While the NCAA tournament reaches fever pitch, we've got our own competition right here at "Fast Money." We've been pairing off the most-talked about 64 companies on the street...
First Darren Rovell, checks in with the guys from Atlanta where excitement is brewing over the Division 1 men’s semi-finals.
He reports that excitement is in the air –not only over the Georgetown vs. Ohio State show-down… but Darren reveals, fans are going wild over the impending match-up between BH Billtion vs. Berkshire. In fact, he says the anticipation is almost too much to bear. (Not really, but it added drama.)
Onto the Fast Money Madness: Final 4:
Our first match-up: #4 BH Billiton (BHP) vs. #1 Berkshire Hathaway (BRK:A)
Eric Bolling says BHP has no shot against Berkshire.
Guy Adami says he loves BHK.
Tim Strazzini says there’s great upside to Billiton but it comes with too much risk, and he goes with BHK.
Jeff Macke makes it 4-0.
Dylan Ratigan declares BHK the winner!
Onto the next match-up: #2 Apple (AAPL) VS. #4 Altria (MO)
Eric Bolling says content over carcinogens and he picks AAPL.
Guy Adami says MO.
Jeff Macke says you gotta’ go with MO.
Tim Strazzini says he’s long MO – but AAPL has more upside. He goes with AAPL.
In a tie The Commissioner decides – and Dylan Ratigan gives it to AAPL. It’s the iPod vs. the Oracle of Omaha in the finals and the crowd goes wild!!!!!
*The teams were seeded using analyst ranking data from the Wall Street blog http://tickersense.typepad.com/
On MAR 30, 2007, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders Bolling Owns Gold, Silver, Natural Gas, Is Short Crude Oil Strazzini Owns (MO), (SNDK), (STM) Macke owns (SWY)