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  • Venezuela is not interested in seeing oil prices rise further and is pushing to stabilize the market, President Hugo Chavez said after visiting the site of a Brazilian refinery being built to process Venezuelan crude.

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    Shares in Anglo-Swiss miner Xstrata tumbled on Wednesday after the collapse of talks with Brazil's Vale to buy the company and forge a massive mining group.

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    Adidas said on Tuesday it had raised its sales growth forecast for Reebok as it announced the struggling brand it bought in 2006 would team up with Vulcabras in Brazil.

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    The concept of "peak oil" could  be thrown out the window if vast offshore and unconventional sources can be developed. Two experts weigh in on the subject.

  • What do falling commodity prices mean for emerging market economies?

  • If you got it before the open, that is. Also, Cramer's calls on Petrobras, retail and seed stocks.

  • Cramer's been bullish on this Brazilian miner for a while now. Well, he's gushing again.

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    A dispute over marketing rights held by mining group Xstrata's biggest shareholder is threatening a possible takeover by Brazil's Vale worth around $90 billion, a source close to the situation said on Thursday.

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    Bernanke hinted at more rate cuts in his testimony to Congress, the dollar sunk to a new all-time low and Apple jumped higher after hours. Get the day's biggest stories right here.

  • Brazilian miner Vale has raised its bid for rival Xstrata by 17 percent to more than $89 billion, and a formal offer is expected in the coming days, a source with direct knowledge of the merger talks said Thursday.

  • Miner Xstrata has rejected a cash-and-shares takeover approach from Brazil's Vale pitched at just under 40 pounds a share, or 39 billion pounds ($76 billion), the Financial Times said.

  • Call it Bizarro U.S.A. The home of Carnival is experiencing a housing boom and lending revolution like no other -- but it's not too late to get a piece of the action. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • The best investment in Brazil is from Mexico.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Petroleo Brasileiro is the greatest growth oil company in the world, Cramer says. Here's why.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • It's "one of the best places to invest in the world," he says.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • The economy's so bad, Cramer says, they have no choice.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Brazil's government opposes a plan by mining giant Vale to buy Swiss-based rival Xstrata, a senior official said Thursday, pouring cold water on a deal that analysts said could top $100 billion in one of the biggest mergers ever.

  • The Mad Money host takes questions from the live studio audience.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • This was a big day. The Dow rallied more than 300 points off its initial lows; we essentially moved sideways since one hour after the open. What does it mean? The most important development is we have broken the "sell on the rally" mentality;

  • Brazilian mining giant Vale  is preparing to make a bid for Anglo-Swiss rival Xstrata in deal that could be worth $90 billion, local newspapers reported on Monday.