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  • Stop Trading! Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 3:49 PM ET

    Cramer offers up two stocks that he said are a couple of the best ways to play the credit crunch.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.

  • Interview Transcript: Angelo Mozilo Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 1:43 PM ET

    The unofficial transcript of a CNBC exclusive interview with Countrywide CEO Angelo Mozilo on CNBC's "The Call."

  • Leveraged Buyouts on Hold Until 2008 as Crunch Worsens Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 11:55 AM ET

    A worsening credit crunch and its broad impact on financial markets has some dealmakers predicting that leveraged buyouts are on hold for the rest of the year and perhaps well into 2008.

  • It's a 'Dollar Tree' Economy Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 11:20 AM ET

    Even if the Federal Reserve cuts rates, consumers are still going to be spending less. Guess where they will go looking first for cheaper goods.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.

  • Central Banks Worried Turmoil May Linger Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 10:52 AM ET

    Global financial turmoil prompted the Bank of Japan to hold rates on Thursday and warn that the tremors would take time to settle, and the European Central Bank was inundated with demand at a new money market tender.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 8:46 AM ET

    Stoked by positive developments on the credit and mortgage front, stocks are building on yesterday's gains and look ready to spring higher on the open.

  • U.S. retailers are still sweating through the back-to-school shopping season, but an early chill has already crept into their prospects for the all-important holiday season.

  • Subprime Lender Quality Home Loans Files for Bankruptcy Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 1:16 PM ET

    Quality Home Loans, a subprime mortgage lender, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, joining at least a dozen other home loan providers to seek court protection this year as the U.S. housing market slumped.

  • Fed Rate Cut Seen for Sept. 18: Economist Poll Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 12:45 PM ET

    A global credit squeeze has most economists convinced the Federal Reserve will come to the rescue and cut interest rates next month, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.

  • H&R Block Taps Credit Lines as Debt Market Goes Dry Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 11:14 AM ET

    H&R Block said on Wednesday its Block Financial  unit tapped working capital credit lines twice as a skittish market cuts off its access to short-term debt financing.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 9:52 AM ET

    Wall Street prepares for lift off on the opening amid calmer credit markets, higher world stock markets and some merger news. European stock markets are comfortably higher, and Asia closed higher though Japan stocks were flat on the rising yen.

  • Something important happened in the stock market today--nothing.  For the first time in almost a month, stocks  were not buffeted by anxieties about credit issues, or by volatility in the bond market, or by extremes in volatility, or even by attempts to sell off financial stocks on any rally. 

  • Stop Trading! Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 4:22 PM ET
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    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson may say the fundamentals of the economy are sound, but Cramer isn't buying it.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.

  • Recent market turmoil only warrants a change in interest rates by the U.S. central bank if it hits the outlook for inflation or growth, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker said on Tuesday, noting that price pressures remain a worry.

  • Senate Finance Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd told CNBC he asked the Bush administration to lift the portfolio caps on housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson expressed reluctance to do so.

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve took several more steps Tuesday to add to the liquidity of the banking system.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 8:57 AM ET

    Stock traders will be looking over their shoulders at the credit markets as a furious flight to quality into Treasuries keeps the pressure on stocks prices. For now, stock futures are higher and look set for a firmer opening.

  • Senate Banking Chairman Christopher Dodd told  CNBC  he believes the Federal Reserve was lax in its responsibilities by not preventing the surge of subprime mortgage loans.  Dodd also said  he will meet with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson on Tuesday morning.

  • Beneath a fairly quiet August day with unexceptional volume, the markets continued to reveal an underlying nervousness.

  • Thornburg Mortgage's president Larry Goldstone told CNBC Monday that there is still a crisis of investor confidence in the mortgage market but that the residential mortgage lender expects to be profitable.