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  • Plus, Cramer offers stocks that work under an Obama administration.

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    President-elect Barack Obama is suddenly the most powerful man in America. And that means that people are listening to what he does or says—or endorses, for that matter.

  • On Friday, President-elect Barack Obama said that his top priority was to get a new economic stimulus plan passed.  Yesterday, China announced its own $600 billion stimulus plan with an emphasis on infrastructure and public works.  With all this money pouring in, which stocks might be poised for a jump?

  • President-elect Barack Obama will not make any Cabinet announcements this week, a spokeswoman said Monday.

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    Ahead of next weekends meeting, the G20 group of advanced and big emerging economies issued a communiqué indicating the direction and scope of their interests. From stabilizing the financial markets to supporting global growth to minimizing the “negative social impact” of the crisis, their goals are lofty and their ambition extraordinary.

  • Tiger Woods

    I managed to land an interview with Tiger Woods this weekend in Asheville, North Carolina. Fabulous assignment, until I fell flat on my face, literally—more on that later. Woods was in Asheville to promote his first designed golf course for the US, The Cliffs at High Carolina, opening in 2010.

  • Global stocks got a boost after the announcement of China's near-$600 billion stimulus package. After last week's rollercoaster ride, CNBC's experts believe there is a strong chance that this is the beginning of a major year-end rally.

  • How could Obama tap someone for Treasury that is so close to the present market mess?

  • The so-called Evil Empire is making its move into the mobile space. So what's that mean for Google?

  • On Friday, for the first time since being elected, Barack Obama held a press conference. Immediately afterward the market started to pull back. What didn't the market like?

  • Former Secretary of Commerce William Daley is currently a member of Barrack Obama’s transition team. Find out what he's telling the President-elect!

  • Even if you’re not a politics person, you’re probably closely monitoring the transition from Bush to Obama. After all, your future depends on it.

  • President-elect Obama gave a news conference today after meeting with his economic-advisor transition team. Wall Street was hoping to hear a Treasury-secretary designate and an Obama decision not to raise investor taxes next year (meaning capital gains). Unfortunately, neither announcement was made.

  • He did talk about an extension of unemployment benefits, and that a fiscal stimulus plan that will jumpstart economic growth "is long overdue."

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    On Friday, for the first time since being elected, Barack Obama held a press conference. Immediately afterward the market started to pull back. What didn't the market like?

  • Habitat For Humanity Volunteers

    Putting aside the question of the educational value of community service, there's simply nothing voluntary about forcing middle and high school students to do 50 hours of community service a year.

  • Mortgage

    President-elect Obama is meeting with economic advisors today, and you have to believe that the housing crisis will be pretty high on the agenda.

  • Warren Buffett will participate in today's high-profile meeting of President-Elect Barack Obama and his team of economic advisers, "via speakerphone."

  • Asian markets ended the week mixed Friday, while European markets opened higher after two days of selloffs. CNBC's experts say sit tight and wait -- maybe a long time -- for a stock comeback.

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    On Friday Barack Obama will hold his first news conference since winning the White House and the country awaits signs of how he might tackle the economic crisis.