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  • Blockbuster Is Back Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 7:22 PM ET

    The risk will make you queasy, but the reward might be worth it.

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    First, Pfizer gave up on its inhaled insulin Exubera, then NovoNordisk threw in the towel and now it looks like Lilly is going to bow out. Alkermes, which is working on a palm-sized product called, "AIR Insulin," put out a press release today saying it expects its partner on the device, Lilly, to decide next week that it will exit the deal. ALKS shares hit a new low on the news.

  • Congress Rips Lavish Pay of Subprime CEOs Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 2:03 PM ET

    The stunning pay packages of executives at financial groups hammered by the U.S. mortgage crisis came in for stinging criticism from Democratic lawmakers and investor advocates at a congressional hearing Friday.

  • Analyst: Pfizer Should Buy Amgen or Wyeth Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 10:48 AM ET

    I thought I was finished with the post-Pfizer analyst meeting reaction with yesterday's post, but when an extraordinarily bearish 77-page research note from Credit Suisse big pharma analyst Catherine Arnold arrived in my inbox this morning, I had to do one more installment. She thinks Pfizer should buy Wyeth or Amgen...

  • Countrywide: Mortgage Controls Have Gone Too Far Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 10:42 AM ET

    Countrywide Financial CEO Angelo Mozilo told a congressional panel Friday that he is "extremely concerned" that recent tightening of mortgage underwriting criteria has gone too far.

  • Banks CEOs Face Grilling over Compensation Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 7:25 AM ET

    The heads of three companies implicated in the mortgage crisis have been asked to explain how they collectively received hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation while their companies were losing money.

  • Sell Block: Even For Print Biz, McClatchy Is Terrible Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 7:22 PM ET

    The CEO of this dying newspaper company is a one-man black hole for shareholder value.

  • On the Line: American Ecology CEO Stephen Romano Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 7:22 PM ET

    This waste management play is money in the bank so long as Romano is at the helm.

  • A Bonus for WaMu’s Killinger? Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 7:17 PM ET

    Surprise, surprise. Another CEO could get a massive payout despite his terrible performance.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy the Tech Rally Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 3:15 PM ET

    There's an opportunity to make money, and Cramer doesn't want investors missing it.

  • Pfizer CEO: We're Ready For Generic Lipitor Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 2:25 PM ET

    I'm in the press room at the midtown Manhattan hotel where Pfizer is holding its analyst meeting. There's just over half a dozen reporters here and we're nearly outnumbered by PR folks. As one of them remarked, the press turnout for an event like this just isn't what it used to be...

  • 9-Year Auto Loans?! 'Crazy' But True! Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 10:56 AM ET

    Here's something that should make you realize what crazy times we are living in: 9-year auto loans are popping up around the country. That's right, it wasn't a typo. Nine years! 108 months! Almost a third of the time used to pay off a conventional mortgage!

  • Pfizer Not Getting The Love Before Analyst Meeting Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 3:38 PM ET

    The day before Pfizer's analyst meeting tomorrow investors are not showing much love for the beaten-down Dow component. PFE's trading in the early going today at its lowest level since December 2005.

  • Despite Gloom, Geneva Motor Show Offers Some Hope Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 9:44 AM ET

    Amid the gloomy comments from auto executives at the Geneva Motor Show, the unveilings of several important new models are being overshadowed. Take the new Ford Fiesta. This compact car is being sold in Europe, but the design cues and architecture behind this car will be the underpinnings of compact cars the automaker will roll out in the U.S. in the future.

  • Chesapeake’s Got Gas Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 7:26 PM ET

    Expensive oil and a coal shortage will only push this stock higher, Cramer says.

  • Drug Money Still A "Healthy Flow" To Democrats Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 9:29 AM ET

    On the eve of the make-or-break Texas-Ohio primaries for Sen. Hillary Clinton, she remains in first place in at least one "poll." The Center for Responsive Politics has updated its list of top pharmaceuticals/health products-industry money recipients based on the most recent campaign finance reports and the former First Lady edges out Sen. Barack Obama...

  • Sell Block: Fortress Is Castle in the Sand Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 8:26 PM ET

    Fortress Investment Group came to market at private equity's peak. Too bad no one but the company knew the party was over.

  • Food Demand Fuels Deere Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 7:18 PM ET

    It's Cramer's favorite of his Fab Five agriculture stocks. Don't miss this interview with the CEO.

  • Does CEO Pay Inspire Performance? Many Say No Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 1:24 PM ET

    Only 39 percent of big investors think the way U.S. companies reward top executives has helped improve corporate performance, and most believe that top managers have too much influence in setting their own pay, a new study has found.

  • Bayer Misses Forecasts; CEO Upbeat on 2008 Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 1:12 PM ET

    German drugs and chemicals group Bayer missed fourth-quarter earnings expectations Thursday, sending shares 4.7 percent lower on the DAX, but CEO Werner Wenning told CNBC he remains optimistic about the company’s outlook for this year.