CNBC's "Fast Money Madness" Tips Off Today

64 Stocks, 4 Sectors, 1 Corporate Titan

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 19, 2013−From favorites like Google to mid-major comebackers like Netflix…it's time, once again, for "Fast Money Madness." But, this year there's a new component – YOU, the viewer, are the fifth trader.

Today, Tuesday, March 19th at 5PM ET, CNBC's "Fast Money," hosted by Melissa Lee, launches "Fast Money Madness." For the next three weeks during "Fast Money," four panelists will vigorously debate the stock match-ups in the 64-stock bracket. As the fifth trader, viewers will play along on Twitter during each round of the tournament.

Each day, follow @cnbcfastmoney for details on which match-ups will be played that night. Before each game, tweet your picks using the hashtag #fastmoneymadness. Then, watch "Fast Money" each night to see how your pick does in the game! Viewers play along each night until a national stock champion is crowned.

"Fast Money Madness" is a 64-stock tournament representing the broadest range of industry and activity levels in the stock market. The four sector "regions" are: Technology, Health & Home, Financials and Industrials. The teams for the "Fast Money Madness" bracket were selected based on current investor sentiment, analyst ratings and recent performance. The No. 1 seeds are Google, Amazon, Bank of America and United Technology. The series will run through Monday, April 8th.

For more information regarding "Fast Money Madness" including brackets, visit

CNBC's "Fast Money" broadcasts live from the NASDAQ MarketSite studio in New York City's Times Square and airs Monday - Thursday at 5PM ET on CNBC.

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