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President Barack Obama's stimulus plan makes strange bedfellows.
Estimating how effective the huge program of tax cuts and spending will be in getting America’s economic engines humming again is a far more complex calculation requiring almost line-by-line scrutiny of the 647-page bill, lawmakers, the New York Times reports.
Nucor's Dan DiMicco answered that question in an interview with Cramer. Find out what the CEO had to say about Obama's stimulus, the new president's plans for infrastructure spending and more.
Global governments, like Japan, Sweden and possibly Russia, are stepping up aid to support ailing financial companies in order to re-instill economic growth.
Plus, get the Mad Money host's calls on General Electric, Home Depot, Lowe's and more.
Global stocks ended the week lower Friday on heightened economic fears. The dollar and government bonds gained as investors parked their money in safe havens.
Now that the House Appropriations Committee has voted a big chunk of the stimulus ($358 billion) out of Committee and Ways and Means is marking up their part of the stimulus, traders are again taking a look at what effect stimulus will have on select stocks.
The yen rose toward a 13-1/2 year high against the dollar and a seven-year peak versus the euro on Thursday. While the sterling fell again against the greenback, nearing $1.3618, its lowest since September 1985.
The pressure's on Obama to save the economy. His presidency will succeed, or fail, with the markets.
Global stocks were down again Wednesday on continued signs of trouble in the financial sector. Experts tell CNBC that there is more bad news to come.
Here's what the new president needs to do if he wants to get the American economy back on track.
Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States on Tuesday. Ahead of Obama's inauguration, global stocks were mixed on investors' concerns about the economic difficulties confronting the incoming president. Experts on CNBC expect the dollar and U.S. stock market to fall on Obama's induction.
Wall Street is keeping a watchful eye on the $825 billion economic recovery bill in Congress. Virtually everyone in this nation would be affected by it.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on another great Obama-stimulus stock.
There's a method behind his Mad Money picks. Here's how you put that strategy to work yourself.
A U.S. stimulus plan won't have an impact for another year at least, David Speer says. But that doesn't mean you can't buy this stock.
This stock can't be owned right now for a few key reasons, Cramer says.
Wondering when this market will finally break? Strategic investor Doug Kass has some insights.
It’s Beijing, and not Washington, that’s going to get us out of this worldwide recession, he says.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on Caterpillar, Joy Global, corporate and municipal bonds, mortgage-backed securities and more.