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  • JP Morgan Chase

    It is almost certain that, at the very least, the Fed (not wanting to exacerbate its reputation for throwing taxpayer money at “Too Big To Fail” problems), would have backed JP Morgan off these trades long ago.

  • Mother's Day Boost for Estee Lauder?

    Shares of Estee Lauder are up 5% this year, but the stock is underperforming the S&P Consumer Discretionary Index. William Lauder, executive chairman of Estee Lauder, discusses whether the firm could see a boost on Mother's Day.

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    These circumstances take on a fantasy-world quality in that many of us continue to believe the bankers are so scary smart about our markets and economy. What it really demonstrates is what chumps we sometimes have become.

  • Pimco's Bill Gross Calls for QE3

    Bill Gross, Pimco managing director and co-CIO, is calling for a third round of quantitative easing from the Fed.

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    Earnings season is nearly behind us, and results were unambiguously positive.

  • Stock index futures tumbled Friday as investors digested the news of JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss as a result of a failed hedging strategy.

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    Investors are far too bearish, and U.S. equities could move 8-10 percent higher this year, according to the CEO of Emergent Asset Management, David Murrin, who added that Europe’s focus on fiscal austerity is proving “disastrous.”

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    Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers:

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    CNO Financial has been pulling back, and now the bulls are stepping in.

  • JP Morgan Chase

    JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss, which was disclosed on Thursday, could give supporters of tighter industry regulation a huge new piece of ammunition as they fight a last-ditch battle with the banks over new federal rules that may redefine how banks do business. The New York Times reports.

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    JPMorgan Chase’s derivatives trading blunder will weigh on financial stocks Friday and could be a negative for markets as traders sort out the impact.

  • Cramer Charts Market Volatility

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer takes a look at the VIX index to get a technical read on fear in the market.

  • Lightning Round: HPQ, PAAS, HERO & More

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

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    And here’s how he recommends playing it.

  • Cramer's 'Hospitality' Index

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why it's important investors pick stocks where the companies understand the value of customer service.

  • Alkermes CEO on Profits & New Drugs

    Richard Pops, Alkermes CEO, discusses getting FDA approval for developing better drugs, with Mad Money's Cramer.

  • Cramer's 'Bright Spot' in the Market: Housing

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he thinks housing is coming back and discusses the sectors that will benefit from it.

  • Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • FM Portfolio: JPM & Trading Fixed Income

    David Albrycht, Virtus Investment Partners, discusses the losses at JPM and weighs in on the banking sector, equities, and where to find value in corporate bonds, with the Fast Money traders.

  • JP Morgan Suffers 'Significant' Mark-to-Market Losses

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the announcement of major losses at JP Morgan and the negative outlook on bank stocks. Also, CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details from JPM's conference call and Jamie Dimon's comments on "egregious, self-inflicted mistakes" at the company, and a technical perspective on banks, with Steve Suttmeier, BofA technical analyst.