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  • Experts Give Base Metal Stock Picks Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | 12:23 PM ET

    Zinc and lead look golden, according to two "Morning Call" guests. Bill Mann, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, and Lou Grasso, metals trader at Millenium Futures, told CNBC's Liz Claman why base metals have a bright future -- and how investors can play it.

  • Alcan Says Alcoa Bid Lacking, Mulls Options Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 4:57 PM ET

    Alcan the big Canadian aluminum maker, said Friday that a $28.6-billion hostile takeover offer from Alcoa remains inadequate, and that it is pursuing alternatives such as talks with other groups.

  • Reporter's Notebook: Q2 Earnings Outlook Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 1:33 PM ET

    Second-quarter earnings season kicks off Monday when Dow component Alcoa reports after the bell. CNBC Managing Editor Tyler Mathisen talked to Bob Pisani at the New York Stock Exchange to get a sense of Wall Street's expectations.

  • Cramer's Wall of Shame: The New Inductees Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 6:59 PM ET

    It has been almost a year since this Mad Money institution first aired, and now it's time to shake things up. Say hello to three new members.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.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | 6:58 PM ET

    Monster, Merck, Smith & Wesson 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.

  • Alcoa Hints at Boosting Offer for Alcan Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | 7:01 PM ET

    Alcoa says it could raise its hostile $28.6 billion offer for Alcan if warranted, but the Canadian aluminum maker has rebuffed requests for talks, a regulatory filing showed on Tuesday.

  • Alcan Rebuffs Alcoa's Request for Takeover Talks Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | 3:03 PM ET

    Alcan has rebuffed requests by Alcoa for a meeting to discuss Alcoa's hostile $28.6 billion offer for the Canadian aluminum producer, a regulatory filing showed on Tuesday.

  • Any number of things, from energy prices to Fed policy to geopolitical events, could derail what's expected to be a solid second half.

  • Chalco to Takeover Baotou Aluminum Through Share Swap Tuesday, 3 Jul 2007 | 12:01 AM ET

    Aluminum Corp. of China said on Tuesday it would take over sister firm Baotou Aluminum in the latest series of internal restructuring by Chinese-listed firms.

  • Week Ahead: Hold the Fireworks! Friday, 29 Jun 2007 | 8:09 PM ET

    The stock market's recently moody and wild swings should give way to a less rambunctious holiday week where traders focus on upcoming earnings and economic fundamentals.

  • Earnings news and clinical trial data were some of the catalysts behind the most actively traded stocks on Monday.

  • Stocks closed slightly lower as investors focused on rising oil prices and fluctuating interest rates. "Prices for crude oil are not really moving up as much as they are being pulled up by gasoline," said Stephen Schork, editor of The Schork Report. "Specifically, there's the persistent fear in the market that there is not going to enough gasoline to get us through the season."

  • Stop Trading! Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | 3:52 PM ET

    Will Alcoa be acquired?; FedEx gets downgraded - does the U.S. economy go with it?; Wendy's puts itself up for sale.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.

  • Alcoa's shares jumped nearly 3 percent to a six-year-high Monday on renewed speculation that mining giant BHP Billiton has revived plans for a $40 billion takeover of the U.S. aluminum company.

  • BHP Billiton Mulling Rival Bid for Alcan Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | 4:09 AM ET

    The world's largest mining group, BHP Billiton, is considering a rival bid for aluminum producer Alcan and has hired an investment bank, sources familiar with the matter said.

  • Stocks rallied across the board and the Dow put in its best one-day performance of the year following strong economic data and a decline in bond yields. "The market has been oversold and people were focusing on rates but then the market started looking a little cheaper and we had buyers come in today," said Todd Leone, head of listed trading at Cowen and Co.

  • Boeing, the world's top-selling plane maker, forecast that 28,600 new aircraft worth about $2.8 trillion will be bought over the next 20 years on the back of rising demand for passenger travel and air cargo.

  • Boeing Downplays 787 Production Snags Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | 6:18 AM ET

    As it builds the first of its 787 jetliners, Boeing is grappling with production snags ranging from fuselage sections that didn't fit together perfectly on the first try to an industrywide shortage of the fasteners that hold the plane together.

  • Midwest Withdraws Year Forecast, Cites Price Weakness Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007 | 10:33 AM ET

    Midwest Air Group, which is trying to fend off a hostile takeover offer from AirTran Holdings, on Tuesday said its second-quarter earnings will fall short of analyst expectations and may be lower than a year ago because of weak fares.

  • Stocks closed flat as the markets failed to hang onto a minor afternoon rally. "As volatility starts to pick up again, people have begun to realize that the probability of the Fed easing here is very, very low -- maybe even a better probability the Fed tightens here," said Richard Bernstein, chief investment strategist at Merrill Lynch.