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  • Oil Surge, Earnings Drag Down Stocks Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 2:32 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Earnings Disappointment Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.

  • DuPont Profit Up, but Shares Fall on Cautious Outlook Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 8:39 AM ET

    Chemical company DuPont said on Tuesday that first-quarter profit rose 26 percent, spurred by robust demand for its biotech seed offerings and crop protection chemicals.

  • European Earnings: Inflation Hits, Helps Profit Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 4:32 AM ET

    Rising food and energy prices took a toll on the bottom line of Associated British Foods -- the owner of retailer Primark -- the company said on Tuesday.

  • DuPont Raises First-Quarter Profit Outlook Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 6:43 AM ET

    Chemical maker DuPont raised its profit forecast Thursday, saying strong growth in its agriculture businesses and emerging markets should help offset weakness in U.S. housing and automotive markets.

  • Stop Trading!: WaMu's 'Radically Mispriced' Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    The stock's down 10% Tuesday. Cramer says it should be lower.

  • Five High-Yielding Stocks to Own Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 8:11 PM ET

    It's best to play it safe in this market. Let these hefty dividends do the work for you until things turn up.

  • Euro Stocks End Lower on Economy Fears Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    European stocks closed lower across the board Thursday, following two days of gains, as fears over the health of the global economy remained.

  • Lightning Round: Sprint, Visa, Mosaic and More Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 7:35 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Rentokil Hires ICI Team in Fight for Recovery Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 6:00 AM ET

    Pest control to parcel delivery firm Rentokil Initial is parachuting in the management team that turned around chemicals group ICI in a bid to recover from two profit warnings that have hammered its shares. 

  • Stop Trading!: Bear's Market Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 3:11 PM ET

    Bear Stearns needs to get bought right now, Cramer says. Also, his silver lining stocks.

  • Cramer's Chemical Formula for Cash Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 7:16 PM ET

    With interest rates on the decline, banks don't pay out like they once did. So for steady income, buy dividend-paying stocks. Like this one.

  • Buy DuPont Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 5:37 PM ET

    The catalyst that propels this chemical stock might actually come from its ag business.

  • Akzo Nobel Operating Profit Handily Beats Estimates Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 1:28 PM ET

    Akzo Nobel, the world's biggest producer of paints, posted forecast-beating fourth-quarter results on Thursday, boosting its shares as its coatings business grew despite the U.S. housing market crisis.

  • Bayer Misses Forecasts; CEO Upbeat on 2008 Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 1:12 PM ET

    German drugs and chemicals group Bayer missed fourth-quarter earnings expectations Thursday, sending shares 4.7 percent lower on the DAX, but CEO Werner Wenning told CNBC he remains optimistic about the company’s outlook for this year.

  • Major European Companies Report Mixed Earnings Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 6:53 AM ET

    European earnings failed to drive broader European markets higher, as disappointing numbers from bigger names and cautious guidance mostly pushed shares in reporting companies lower.

  • Bayer Profit Misses Forecasts; Upbeat on 2008 Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 4:09 AM ET

    Bayer's quarterly profits missed market expectations, but the German drugs and chemicals group was upbeat about 2008 and said its healthcare and agrochemicals units would drive earnings.

  • Clariant Shares Jump on Positive Outlook Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 12:46 PM ET

    Specialty chemicals company Clariant swung to profit in 2007 on reducing costs and raising prices, and CFO Patrick Jany said strong demand was likely to keep up this year.

  • Why FMC's a Buy Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 6:51 PM ET

    Is 30% upside enough of a reason?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.

  • Syngenta Profit Leaps Amid Food, Biofuel Boom Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 3:40 AM ET

    Full-year net profit at the world's biggest agrochemicals company, Syngenta, rose 75 percent to $1.11 billion, beating forecasts, as crop prices rose sharply amid raging demand for food and biofuel.