreted Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s Congressional testimony to mean another round of monetary easing is less likely than expected.Bernanke also warned that the rise in oil and gasoline could spark temporary inflationary pressure.

  • Why Amazon Stock Should Fall 50 Percent: Greenberg Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:38 PM ET

    If Bob Olstein is right, within three years will trade at half its current price of $179.

  • High Beta Currencies Are Ready to Roll: Strategist Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:34 PM ET
    Sydney Harbor Bridge & skyline

    The euro may be grabbing headlines, but this strategist says the real action is in emerging market currencies.

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    The best way to get exposure to emerging markets may be to invest in the affiliates of multinational corporations that are listed on local exchanges, a new study suggests.

  • Cramer’s Plays on $5 Gas Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:11 PM ET
    The average U.S. price of gasoline jumped 18 cents a gallon in the past two weeks due to rising costs of crude oil and related concerns about tensions in the Middle East, although supplies of fuel remained plentiful in most of the country, according to the Lundberg Survey. The national average cost for a gallon of regular gasoline rose to $3.69 on Feb. 24, according to the nationwide survey of gasoline stations. To capitalize on the higher gas price, CNBC’s Jim Cramer says oil and gas drilling c

    Given the continued shift to oil, Cramer thinks select oil and gas names can be bought on dips. Check out his preferred plays.

  • Fed's Beige Book Reveals Economic Expansion by District Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:00 PM ET
    Fed's Beige Book Reveals Economic Expansion by District

    The Fed's Beige Book report on current economic conditions finds that overall economic activity continued to increase at a modest to moderate pace in January and early February, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • 4 Plays for the Next 4 Years Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 1:55 PM ET
    4 Plays for the Next 4 Years

    Use dividend paying stocks to hedge bond exposure, says Alan Reid, Forward CEO. He also explains why he likes CF Industries and Komatsu stock.

  • Bernanke Gets a Scolding and Sends the Dollar Soaring Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 1:47 PM ET
    Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    Campaign season came to Congress during the Fed chairman's testimony, but you wouldn't know it from the dollar.