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  • Electronic Data Systems has agreed to pay nearly $500,000 to settle an investigation into accounting irregularities alleged to have occurred from 2001 to 2003.

  • The chemical company chief explains the stock's winning strategy.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.

  • Eastman Kodak named Philip Faraci president and chief operating officer Monday, as the photography pioneer continues a four-year drive toward sustained growth in digital markets.

  • General Mills, the maker of Cheerios cereal and Progresso soup, on Monday promoted president and chief operating officer Ken Powell to chief executive.

  • A viewer condemns Cramer’s calls on Goldman Sachs, Sears and projecting an overly positive image. How does Skee-daddy respond?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.

  • FedEx shareholders may vote Monday to separate the role of chairman and chief executive officer at the company's annual meeting.

  • Dell said on Monday it would sell its latest range of personal computers through China's largest electronics retailer, Gome Group.

  • Les Moonves

    CBS CEO Les Moonves, wanting to dispel concerns that an economic slowdown would hurt ad sales, said that CBS ad sales are up 30% in the current scatter market, at Merrill Lynch's Media conference.

  • Philippe Dauman

    Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman had a point to make to investors at a media conference this week. Dauman said that losing star producers and DreamWorks chiefs Steven Spielberg and David Geffen would be "completely immaterial" to Paramount and Viacom.

  • Oil and gas services provider Noble said Friday that Mark A. Jackson has resigned as chairman, president and chief executive, effective immediately, and will be replaced on an interim basis by William A. Sears.

  • Lehman Brothers, the Wall Street investment bank, named Erin Callan as chief financial officer on Thursday, replacing Christopher O'Meara, who will become global head of risk management.

  • Nestle, the world's largest food company, named insider Paul Bulcke as its new chief executive, replacing Peter Brabeck, who will drop his executive functions in 2008 to serve as group chairman.

  • The German utility RWE said Thursday that Chief Executive Harry Roels would resign at the end of the month, four months earlier than planned.

  • The United Auto Workers and General Motors resumed negotiations for a new labor contract on Wednesday, five days past the expiry of the previous pact.

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    What more can be said about the Fed's rate cut? Did Greenspan get us into this mess? Is Bernanke caving in getting us out? Are both trying to be popular? Here's my question: is Greenspan suddenly like Britney (we thought he was so hot but now...), while Bernanke is K-Fed (a strange background ornament who suddenly looks responsible)?

  • Wells Fargo Chairman Richard Kovacevich said Wednesday the U.S. mortgage industry will recover following further short-term pain, led by better-diversified lenders less exposed to market vagaries.

  • Genesis Lease is down about 17% since Cramer recommended it in May, even despite today's 300-plus-point rally in the Dow. How could a stock with an 8.2% yield be doing so poorly? 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.

  • Subprime mortgage lender Accredited Home Lenders agreed on Tuesday to be bought at a lower price by Lone Star and to drop a lawsuit against the private equity firm.

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    Fallout from credit problems in the mortgage market continued to batter various companies across the globe this week.

  • Yahoo

    Yahoo's take at Internet 2.0.  Since Jerry Yang took the helm at Yahoo again, the Internet company's been trying to get back on track. And that means not just getting its ad strategy sorted out, but also starting to compete more with some of the more innovative Internet 2.0 companies, which of course means Facebook and social networking.