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  • How to Play Battered Financials Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 10:38 AM ET
    How to Play Battered Financials

    Moshe Orenbuch, Credit Suisse managing director of U.S. Banks, helps you find opportunities in the financial sector.

  • 5 Stocks to Trade Ahead of Earnings Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 9:49 AM ET
    New York Stock Exchange

    Third-quarter earnings season begins in earnest when Alcoa reports results on Oct. 11. For those looking to get a head start on trading earnings, several big names report results this week, including Costco, Yum Brands, Marriot International and Constellation Brands.

  • Futures Pare Gains Despite Euro Zone Hopes Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 9:13 AM ET

    Futures pared some of their gains ahead of the open Wednesday, even after a better-than-expected private sector employment report and despite optimism that a solution will be found to protect Europe's banks from the effects of the Greek crisis.

  • Option Bears are Targeting Zimmer Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 8:07 AM ET

    More than 5,400 puts traded against about 1,000 calls. Total option volume was 4 times greater than average.

  • El-Erian Between Very Concerned & Scared Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 7:12 AM ET
    El-Erian Between Very Concerned & Scared

    The market and global economy have lost their anchors, including the US losing its credit rating, Switzerland losing is "safe-haven" status, and the European banks in crisis, says Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO. "The reality is the dog is Europe," he adds.

  • Cramer Finds Red Hat in the Rubble Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:55 PM ET
    Cramer Finds Red Hat in the Rubble

    Given that tech stocks tend to bottom like clockwork this time of the year, says Jim Cramer, it's fair to ask if RHT become too cheap to ignore? Discussing what's next for the game-changing company, with Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat president/CEO.

  • Lightning Round Tuesday, 4 Oct 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.

  • Cramer Makes A Case for FCX Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:25 PM ET
    Cramer Makes A Case for FCX

    Cramer says investors may want to give the mining company a second look because the Freeport McMoRan of today is a completely different company from 2008: it has a healthier balance sheet, bigger cash flows, and a better production profile.

  • Cramer's Off the Charts Growth Stocks Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:15 PM ET
    Cramer's Off the Charts Growth Stocks

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer breaks down the technical numbers provided by John Rogue, WJB technical analyst , who says it may be time for investors to pull in their bullish horns on high quality growth stocks and take some profits.

  • Mad Money Markets: It's Not a 2008 Recession! Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Markets:  It's Not a 2008 Recession!

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer hammers home the point that the 2011 stock market is not the same as the market of 2008, saying, the market might be in a fragile state but things are much better now than they were then.

  • Fast Money Web Extra: Pops & Drops Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 5:59 PM ET
    Fast Money Web Extra: Pops & Drops

    The Fast Money traders offer special advice on your investments.

  • Fast Money Final Trade Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 5:58 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Options Action: Morgan Stanley Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 5:46 PM ET
    Options Action: Morgan Stanley

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the Yahoo takeover rumor, and the options play on Morgan Stanley's downgrade, with Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald.

  • Has Oil Found a Bottom Floor? Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 5:34 PM ET
    Has Oil Found a Bottom Floor?

    The Fast Money traders with a look at the sell-off in gold and oil, with David Greenberg, Greenberg Capital, saying oil hit bottom on Tuesday and gas prices should follow. Also a look at whether rare earth metals are headed for a tumble, and the outlook for Molycorp, with Chris Ecclestrone, Hallgarten & Company.

  • WOTS: Stocks Rebound on EU Hopes Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    WOTS: Stocks Rebound on EU Hopes

    Stocks rebound on hopes of a new EU recapitalization plan, with Gillian Tett, Financial Times, and CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Apple's iPhone 4S, and whether the stock is still a "buy" at $450, with Collin Gillis, BGC Financial. Also, the Fast Money traders with the play on Apple's ripple effect.

  • Burberry: Luxury Still In Fashion Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    Burberry handbag

    Burberry, known for their high-end raincoats continues to thrive even during a global economic slowdown.

  • Stocks Rebound Sharply on EU Bank Aid Plan Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded during the final hour of trading in a roller coaster ride on Wall Street Tuesday, following a report that EU finance ministers are examining possible ways to recapitalize banks and after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said he is prepared to help the economy.

  • Apple Weekly Put Spreads: Great Call, or Greatest? Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:41 PM ET
    Apple iPhone 4S

    On last Friday's Options Action, Dan Nathan of suggested doing the unthinkable: betting against Apple as the company geared up to release it's iPhone 5.

  • What Currency Investors Should be Reading Now Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    The guest blogs are carrying some smart currency-related commentaries today. Here's a guide.

  • How Do You Trade Apple Now? Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 3:47 PM ET
    How Do You Trade Apple Now?

    Apple stock traded lower during its highly-anticipated event where its new iPhone 4S and iPod nano were announced. So how should investors trade Apple stock now? Bill Kreher, Edward Jones, and Alex Gauna, JMP Securities, weigh in.