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  • Stop Trading!: Tech Bottom Monday, 12 Nov 2007 | 3:41 PM ET

    Watch for momentum to come back in tech stocks, Cramer said. Also, the new oil services king 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.

  • BHP Pitches $30 Billion Buyback; Rio Unmoved Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | 11:54 PM ET

    BHP Billiton on Monday mapped out its plan for acquiring rival Rio Tinto , promising to hand shareholders $30 billion via a share buyback if the deal goes through, in the hope of drawing Rio's board into talks.

  • BHP May Shed Petroleum Arm: Report Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | 11:01 AM ET

    BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining group, is considering the sale of one of its largest units, BHP Petroleum, to help finance a hostile takeover of Rio Tinto, the UK Sunday Times newspaper said.

  • Rio Tinto

    Investors seem sure that mining giant BHP Billiton will continue its $149 billion pursuit of Rio Tinto, a combination that would control more than one-third of the world's iron ore sales.

  • Winners & Losers: Techs Tumble Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 7:11 PM ET

    Technology stocks in the past week have gone almost unscathed while financial stocks continue their freefall.  But, the bull run ended Thursday with tech heavyweights Google and Apple on the down side.

  • Stocks fell for a second straight day, led by declines in the Nasdaq after tech bellwether Cisco Systems signaled the credit crisis was hurting demand from key customers, including banks.

  • Rio Tinto Rejects BHP Billiton's All-Stock Offer Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 3:17 PM ET

    BHP Billiton has made a long-awaited bid approach to Rio Tinto in a move aimed at creating a $350 billion-plus mining giant, but Rio rejected the all-share proposal as too low.

  • Markets: Will There Be Effort To Sell Later Today? Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 9:19 AM ET

    It wasn't supposed to happen this way. I was out last night with a group of hedge fund traders, and as the news came in that AIG's numbers were lousy, and Cisco was a mess, the traders nodded approvingly. They were anticipating a large down day today, then a rally on Friday, and one trader said most of the traders in his shop (a well-known fast money firm)

  • Calmer Day on Wall Street ahead of Bernanke Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | 8:18 AM ET

    Stocks are striking a much-improved tone after Wednesday's high energy selloff, as investors await testimony this morning from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. Monthly chain store sales and some big earnings could also influence direction.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.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.

  • BHP's Copper Output Up 23%, Iron Ore at Record Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 12:07 AM ET

    BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, churned out as much copper, iron ore and coal as it could in the first quarter to keep up with surging China-driven demand, but failed to impress investors.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy Minerals Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 3:19 PM ET

    Sell the financials and buy the oversold mineral and oil stocks, Cramer said.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 Posts 3% Rise in Profit, Boosts Share Buyback Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 10:28 AM ET

    Aluminum producer Alcoa reported that third-quarter profit rose 3%, boosted by a gain on the sale of its stake in Chinese aluminum company that offset weaker aluminum prices and restructuring costs.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy the Banks Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 11:03 AM ET

    If you believe we hit a bottom, Cramer has some recommendations for you.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.

  • BHP Buys Stake in Offshore Falkland Oil Fields Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 8:43 AM ET

    BHP Billiton said Tuesday it bought a 40% interest in 14 offshore exploration and production licenses near the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic from Falkland Oil and Gas.

  • A Market Divided Against Itself Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 9:16 PM ET

    Technical analysis is becoming a mainstream way to time and predict stock moves and market tops and bottoms. Carter Worth, chief market technician at Oppenheimer, joined the panel to explain what he’s seeing – and where he thinks we’re going.

  • Ultimate Global Growth Trade Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 10:15 AM ET

    Despite the credit crunch and amid see-saw-like volatility, commodities continue to break records. Monday was a record day for oil and gold is at its highest price since May 2006. Are commodities still the route to riches?

  • European Stocks Close Up after Strong U.S. Data Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 12:17 PM ET

    European stocks finished the week in the green after stronger-than-expected U.S. durable goods orders and new home sales data on Friday pushed back fears of a spillover of the credit markets crisis to the wider economy.

  • BHP Billiton Seeks to Grow Aggressively in India Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | 4:20 AM ET

    BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, said it would seek to grow aggressively in India where volume growth is outstripping China, its other boom market.

  • Pisani's Trader Talk: Good Signs in Market Fundamentals Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | 4:12 PM ET
    Bob Pisani on the floor of the NYSE.

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