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  • Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The Fed's emergency rate cut drew a mixed response on Wall Street, though the move increased the odds of more reductions.

  • A Bank of America branch.

    Bank of America said its quarterly profit sank 95 percent, hurt by more than $7 billion of losses tied to write-downs, poor trading decisions and mounting credit woes, but shares gained amid a forecast for a positive 2008.

  • Tuesday's emergency rate cut shows that Bernanke has a pulse, Cramer says, but it won't be enough to stop the bleeding in the financial markets. 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.

  • World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

    Crisis counselling will replace cosy dealmaking at the business and political summit in Davos this year as bankers face a market slump that has aggravated the worst conditions in generations.

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    A heavy gloom hanging over Wall Street may deepen this week unless such bellwether companies as Apple and United Technologies provide investors with hope that the U.S. economy can avert recession.

  • For much of the world, the United States is now on sale at discount prices. With credit tight, unemployment growing and worries mounting about a potential recession, American business and government leaders are courting foreign money to keep the economy growing.

  • Forget about tax rebates. Cramer has the stimulus package this economy really needs.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.

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    Wall Street ended a painful week with skittish investors drawing little comfort from President Bush's stimulus plan. What's the word on the Street?

  • Washington has its plan to boost the economy, and the Mad Money host has his.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.

  • Stocks closed lower Friday, ending one of the market's worst weeks in years.

  • So where are we? The markets yawned at the President's stimulus plan, which is short on details; we are now at the lows of the day, the month, the last 52-weeks on the S&P 500. Any stimulus plan is good news, but the problem is the Street wants MORE: more stimulus, more cuts, more fear--more sense of a bottom that really is not yet present.

  • Ambac Financial Group on Friday said it scrapped plans to issue $1 billion of new equity, in a move that may result in the bond insurer's top debt ratings getting cut.

  • Weaker U.S. growth means that more interest rate cuts are "quite possible" but inflation is also still a risk, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker said Friday.

  • U.S. consumers' mood brightened a bit in January, defying expectations driven by the constant drumbeat of talk about a possible recession, weak jobs market and falling stock prices.

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    Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. William writes, “Will other major banks cut their dividend like Citigroup did?”

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    Washington Mutual posted a fourth-quarter loss of $1.87 billion, or $2.19 per diluted share, falling far short of Wall Street predictions.

  • Cramer explained why the Dow was down 212 points despite promises of a stimulus package and half-point rate cut: The central bank has no sense of urgency, and the market knows it.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.

  • Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Most analysts say Fed Chairman Bernanke will move cautiously even if the Fed cuts interest rates by half a percentage point at its Jan. 29-30 meeting, as many now expect.

  • U.S. home building projects started in December fell by 14.2 percent to the lowest pace inmore than 16 years, but jobless claims fell unexpectedly last week.

  • Is is time to stop betting against financials? Yes, according to Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter and a well-known investment strategist.