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  • Shell's Hofmeister: "We Need To Increase Oil Supply" Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 1:18 PM ET

    Royal Dutch Shell execs have been talking about the impact of high oil prices on future energy projects--but the company continues to press on with plans despite headwinds facing the sector. “Increasing supply is best way to affect the price,” says Shell Oil President John Hofmeister.

  • Merrill Wants to Hire Former Goldman Executive Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 5:06 AM ET

    Merrill Lynch & Co is seeking to hire Thomas Montag, who retired as one of Goldman Sachs co-heads of global securities trading last month, according to financial sources.

  • Target CEO Ulrich to Retire Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:30 PM ET

    In a long-expected move, discount retailer Target said Wednesday that Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Ulrich will retire May 1 and be replaced by President Gregg Steinhafel.

  • Greenberg-Led Group Not Seeking Takeover of AIG Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:09 PM ET

    Former American International Group Chief Executive Maurice "Hank" Greenberg said that a group he represents currently does not intend to solicit proxies from AIG shareholders, buy more AIG shares, or initiate a tender offer for the company.

  • New Bear Stearns CEO: Worst May Be Over Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 1:36 PM ET

    After significant writedowns and a top level shakeup at the company, is there more trouble ahead for Bearn Stearns? The new CEO, Alan Schwartz, doesn't think so ... but he's not giving guarantees.

  • All Fired Up: Sallie Mae & Krispy Kreme Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 11:14 AM ET

    Even with new CEOs, these stocks should not be touched, Cramer says. They are intrinsically broken.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.

  • All Fired Up: Bear vs. Merrill Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    Jimmy Cayne's departure isn't quite enough for the beleagured Bear, Cramer says. It'll need to take a page out of Merrill's playbook to get back on track.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.

  • All Fired Up: Starbucks Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 7:21 PM ET

    New CEO Howard Schultz called Cramer to personally promise a turnaround. Cramer believes he can deliver.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.

  • Amgen And Me: We're Still On The "Wrong" Foot Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 3:56 PM ET
    AMGEN

    So, imagine my surprise when Amgen put out a press release this morning with new financial guidance. You can read it for yourself here. The release was issued in conjunction with the company's presentation at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference.

  • Bear Stearns Ripe for Takeover as New CEO Steps In Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 11:37 AM ET
    James Cayne

    Bear Stearns' management shake-up could make the investment bank a takeover target, but the specter of more write-downs might keep suitors on the sidelines.

  • Genzyme And Isis Steal Show With Cholesterol Drug Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 10:28 AM ET

    After the closing bell Monday, Genzyme and Isis Pharmaceuticals announced a blockbuster deal that set the overcrowded halls abuzz here at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference. They're partnering on an Isis drug in late-stage development for cholesterol. It's a once-a-week injectable for people who don't get their cholesterol low enough taking a statin like Lipitor, Crestor or Zocor.

  • Starbucks

    He's back 'for the long term.' The man who commercialized the gourmet cafe brand and convinced the world to pay $5+ for a cup of specialty coffee is returning to the CEO seat. Howard Schultz is once again the CEO at Starbucks and says that he plans to recaffeinate sales and perk up the coffee giants' sagging stock price.

  • Slowdown talk hurts tech, commodities, defense stocks today. UBS downgrades IBM on concerns about a slowing in tech orders; Deutsche Bank downgrades Boeing and Goodrich. Commodities weak across the board—metals, steel, iron ore (2nd day in a row.) Defensive stocks—consumer, drugs all strong. Lilly upgraded at Morgan Stanley.

  • Okay, the real "Granddaddy of 'em all" was actually this past Tuesday at the Rose Bowl (I promise that's my last reference to the amazing USC Trojans unless they win a split national championship), but the granddaddy of healthcare investment conferences begins on Monday in San Francisco.

  • Krispy Kreme CEO Resigns, Chairman Named to Post Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 9:05 AM ET

    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts said on Monday that Chief Executive Daryl G. Brewster has resigned for personal reasons and will be replaced by its Chairman James H. Morgan as president and CEO.

  • GM's Volt: Not Ready To "Electrify" Anybody Yet Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 9:16 AM ET
    Chevy Volt Concept

    It still hasn't been built and it may not hit showrooms by the time people have been projecting. Yet, it's causing a puzzling amount of angst for investors and auto fans. I'm talking about the Chevy Volt, an electrically driven car GM is developing.

  • In the Studio: Hudson City Bancorp CEO Ron Hermance Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 7:38 PM ET

    While many banks are reeling from the no-money-down borrowers who reneged on their home loans, it’s business as usual for this lender.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.

  • Amgen: Anemia Drugs Take Yet Another Hit Thursday, 3 Jan 2008 | 4:18 PM ET

    The Food and Drug Administration late this morning put out a news release with the heading, "FDA Receives New data on Risks of Anemia Drugs." This is more bad news for an additional population of cancer patients and, of course, Amgen and, to a lesser extent, Johnson and Johnson.

  • Chevy Malibu 2008

    Maybe it's because of the Iowa caucus' taking place Wednesday night. Maybe it's because at the start of a new year, it's a good time to make predictions. Or maybe it's because the auto show season is about to kick off with the automakers putting out their visions for the future. Whatever the reason, I think today is the day to ask YOU which automaker has the most to show, prove, gain, lose in 2008?

  • Out Of a Job, But Still In the Money Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | 10:45 AM ET
    Bob Nardelli, president and CEO of Home Depot speaks at the National Retail Federation Convention, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, in New York. Nardelli and John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems discussed the role that new technology is playing to enhance the customers experience and the profitability of retailers. ( AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

    The credit crunch and housing crisis led to some high-profile firings, most notably Merrill Lynch's Stan O'Neal and Citigroup's Chuck Prince. Still, while they lost their jobs, these executives didn't lose their shirts.