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  • It’s Not Too Late to Ride the Bull Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | 8:22 PM ET

    Household products, oil drillers, healthcare, materials, telecom, international brokers, agriculture, aerospace, biotech – these are the sectors Cramer thinks will rally the hardest. He suggests you buy now.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.

  • Sell Block Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | 8:05 PM ET

    Cramer's never afraid to give respect where it's due - even if it's someone on his Wall of Shame. So in this segment, IBM's Palmisano gets the pardon he deserves. 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.

  • Stop Trading! Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | 3:39 PM ET

    Cramer says that analysts have set the bar so low for earnings that the market can't help but be impressed when it sees a decent report. Don't believe him? Just look at Brunswick.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.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Wednesday, 25 Apr 2007 | 8:59 AM ET

    Stocks are set to move higher at the opening, with the Dow heading straight for the 13,000 mark. European shares are higher, as the rising euro closes in on its all-time high against the dollar. Overnight, Asian stocks were lower, with Tokyo stocks falling on worries about the U.S. consumer after yesterday's weak housing data and consumer confidence number. Japanese automakers' shares were dented in the selling.

  • Office Life Tuesday, 24 Apr 2007 | 5:33 PM ET

    Three out of five American workers plan to buy their bosses a birthday present this year, according to WorkPlace Media. A fourth of those plan to spend more than $50. I wonder if three out of five bosses plan to buy a single employee anything...

  • Terry McGraw, chairman and CEO of McGraw-Hil, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that first quarter earnings growth was led by a strong performance in financial services and education.

  • Re-Cap: Leaderboard, Stocks And Trivia Monday, 23 Apr 2007 | 3:36 PM ET

    Here's a re-cap of today, from the leaderboard, most active and widely held stocks as well as the trivia questions. We already mentioned we have a winner for week #7--Vitaliy Khazid. Here are the trivia questions: The video is worth $2,000 Bonus Bucks: Amazon.com is launching a new support center in which European country? Your answers are: Italy or France or Ireland or The United Kingdom. And the news question is worth $1,000 Bonus Bucks: Barclays announced it will acquire ABN Amro in a deal worth how much?

  • Today's Trivia Questions For Bonus Bucks Monday, 23 Apr 2007 | 12:43 PM ET

    Hey everyone, here are today's trivia questions for the extra contest "cash." The video is worth $2,000 Bonus Bucks: Amazon.com is launching a new support center in which European country? Your answers are: Italy or France or Ireland or The United Kingdom. And the news question is worth $1,000 Bonus Bucks: Barclays announced it will acquire ABN Amro in a deal worth how much? Your answers are: $91 Billion or $100 Billion or $67 Billion or $21 Billion.

  • Sykes: Contest Picks For The Week (Pt.1) Monday, 23 Apr 2007 | 12:25 PM ET

    Hey there. Here's guest blogger Timothy Sykes is back with his contest picks for the week. As he says, these are his early week picks--and will have more on Wednesday. Here he is: I don’t know about anybody else, but I look forward to Mondays. This will all change over the next few years when trading becomes 24/7, but for now Mondays are my favorite day of the week.

  • Privacy Groups Challenge Google-DoubleClick Deal Sunday, 22 Apr 2007 | 10:50 AM ET

    Consumer privacy groups Friday sought to derail Google's $3.1 billion deal to buy online ad supplier DoubleClick, filing a complaint with U.S. regulators to block the merger on privacy grounds.

  • Google Shares Rise After Company Outstrips Estimates Friday, 20 Apr 2007 | 5:31 PM ET

    Internet search giant Google blew past earnings estimates, reporting a profit of $3.68 a share for its first quarter. Consensus estimates from analysts put Google's first-quarter earnings at $3.30 a share, according to Thomson Financial.

  • Shades of Green Friday, 20 Apr 2007 | 2:52 PM ET

    I know I've blogged about green building before, but humor me if you will, because I'm not going to let Earth Day go by without reminding everyone of the enormous and growing potentials of going green at home. Now I'm no Al Gore, but one trip to the International Home Builders Show in Orlando a few months ago had me ready to rip out my century-old insulation and put a timer on every light switch.

  • Ticketmaster Files Suit Against EBay's StubHub Unit Friday, 20 Apr 2007 | 1:40 PM ET

    The lawsuit, filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court, said StubHub induced artists' representatives or promoters to demand tickets from Ticketmaster's venue clients as part of a deal to bring an act or sports team to a location.

  • Greg Tuza looked around his ACC Conference Store in Greensboro on Friday morning and responded to a caller who asked what he had left of Virginia Tech items. "No polos. Nope. No logo pins. No face tattoos. No, no decals. We won't have hats for two weeks." Pretty much all that was left in his ransacked store was Virginia Tech golf towels and baby rattles. There were 394 Hokies t-shirts in his shop yesterday. All gone.

  • VT Media Frenzy, Nike Hits Imus & Redstone Donation Friday, 20 Apr 2007 | 11:58 AM ET

    This week the media was dominated by the Virginia Tech killings, and Web traffic reflected the public's obsession. Facebook, the social networking site that's refusing to sell -- even as its valuation nears $1 billion -- got a boost. Traffic to the Virginia Tech Facebook website increased 555% on Monday, April 16 over the previous day.

  • Google

    Christa Quarles, an analyst at Thomas Wiesel Partners, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that Google’s strong domestic and international growth suggest that the search giant will continue to dominate the Internet.

  • Sykes: Contest Mentality vs. Real World Thursday, 19 Apr 2007 | 3:42 PM ET

    Wow--we've gotten posts from all three guest bloggers today as this one from Timothy Sykes wraps it up. You certainly have some food for thought. Here's Timothy: Many contestants have been asking why I advocate such a seemingly risky strategy by focusing on chart plays with upcoming earnings. The answer, like my strategy, is rather simple.

  • Google: Could It Be A Contest "Player" Thursday, 19 Apr 2007 | 2:31 PM ET

    Is Google a contest stock worth playing? Well, the company releases earnings after the bell today, so I thought I'd pass along a news video piece from CNBC's Jim Goldman on the Internet giant. Again, this is not a recommendation for the contest or your personal portfolio--just some information. The stock hasn't exactly made the most active list among players, but it has drawn some interest.

  • Google Earnings Preview Thursday, 19 Apr 2007 | 12:15 PM ET

    The big week in Internet earnings reaches a crescendo this afternoon when Google reports earnings. These numbers come at a fascinating time in the company's history.Google has become a kind of financial underdog, compared to other big names in the sector, including Yahoo, which is still licking its wounds, and eBay, which is enjoying its second beat-and-raise quarter in a row. A strange position to be in for a company trading at nearly $500 a share.

  • Margaret C. “Meg” Whitman, president and CEO of eBay, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that the company plans to upgrade its core auction business over the next 12 months and has no immediate plans to make another acquisition.