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  • Cramer tells you which infrastructure stocks are worth owning.

  • Mohamed El-Erian, co-chief executive officer of Pacific Investment Management Co.

    Recent government intervention has helped boost the stock market, but more will need to be done both domestically and around the world, said Mohamed El-Erian, co-CEO of bond titan Pimco.

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    Our first prediction is possibly the biggest one of all: There will still be a job market in 2009. Tough call to make right now, we know, but even a crisis spells opportunity of one kind or another.

  • Look for whatever stimulation proposal to come out of the Obama administration to be focused on infrastructure spending, expect banks to sell a lot of debt and the Fed to cut interest rates again, if necessary.

  • Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers rise again, Brett Favre stays in the game, the Olympic Committee makes a stunning move and more pro sports teams than ever go up for sale.

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    After watching the dysfunctional, bickering Congress and a Bush Administration that looks out of gas, there are finally legitimate reasons for optimism coming from Washington—and when was the last time you heard that?

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    Brace for the glimmerings of a comeback in confidence in 2009, if only because it can’t get much worse than this. So, look for a corporate smashup, a new look from Goldman Sachs, and, yes that's right, the next bubble.

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    Obama isn’t a moderate but he’ll play one on TV, the credit dam will break and the recession will end, sort of.

  • U.S. President-elect Barack Obama got a write-in vote in the north-eastern city of Iasi in Romania, where a disgruntled voter preferred him to seven local politicians competing for seats in parliament, Romanian news agency Rompres reported Monday.

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    Stocks head into December with a tailwind, but the late November rally will quickly be put to the test by some gloomy economic reports and the next phase of efforts to save the struggling U.S. auto industry.

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    The Dow climbed higher on Wednesday as hopes of a General Motors bailout helped investors shrug off data depicting a worsening global economic downturn.

  • Stocks resumed their rally Thursday, looking to extend their winning streak to four days, after a quick dip following a series of attacks in India.

  • Stocks resumed their rally Thursday, looking to extend their winning streak to four days, after a quick dip following a series of attacks in India.

  • U.S. stocks retreated Wednesday as traders took a breather after a three-day winning streak.

  • U.S. stocks looked set to edge lower at the open on Wednesday as the positive reaction to the Federal Reserve's plan to buy mortgage-backed securities failed to bolster the futures. 

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    With investors hoping President-Elect Barack Obama will come up with a plan to save the economy, experts warn there is no escaping economic cycles.

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    Despite their deep political and philosophical differences, Barack Obama and George W. Bush are being counted on by Wall Street to work together in the next two months to tackle the financial crisis.

  • Cramer spoke with Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google who is part of Obama’s transition economic advisory board about this new team and what they’ll do.

  • Do you want to know why the stock market was up 396 points today (this on top of Friday's 494 point rally)? Cramer says it's simple.

  • Stocks rallied Monday as investors welcomed news the government had stepped in to backstop troubled bank Citigroup. Shares of Citigroup jumped nearly 60 percent, ending just shy of $6 a share.