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  • Volatile activity in the capital markets has caused mixed results with initial public offerings.

  • Burning Money

    Carthaginian peace refers to the imposition of a very brutal “peace,” or the armistice imposed on Carthage by Rome that saw the Romans systematically burn Carthage to the ground.

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    Despite a fully-fledged debt crisis in Europe, the stock market continues to defy the bears to trade higher on the year.

  • These companies are leading the charge, Cramer says.

  • Mary Schapiro, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Robert Cook, director of the SEC's Division of Trading and Markets and Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission participate in a House Financial Services Committee hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

    Regulators examining the causes of the brief stock market free fall last Thursday are looking closely at heavy selling in the market for stock-index futures by a single trader, beginning 10 minutes before stock prices began to plummet. The NYT reports.

  • The infamous "Flash Crash" of last Thursday where the Dow lost as much as 998.50 points in a matter of minutes may have 'really' been much worse.

  • IBM Sign

    Yeah, you read that headline right: IBM is offering up a 5-year earnings plan, and for a company in tech — really any company — to offer such visibility is substantial, and intriguing. Oh, and the 5-year plan has IBM reporting $20 a share in operating earnings by 2015.

  • Boeing Tops Wall Street Estimates, Raises Outlook

    How much do you know about Boeing? Take our quiz and find out.

  • Plus, get calls on agriculture, oil and more.

  • There’s one group in this industry that’s been held back, and Cramer thinks they’re worth a serious look.

  • Recall that many global markets and several sectors hit highs in April - before accumulating losses through Friday's trading.

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    I guess what I'm trying to say is that when you look at growth prospects and solid financial performers; tech ought to be the new destination when investors are looking to fly to some quality locale.

  • Stock Trader

    Computer glitch or not, last week's crash has many thinking about the state of the markets and the overall health of the global economy. But maybe there's a more important question to ask. What if the crash had been to the upside?

  • The Dow is going to break out of its current trading range to the downside, as the U.S. economy continues to face major headwinds, Richard Suttmeier, chief market strategist at ValuEngine.com and Niagara International Capital, told CNBC on Monday.

  • In a wild trading week that prompted major US exchanges to cancel trades amid fears of trader errors and computer system malfunction, the three major equity indices fell 5.7% or greater for the week. 

  • Few other kinds of equities offer the protection that investors need right now.

  • Except for high-yielding dividend stocks, that is. Here’s the Mad Money Game Plan going forward.

  • Cramer thinks it might be. Here’s his top pick.

  • The CBOE Volatility Index hit its highest level since April 2009. The index, which shows the market's expectation for volatility in the next 30 days, is up about 70 percent this week alone. 

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    Reporters learn early on that they're not supposed to ask, "How did it feel?" The answer is usually, "How do you THINK it felt?" I'm asking anyhow.