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.
With market turmoil gnawing at even the most unflappable of investors, we thought it would be a good time to check in with you, our viewers and readers. Rest assured, the Fast Money traders know you have a million questions. Let's get to some of them, now.
In this volatile world, a recent moneymaker can be found "up" on the farm. The USDA came out with a report Friday that’s projecting this year farmers will grow the biggest corn crop in history. Because the corn bonanza is fueled by the ethanol craze, how long will companies linked to agriculture be a winner for investors?
Well, if Ben Bernanke can’t save the market, maybe the consumer can. Retailers will close out earnings season next week with companies such as Wal-Mart (WMT) and Home Depot (HD) attempting to meet or beat The Street. Department stores and mall retailers are also scheduled to give results. Will consumer companies help stabilize this market in the days ahead?
After 3 so-called liquidity injections, The Federal Reserve said Friday it will pump enough money into the credit crunch to keep financial markets functioning normally. What does this mean? And is there a chance that Ben Bernanke may take the more extreme step of cutting interest rates?
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