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  • This Australian company is probably the best play on China’s new stimulus plan, Cramer says. Even better, though, is that the White House can’t touch it.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of JPMorgan and General Motors popped while Deere and Allstate dropped.

  • Friday the 13th proved lucky for global stocks as the spent the day in the green. Financials lead the gains on news of a US subsidy plan for mortgage payments. The improved mood among investors comes ahead of this weekend's G7 meeting of financial leaders.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • One of the reasons the current market malaise is said to be unique is its global nature.  Conventional wisdom suggests that the U.S. led the world into decline, and will lead it out.  James Moffett of Scout International Advisors believes other countries played their own parts in the downturn, and stocks — including foreign stocks — will lead the recovery.

  • With all that’s happening in Washington and on Wall Street, investors are desperate to discover where the momentum will continue building.

  • A beautiful day for our parent company. General Electric up nearly 14 percent, its best one-day gain since at least 1962.

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    The Dow rallied for a second day on Friday on hopes Washington's stimulus package and a bank rescue plan will bolster the ailing economy.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Visa and Caterpillar popped while Dollar Tree and Unilever dropped.

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    Stocks rallied on Thursday on hopes that the government's plan to shore up the financial system could quickly spark lending.

  • The Communist Party is pouring hundreds of billions of dollars into an economywide recovery plan. The U.S., suffering through its own recession, needs to do even more.

  • Global stocks, emerging market currencies and high-grade credit all benefited in the last month from a steady improvement in investors' risk tolerance.

  • It’s Beijing, and not Washington, that’s going to get us out of this worldwide recession, he says.

  • Global mining company Anglo American is seeing heavy call action Tuesday after announcing that it would cut 2009 spending programs by more than 50 percent.

  • The editor and publisher of the "Gloom, Boom, and Doom Report" says the best place for investments these days is in hard assets, but he has some suggestions for stock-market investors, too.

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    2008 will be remembered for many things, but the urge to merge isn't one of them. Over 1,100 deals were cancelled...

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Palm and Nomura Holdings popped while Simon Property Group and Walgreens dropped.

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    2008 will be remembered for many things, but the urge to merge isn't one of them. Over 1,100 deals were cancelled...

  • For brave investors getting back into stocks, Juerg Zingg, managing partner at Q Investments, says that Xstrata, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are smart bets in the basic resource sector; while oil services companies like Fugro, Seadrill and Noble Corp. are attractive; and refiners such as Valero and Petroplus look good.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of BHP Billiton and Yahoo popped while Electronic Arts and Eastman Kodak dropped.