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  • It's Time for a Trojan Edition of the Lightning Round! Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 10:19 AM ET

    USC students fire away at Cramer on Starbucks, Under Armour, Caterpillar and more...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.

  • Ceridian Merger on Track; Ackman Drops Proxy Fight Sunday, 9 Sep 2007 | 1:06 PM ET

    Ceridian said Saturday it resolved a proxy battle with its largest shareholder, Pershing Square Capital Management, clearing the way for the payroll processing company to be acquired for about $5.2 billion.

  • Manning, Bush: Marketing The NFL's Most Bankable Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 2:46 PM ET
    Peyton Manning

    On the day the NFL season kicks off, we're running two stories on marketing of Reggie Bush & Peyton Manning. The New Orleans Saints running back will appear in 12 national spots (including promotional, non-paid commercials) this year, while the Colts' Manning will be doing his thing again--you'll see a series of fun spots coming out from the likes of Sprint and MasterCard today.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 11:10 AM ET

    Mastercard, Sirius, UnitedHealth and more...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.

  • Fast Money Fall Forecast: What To Watch Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | 8:46 PM ET

    Will the turbulent market settle in the new season or is there more volatility ahead? What sectors are poised to gain the most this fall? The traders guide you through what is historically one of the most active times of the year for the stock market.

  • Business: When Does It Get Too Big? You Tell Me Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 2:24 PM ET
    The Villages, FL.

    Could this really become the fourth largest city in Florida? It's at 55,000 or so now and still growing and the folks in the pool this morning were talking about it doubling before it's all 'built out'. (My mother lives here, 'walks' in the pool every morning, it's a social gathering place, you get the picture.)

  • Fast Money Fall Forecast: What To Watch Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 12:14 PM ET

    Will the turbulent market settle in the new season or is there more volatility ahead? What sectors are poised to gain the most this fall? The traders guide you through what is historically one of the most active times of the year for the stock market.

  • Cheap Breakfast Swings Burger King to Profit Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 9:28 AM ET
    Burger King

    Burger King Holdings reported a net quarterly profit Friday, reversing a year-ago loss, helped by longer store hours and its low-cost breakfast menu.

  • Super-Size What? The Big Mac Turns 40 Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 8:06 AM ET
    McDonald's

    Normally, a 40-year-old sandwich would be something to be avoided. Unless you're one of millions who flock to McDonald's each year to chow down on a Big Mac. The triple-decker burger, which helped breed America's super-size culture and restaurants' ever-expanding jumbo meals, is turning 40.

  • Wendy's to Serve Breakfast in 750 Restaurants Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 1:16 PM ET

    Wendy's International said Wednesday that it now expects to serve breakfast in nearly 750 of its restaurants in the United States and Canada by the end of the current third quarter.

  • Pfizer "Dials Up" Telecom Exec D'Amelio For Help (update) Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 11:00 AM ET
    Frank D'Amilio

    Late last year, in his first and last interview with CNBC following the blowup of the cholesterol drug torcetrapib, I asked new Pfizer CEO, Jeff Kindler, how he could go from "selling chicken" at Boston Market (he used to run the chain for McDonald's) to "selling drugs". Based on the subsequent vibe I got, it was clear that some of the Pfizer media relations people at the time didn't like the question.

  • A New Take on an Old Favorite Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 10:48 AM ET

    Cramer has been bullish on eBay for some time - but he thinks there's a new reason to buy this company and not even the analysts have figured it out yet. 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.

  • Bill Gates, billionaire chairman and co-founder of Microsoft, disclosed Tuesday that his foundation holds stakes in McDonald's, wireless tower operator Crown Castle International and Progressive, the third-largest U.S. auto insurer.

  • Beijing Games 2008 -- Video Roundup Friday, 10 Aug 2007 | 10:50 AM ET

    One year from Wednesday, Aug. 8, the 2008 Olympic Games will begin in Beijing -- focusing the world's attention on China like never before.  As part of our one-year countdown to the games, CNBC sent Darren Rovell and Melissa Lee to China for a series of special reports.

  • The Pit Bull, The Farmer And Me Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | 3:57 PM ET

    I am currently sitting in a McDonald's in Chino, California, where it's about 152 degrees outside. I've been in a corn field all day doing live shots on how companies like Monsanto are investing big money to genetically modify crops so they can withstand drought. Chino is best known for its dairy farms...and, well, you really can't appreciate the smell of the place until you've been here. The flies are so numerous they have their own Congressional district.

  • Homebuilding stocks continue to rebound from 52-week lows carved out last week while tech investors were encouraged by a number of favorable earnings reports and brightening sentiment.

  • McDonald's said Wednesday sales at restaurants open at least a year rose more than expected in July, thanks to popularity in its breakfast menu, new offerings and later opening hours.

  • CNBC's Domm: It's all up to the Fed today. Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | 9:53 AM ET

    The Bernanke Fed is being put to its first big test as Fed watchers monitor its handling of the credit drama when it releases its statement at 2:15 p.m. The Fed's one day meeting is not expected to end with any adjustment in rates, but traders are hoping for a tweaking of the Fed statement with language that will soothe some of the anxiety about mortgage and credit markets.

  • McDonald's to Sell Boston Market to Sun Capital Monday, 6 Aug 2007 | 2:47 PM ET

    McDonald's, the world's biggest restaurant company, said Monday it reached a deal to sell its Boston Market chicken chain to private equity firm Sun Capital Partners for an undisclosed amount.

  • China: Can It Solve America's Obesity Problem? Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | 8:38 AM ET

    I know. Why am I talking about this? You thought this was a sports business blog. Well, this week I've been trying to give you something a little bit different as I'm filing from Beijing. (Programming reminder: Next week, we're taking you behind the business of the 2008 Olympic games. You can watch my stories on CNBC or see them here on the Web site.) Anyway, back to my thought.