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  • Next Mutual Fund Stars Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 2:36 PM ET
    Next Mutual Fund Stars

    Comparing the Legg Mason Value Trust Fund to the S&P through Thursday. The fund is up 355% over the last 20 years. But will investors still have faith in this fund once Bill Miller is gone? Todd Rosenbluth, S&P Capital IQ discusses.

  • ‘Satisfaction’ Not Guaranteed at Sears: Greenberg Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 1:37 PM ET

    Thursday marks the seventh anniversary of the announcement that Kmart would merge with Sears spacer. And as if like clockwork, it was yet another disappointing quarter, with management reminding us that it “not satisfied” with the results.

  • 5 Companies That Sold the Most to Survive Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    Some companies haven't had the luxury to make acquisitions since the financial crisis and instead have been using ventures and business line fire sales to stabilize bleeding operations.

  • Lots of Interest In Jefferies Puts Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 12:46 PM ET

    Jefferies shares touched a 52-week low today, and if put activity is any indication, options traders see them going even lower.

  • Energy Stocks That Could Be Too Hot To Handle Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 11:36 AM ET
    Tawke oil field near the town of Zacho in Dohuk province about 250 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq.

    With the recent run-up in oil prices, have some of the energy names gone too high?

  • The Dollar and the Deficit Supercommittee Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 11:24 AM ET

    If you think Europe is roiling currencies, just wait until investors focus on the deficit supercommittee's impasse.

  • Rising Bond Yields Raise Contagion Fears Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 10:14 AM ET
    Rising Bond Yields Raise Contagion Fears

    A look at the safe havens and how investors can find value in today's volatile market, with Stephen Walsh, Western Asset Management CIO.

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    America’s finances are headed for a train wreck.

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    U.S. companies in cyclical and defensive industries could take the biggest earnings hits if Europe falls into recession.

  • Futures Turn Higher After Economic Reports Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    Futures edged into positive territory after cutting their early losses Thursday following a handful of better-than-expected housing and employment news, but gains were limited amid ongoing concerns over the euro zone.

  • Darden Restaurants Hits Key Technical Level Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 8:06 AM ET

    A trader is taking a downside option position in Darden Restaurants as its shares sit at some key technical levels.

  • Euro Slips, Options Point to Worse Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 8:02 AM ET

    Contagion fears rise in Europe and the British go shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Virgin Money Buys Northern Rock Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 7:37 AM ET
    Virgin Money Buys Northern Rock

    The details of the deal being funded by the Virgin Group and WL Ross & Co. that has been in the works for 7-8 months, with Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co.

  • Fed Outlook on U.S., Europe & Business Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 7:03 AM ET
    Fed Outlook on U.S., Europe & Business

    A look at the GDP and an economic forecast for the year to come, with James Bullard, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank president/CEO, who says the decline in business and consumer confidence will not cause the U.S. economy to tumble because Europe is too far from the American household to prevent consumers from going about usual spending.

  • British Pound Could Take a Pounding: Strategist Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:36 PM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    The crisis in Europe means tough times ahead for the British pound, this strategist says.

  • Europe Could Sour Markets Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:03 PM ET
    E.U. Flags

    As this week progresses, Europe is increasingly serving as a counter weight to a growing stream of better U.S. economic news.

  • Euro Fears Whacks Markets Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 7:50 PM ET
    Euro Fears Whacks Markets

    Discussing whether U.S. banks could take a big hit if Europe's debt crisis spreads, with David Goldman,, and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Futures Group.

  • No Huddle Offense Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 6:58 PM ET
    No Huddle Offense

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.

  • Lightning Round Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 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.

  • PFE vs. CELG: Which is Cheaper? Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET
    PFE vs. CELG:  Which is Cheaper?

    Pfizer may have a lower multiple than Celgene, says Mad Money's Cramer, but it also has much slower growth, which is why PFE is expensive at these levels, and CELG is dirt cheap versus its prospect.