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Cramer has a few ideas on how to rectify the president’s less-than-stellar first few weeks in office.
Where’s that infrastructure build-out we were promised? What about the job creation? Why is the new president’s stimulus package such a disappointment? China got it right.
Caterpillar is seeing heavy options activity as its stock trades moderately higher Wednesday. Calls outnumber puts by a 3-1 ratio and are concentrated at the February 33 strike, where contracts were bought for $0.77, $0.80, and $0.81. Some May 40 calls also traded for $0.88, according to OptionMonster's real-time tracking systems.
A closer look at the huge package of spending measures and tax cuts shows that many special items still got inserted into the measure
Cramer isn't the only person finding fault with the new president's spending bill. Here is what Kent Conrad wants changed.
China, the United States and many other countries have unveiled a slew of stimulus packages aimed at reviving their economies. These proposals should see a huge bump up in infrastructure spending. If that's the case, why are many of these companies doing so poorly in the stock markets? What's going on?
The "roads and bridges" approach to economic recovery President Obama talked so much about seems to have disappeared. Or, in the very least, it's much smaller than we anticipated. So are the stocks worth buying anyway?
Despite high hopes for President Barack Obama's stimulus package, Thursday's market action proved that investors should still be playing defense.
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.