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    "Ultimately, the big deal is going to be whether the economic growth rate is really accelerating in the fourth quarter or whether it doesn't," said James Paulsen, chief strategist at Wells Capital Management.

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    The US may have a secret weapon against rivals like China and even economies closer to ours, such as Canada in the Environmental Protection Agency.

  • High-frequency trading machines are here to stay, Cramer said, leaving retail investors in an unenviable position. But that doesn’t mean there’s no way to fight back.

  • Inside the Machine

    An editor's journey into the world of high-frequency trading and proprietary algorithms that make or break markets.

  • Stocks struggled to hold gains Friday amid some mixed economic reports. So what can you do to boost your portfolio ahead of next week? Benny Lorenzo, CEO of Kaufman Brothers, and David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management, shared their best plays.

  • Cramer explains why this company’s most recent quarter didn’t meet analysts’ expectations.

  • The Mad Money host gives the lowdown on what you should be watching next week.

  • It’s also worth noting that the deal has a tiered break-up fee, which is only 1.7 percent ($85 million) of the deal price for the next 50 days, before jumping to $190 million.

  • Like England at one time, the sun may not set on this company’s ever-expanding operations.

  • Cramer highlights another American company bucking the notion that this economy is all bad.

  • The Dodd-Frank bill (that's what it's being called, folks): bad, but it could have been worse. That's what most Wall Street traders and analysts I have spoken with this morning say about the financial regulatory reform bill passed in the wee hours of the morning.

  • The economic news has been terrible this week (housing, jobs), but the S&P 500 is up 2.4 percent. How to account for that? Some point to the reduced headline risk in Europe (Germany has had an amazing week, it's only about 1 percent from a 52-week high!), and perhaps reduced headline risk from BP helped at the margins. But the driving factor is likely this...

  • Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods' loss of endorsement income cost his management company IMG $4.6 million in fees, according to a confidential document reviewed by CNBC. The document provides the most comprehensive financial look into the powerful, but private, sports management company in its 50-year history.

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    Tomorrow marks the six-month anniversary of Tiger Woods’ car accident and the revelation of the affairs that followed. With the half-year mark upon us, we take a look at Brand Tiger and the companies that are and were affiliated with him.

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    How much would the SEC single-stock circuit breaker have helped on the big market drop on May 6? Jeff Rubin at Birinyi Associates put out an interesting note this afternoon, about what would have happened on May 6 if the SEC single stock circuit breaker had been in effect.

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    The autopsy continues on what caused a 1000 point drop in the Dow last Thursday. But with a quick look at the chart, it is obvious to the naked eye that electronic trading was at least partially to blame for the tailspin.

  • NYSE and Nasdaq meets with the SEC. The SEC has two choices: 1) scrap the system whereby the NYSE (and Nasdaq, if it chose to do so) can go to a slower market, even if for only a few seconds, or 2) require all market participants to follow the primary market maker when they slow trading in volatile markets — to have uniform rules for circuit breakers. My bet, based on discussions with market participants, is...

  • NYSE Trader

    Investigators seeking an explanation for the brief stock market panic last week said Sunday that they were focusing increasingly on how a controlled slowdown in trading on the New York Stock Exchange, meant to bring about stability, instead set off uncontrolled selling on electronic exchanges. The NYT explains.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.