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  • Downsizing

    Companies are cutting jobs by the tens of thousands. State and local governments are penny-pinching, too. So what about Uncle Sam?

  • Following are the day's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wells Fargo and General Dynamics popped while Caterpillar and Pfizer dropped.

  • Stocks declined as uncertainty about the government's so-called "bad bank" plan rattled the market.

  • "As goes January, so goes the year" is a common adage on the street.  If that is the case, we are in for a tough rest of the year for the markets.

  • On a week dominated by earnings, the economic stimulus plan and discussions over a government-run "bad bank," the major US markets were flat to negative on the week.  The Dow and S&P 500 marked their worst January on record, each dropping over 8% for the month. 

  • Stocks retreated after an early pop from a better-than-expected GDP report as anxiety over the foggy forecast got the best of the market.

  • Stocks retreated after an early pop from a better-than-expected GDP report as anxiety over the foggy forecast got the best of the market.

  • Futures bounced up and down Friday as investors tried to make sense of a report that showed the economy shrunk less than expected in the fourth quarter.

  • Construction Highway

    China, the United States and many other countries have unveiled a slew of stimulus packages aimed at reviving their economies. These proposals should see a huge bump up in infrastructure spending. If that's the case, why are many of these companies doing so poorly in the stock markets? What's going on?

  • The "roads and bridges" approach to economic recovery President Obama talked so much about seems to have disappeared. Or, in the very least, it's much smaller than we anticipated. So are the stocks worth buying anyway?

  • President Barack Obama's stimulus plan makes strange bedfellows.

  • Crowd of people on the street

    Not  even big layoffs can convince investors that companies are shoring up their balance sheet and are a safe place to put money.

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    More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.

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    This week alone, U.S. companies including Sprint, Home Depot, Caterpillar, Texas Instruments, and others announced they would cut more than 60,000 jobs.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Nucor's Dan DiMicco answered that question in an interview with Cramer. Find out what the CEO had to say about Obama's stimulus, the new president's plans for infrastructure spending and more.

  • A flurry of strong earnings reports has put some stocks in the buy column.

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    More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.

  • We'll never get the sustained marketwide rally we need until President Obama steps in to save this sector.

  • Plus, get the Mad Money host's calls on General Electric, Home Depot, Lowe's and more.