BEIJING, April 27- China's rail freight volume fell 9.0 percent in the first quarter of 2016 from a year earlier to 791 million tonnes, the country's top economic planner said on Wednesday. The tepid reading comes after China posted its weakest economic growth in 25 years in 2015.. Many China watchers look to rail volumes along with other activity gauges such as... » Read More
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reports a 35.6 percent surge in operating profits for its third quarter, with "major contributor" Burlington Northern getting a lot of the credit. That's similar to the company's second quarter, when Burlington was also cited as a "major contributor" to that period's 73 percent earnings jump.
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Commodities investor Dennis Gartman explains why he thinks the precious metal is bound to push higher.
The Fast Money desk uncovered what some view as a positive economic sign and spoke with CEO of one company, who's in the middle of it all.
Find out why the Mad Money host called this stock a "clear buy."
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Cramer highlights another American company bucking the notion that this economy is all bad.
There are a lot of negative headlines out there, but Cramer sees some positives, too.
Cramer thinks these two stock groups may offer some great protection in this disappointing market.
Take note of the bullish numbers this rail company is touting.
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