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  • The Phonekerchief: Do It For Love Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 3:27 PM ET
    Playmobil

    I've already launched my holiday gift guide, with everything from Balloon Boy Back Scratchers to the NObama Countdown Clock. Here's a bonus round.

  • Google’s Growing Troubles With Google TV Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 12:08 PM ET
    Google TV

    As Viacom joins the growing ranks of content providers blocking access from the Google TV set-top box, there is now less and less programming to watch on the device ahead of the critical holiday season.

  • Bargain Prices: This Year’s Holiday Bait Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 11:45 AM ET

    Consumers may be loosening up their purse strings a tad this holiday, but bargain hunting is out of the picture. In fact, shoppers can expect plenty of promotions and discounts as retailers battle it out in the vital closing months of the year. Lower price-point gifts will play a role in luring customers in and guiding their purchase decisions.

  • How Insider-Trading Probe Is Good for You Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 6:24 PM ET

    Not only does it level the playing field, Cramer said, it teaches a good lesson.

  • Stocks Come Back to End Mixed; Techs Rise Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 4:19 PM ET

    Stocks clawed back, but still ended mixed, as techs and retailers rose in the final half hour of trading and the market continued to digest a potential insider trader scandal as well as a lack of clarity over the direction of financially troubled European countries. BofA and JPMorgan fell, while HP rose.

  • Stocks Pare Losses as Close Nears; Tech Rises Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses Monday afternoon as techs and retailers rose in the final half hour of trading as the market continued to digest a potential insider trader scandal as well as a lack of clarity over the direction of financially troubled European countries. BofA and JPMorgan fell, while HP rose.

  • Plus, a call on the market’s top high-growth stocks.

  • Halftime: Insider Probe To Derail Financials? Monday, 22 Nov 2010 | 1:30 PM ET

    Due those reports of a 'sweeping insider trading probe' have the potential to rock Wall Street? Should you assume bank stocks are seriously challenged now?

  • Shoppers leave a store on 'Black Friday' in New York City.

    A few years ago, Thanksgiving was not even considered a shopping day, as most stores are closed. But this year, retailers are driving customers to the Web with more specials than ever — door busters without the door — creating an online jump-start to the traditional Black Friday rush. The New York times reports.

  • 8 Stocks with Big Insider Buying, Selling Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 5:54 PM ET
    Coca-Cola bottles

    Insider selling has officially hit record levels, and the corporate dumping of stock isn't just in S&P 500 companies. Last week's insider selling hit an all-time weekly record of $4.5 billion, according to an insider tracking company. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • The End of the Black Friday Litmus Test Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 11:59 AM ET
    Customers wait in line to pay for their items on Black Friday at KB Toys in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

    Black Friday weekend used to be the bellwether of the holiday shopping season. Merchants held their breath when Thanksgiving weekend sales results trickled in, holding up the period as a major indicator of how their stores would perform. But the weekend has lost much of its crystal-ball appeal.

  • Black Friday Traps You Should Avoid Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 11:59 AM ET
    Women with Sale bags

    Black Friday weekend, the Super Bowl of the holiday shopping season, is upon us. But in the frenzy of the weekend, it's easy to fall into some common traps. Here’s a primer on which pitfalls to avoid and tips on how to snag the best deals.

  • Did You Miss This Stock Sale? Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 7:37 PM ET

    If so, Cramer shows you how to catch the next one.

  • New 'Call of Duty' Continues to Shred Sales Records Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 2:14 PM ET
    Call of Duty Black Ops

    Activision’s latest “Call of Duty” game continues to set records for the company. The video game publisher announced Thursday that in its first five days on store shelves, “Call of Duty: Black Ops” has generated sales of $650 million.

  • Amazon Goes Hollywood Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 12:16 PM ET
    Amazon.com

    The movie business is notoriously fickle, expensive and challenging, to say the least. But Amazon spacer is jumping right in to what it sees as a totally new opportunity — leveraging the power of "aggregated opinions" to cull the best ideas to submit to Hollywood. Amazon just launched "Amazon Studios" — the new site invites amateur screenwriters and filmmakers to submit screenplays or home-made movies, which they're calling 'test films.'

  • How We Shop—A New Revolution Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010 | 9:49 AM ET

    In the new book, SPEND SHIFT: How the Post-Crisis Values Revolution is Changing the Way We Buy, Sell, and Live the authors John Gerzema and Michael D’Antonio, say since 2007 — even before the crisis — there has been a spending revolution in the making.

  • Comcast Takes Its Content to the iPad Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 1:00 PM ET
    Comcast

    Comcast is bringing "TV Everywhere" mobile. The cable giant just announced a new Xfinity TV app, to allow digital TV subscribers to watch TV and program their DVRs, first on Apple's iPad and iPhone, with versions coming for Android devices later this year.

  • Child Advocates Calling for Jeff Bezos' Head Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 7:04 PM ET

    The backlash over Amazon selling "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure" shows no signs of dying down, even after the company apparently pulled the controversial book from circulation.

  • Amazon.com's fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada.

    Before the book was pulled in the wee hours of the morning, the pedophile guide had been propelled to the top 100 rankings among paid Kindle titles on Amazon.com. Less than 24 hours earlier, the virtually unknown digital book ranked well north of 157,000 on Amazon.

  • The office of Alibaba (China) Technology Co.

    Alibaba Group, owner of China's largest e-commerce site Alibaba.com, reported a 55 percent jump in third quarter profit, driven by a rise in subscribers and strong growth in value-added services. However, the firm warned of falling growth rates due to an expected slowdown in China's exports.