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  • The Brookings Institution recently issued a report the compared per-capita gross domestic product and changes in employment data from 2010 to 2011 in 200 of the world’s largest metropolitan areas. The report found that these areas produced 48 percent of global output despite accounting for only 14 percent of the world’s population and employment.In other findings: Ninety percent of the fastest-growing economies were outside North America and western Europe; U.S. metropolitan areas outperformed t

    The Brookings Institution analyzed the financial data of the world’s largest metropolitan areas and uncovered some interesting findings. Check out which cities were the most productive.

  • The “Mad Money” host thinks it could be the "perfect stock" to own for 2012.

  • The "Mad Money" host is looking forward to both companies' quarterly results on Friday.

  • Dow Chemical CEO on Q4 Results

    Insight on the company's record year in 2011 and plans for dividend, with Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical chairman, president & CEO.

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    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at some recent data points that point to optimism for the macro economy.

  • What the "Mad Money" host expects of DuPont, Kimberly-Clark, McDonald's and Apple.

  • Our traders are good but you knew that! Check out their latest picks that paid in a regular feature we call "Quicker Than The Ticker."

  • Cramer thinks so. Here’s why.

  • DuPont: Ready to Break Out?

    Mad Money's Cramer says four of DuPont's key end markets are now perceived to be doing better and that means the stock could be ready to roar, making it a buy ahead of its quarterly report on January 24th.

  • In 2010, the average U.S. worker had been with his or her employer for 4.4 years, according to the  That’s a far cry from the 20-year tenure that’s been the American worker’s ideal since time immemorial, and it’s an indicator of an uncomfortable reality -- jobs just don’t last like they used to.While it may not always be possible to stay with the same employer for a few decades, it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. No matter how the job market changes, and no matte

    Jobs just don’t last like they used to, but it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. Click to see what some of them are.

  • Citi's chief US equity strategist is cautious on chemicals and health care, but says more merger and acquisition deals in energy and telecommunications will make them the sectors to watch.

  • People of a certain age can be forgiven if their predictions about life in the 21st century were way off base. Perhaps inspired by the classic film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” some may have expected space travel to be commonplace and discussions with robots to be ongoing, but alas, it has not turned out that way. The 21st century is now 12 years old, and most of the technological advances predicted by science fiction have simply not come to pass. However, some of the futuristic employment trends ma

    What follows is a list of jobs that may be prevalent in the 21st century. What they all have in common is they offer prospects to those entering the workforce for the rest of the century.

  • Airgas & the Downturn

    The strategy behind Airgas's growth in a slow economic environment, with Peter McCausland, Airgas CEO.

  • Cramer: Cleanup with Clean Harbors

    The cleanup business is booming, says Mad Money's Cramer, and CLH is a fabulous business where revenues are up 41% year over year. Discussing the company's double-digit growth, with Alan McKim, Clean Harbors CEO.

  • Clorox: Investors Cleanup with Yield

    In a special Veteran's Day show, former U.S. Marine, and Clorox CEO, Donald Knauss, discusses his company's healthy 3.7% yield and strong earnings, with Mad Money host, Jim Cramer.

  • Chuck Bunch, CEO of PPG Industries, speaks about his company's future prospects.

  • Cramer: PPG Has Room to Run

    PPG Industries is the kind of stock investors need to have on their shopping list the next time there is a sell-off in the markets, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer, discussing the company's future outlook, with Chuck Bunch, PPG Industries chairman/CEO.

  • Lonza Debuts on Singapore Stock Exchange

    Stefan Borgas, President and CEO of Lonza, talks about plans to tap into strong capital flow in Asia.

  • In chaotic and difficult market environments, Jim Cramer recommends investors seek the protection of stocks with serious dividends. After all, dividend-paying stocks pay investors to wait until the market calms and the economy improves.

    We pulled together a list of Jim Cramer's favorite dividend plays. Read on and pick one or two for your portfolio.

  • Huntsman popped at Tuesday's open, and the bulls stepped in on a pullback.