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  • Stop Trading!: Cramer's Top Obama Stock Friday, 19 Dec 2008 | 3:30 PM ET

    If you believe in a strong second half of 2009, then this is the name to own.

  • Wait-And-See Time For Obama Tax Policy Friday, 19 Dec 2008 | 10:18 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    Now that he’s won the White House, the biggest question on the minds of many Americans is how the sweeping tax law changes he’s proposed will affect them in the  years to come.

  • Trillion Dollar Man Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 6:26 PM ET

    Remember the Million Dollar Man? Well, Barack Obama is laying groundwork for a stimulus package that could make him the Trillion Dollar Man!

  • Homeowners Are Rushing To Refinance as Rates Fall Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 10:57 AM ET

    Homeowners around the country are scrambling to refinance their mortgages at the lowest rates since the early 1960s.

  • Obama, Bernanke As Market Catalysts Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | 11:17 PM ET

    We finished the day down, but these two guys were responsible for much of the trading session’s strength, Cramer says.

  • The Next Big Thing Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | 6:06 PM ET

    If you think Christmas is the next big thing, then think again. There’s something bigger on the way.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy Joy Global Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | 3:29 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer offers some private-sector solutions for the U.S. financial crisis.

  • And the Plaxy Goes to... Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 9:07 PM ET

    Cramer's giving out an award for the market's top decision-maker.

  • Obama Energy Trade Monday, 15 Dec 2008 | 6:47 PM ET

    On Monday Barack Obama named his top energy and environment officials. It's widely believed the team intends to tackle serious energy issues. How should you trade?

  • Bigger Government Is Not Stimulus Monday, 15 Dec 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    Here’s another video from my friend and senior fellow at the Cato Institute, Dan Mitchell – one that is particularly timely – on Keynesian “stimulus” proposals.

  • Obama Names NY Official to Housing Post Saturday, 13 Dec 2008 | 11:11 AM ET

    President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday named New York City's housing commissioner to his Cabinet, a somewhat surprising pick as speculation had focused on the mayors Miami, Atlanta and others.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Bank, Auto Worries Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 4:44 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply lower, led by financials after comments from JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon and as investors worried about the fate of the auto bailout.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed as Commodities Rise Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 3:44 PM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Thursday as a rise in commodities stocks offset pressure from a weak jobs report and a sharp drop in import prices.

  • Daschle: Why He's Good Choice for HHS Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 11:30 AM ET

    Mr. Daschle has long been involved in health care reform, even going back to the early 1990s when he played a part in Sen. Hillary Clinton's early efforts. He wrote a book on the subject: "Critical: What We Can Do About The Healthcare Crisis."

  • Futures Add to Losses on Jobs Weakness Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 8:51 AM ET

    Stock index futures indicated a slightly weaker open Thursday, pushed lower by further weakening in the jobs market and a sharp decrease in import prices..

  • Americans Glum on Crisis, Hopeful on Obama: Poll Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 6:34 PM ET
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    Americans remain downbeat about the economy, corporate America and the government's handling of the financial crisis, but optimistic about Barack Obama's ability to turn things around, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Time To Funnel Money For Grad School Education Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 4:42 PM ET

    Maybe it's time to worry about the cost of higher education. The number of students taking the Graduate Record Examination or GRE, the test that's required for most grad school programs, will decline in 2008 according to Inside Higher Ed. Apparently this is the first time that's ever happened during an economic downturn.

  • Busch: Fed's Reach Into Private Sector Has Limits Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 9:50 AM ET
    Andrew Busch

    At the minimum, government is inefficient in allocating resources. At the worst, they allocate resources based on political favors and based on enacting social policy. This is why the letter by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is a step in the right direction.

  • The Fast Money Four take a look at Electronic Arts in afterhours trading, the Apple rumor of iPhones being sold at Wal-Mart and the effect of President-elect Barack Obama's infrastructure plans on tech stocks.

  • Does coal work as an investment during a Barack Obama administration?