• Sudden Death Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 9:53 PM ET

    ConocoPhillips, Qwest and more - in Cramer's final stock calls of the week.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.

  • ConocoPhillips said it expects first-quarter results to be hurt by lower crude oil prices and production compared with the fourth quarter, but projects stronger natural gas prices and improved margins in its refining business.

  • Celeb Judy Gold: "Invest in China? I have Dishes!" Wednesday, 4 Apr 2007 | 12:35 PM ET

    Trading With The Stars' Judy Gold is currently in 5th place, after being in 4th after being in 6th. (scorecards please). But is she happy staying where she is? (where is she? oh yeah, 5th) No, she's not! In fact she went to the source--Wall Street itself--to get just the tips she needs. And we have the video to prove it. What kind of advice did she get? Well, how about buying pears instead of apple? (aha--yes, someone said it).

  • Moneymaker Tops Trading With The Stars! Wednesday, 4 Apr 2007 | 10:20 AM ET

    Wow-there were a lot of big gains Tuesday, and many of our celebs came from behind to move up the ranks. Chris Moneymaker stepped it up taking the lead with an all-in buy of Gigamedia  Monday, netting him over $47,000, Tuesday (and for being first, Chris gets his picture posted). And Ernie Hudson moved from 8th to 6th, AND Johnny Bench moves up two spots from 9th to 7th. At last (and no longer close to last) Johnny's making his move!! Here are the standings:

  • ConocoPhillips Chairman and Chief Executive James Mulva said he was confident he would finalize a joint venture with Russian oil giant OAO Lukoil in the next year. The project, however, won’t necessarily be in oil-rich Russia, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Celeb Judy Gold--Hello, You're Losing Ground!! Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 12:46 PM ET
    Judy Gold

    Judy, Judy, Judy--HELLO!. You're in 6th place after Tuesday's "Trading With The Stars" action. That's after you were in 4th place on Monday. Okay, Judy's had two days of falling value--something that did NOT go unnoticed by CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera on "Morning Call." That's the show Judy's playing for--at least the first hour.

  • Comedienne Judy Gold is currently in 2nd place in "Trading With The Stars." And "hello"--as she likes to say, she's just not satisfied to be there. CNBC's Michelle Cabruso-Cabrera interviewed Judy on "Morning Call." Judy is the celeb trading on the show's first hour. She gave her take...

  • Celeb Tucker Holds Lead But Other Stars Heating Up!! Friday, 16 Mar 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    Okay--here's our current celebrity standings as of the market close on Thursday, 3/15. Overall their approach is still a lot more conservative than the majority of our non-celeb leaders - more stable companies and purchases spread across multiple stocks, and it might end up being a race to see who can lose the least. But that's probably to be expected....

  • Celeb Judy Gold Finally Striking Gold For Her Show? Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 1:46 PM ET
    Judy Gold

    As we told you, Judy Gold is in 2nd place for "Trading With The Stars." Here's how it was noted on "Morning Call." She's the celeb picker for the show's first hour (see the "mixed emotions" reaction from anchor Mark Haines). Judy's portfolio is valued at $1,004,280.

  • ConocoPhillips Expects Production Growth To Top 3% A Year Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 2:12 PM ET

    ConocoPhillips Chief Executive Jim Mulva said on Wednesday the company expects long-term production growth of more than 3%.

  • Update on Trading With The Stars-Who's Ahead? Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 12:57 PM ET

    Time to check in on our Trading With The Stars celebs and see where they stand. Overall their approach is a lot more conservative than the majority of our non-celeb leaders - more stable companies and purchases spread across multiple stocks, and it might end up being a race to see who can lose the least.

  • So where's comedienne and Emmy winner Judy Gold spending her dollars in "Trading With The Stars?" She's the celeb stock picker for the first hour of "Morning Call." You may remember in an earlier post, she said she liked gold--and not just because it was her last name. So--here's her portfolio after one day.

  • The Two Best Oil Drillers to Own Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 6:25 PM ET

    Today, Cramer gives Home Gamers five oil stocks worth buying. Here are his top two.

  • Drilling for the Right Oil Stocks Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 6:13 PM ET

    Think there are no oil plays? Dig deeper. As the industry giants look to grow their reserves, a few companies could strike it rich.

  • Paying the IRS with a credit card

    America's friendship with its No. 2 oil supplier, Mexico, has been strained by anti-immigration rhetoric; and the U.S.' No. 4 oil provider is Venezuela -- which just moved to nationalize the industry. Should Yanks be nervous about energy security? Two policy experts appeared on "Power Lunch" to weigh in on the issue.

  • Judy Gold Going For The "Gold," Naturally Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 3:10 PM ET

    Judy Gold is an Emmy-winning comedienne and hosts HBO's "At the Multiplex with Judy Gold".  She's also the celeb on the first hour of  "Morning Call" for our Trading With The Stars portion of our portfolio challenge. She says she's out to win it all.

  • Venezuela, which is pressing ahead quickly with a sweeping raft of nationalizations, has said it is seeking at least 60 percent of the projects that develop the tarry crude from the Caribbean country's east.

  • Buffett's New Buys Friday, 2 Mar 2007 | 6:25 PM ET

    Over the last 42 years, he's navigated bull and bear markets, building the best investment track record of all time. And amid this week's market turmoil, the Oracle of Omaha released some words of wisdom. He's buying stocks! Want to know which ones? CNBC's Dylan Ratigan found out where one of the richest men in the world is putting his money.

  • Video: Analysis of Buffett's Annual Letter Friday, 2 Mar 2007 | 11:05 AM ET

    Searching for nuggets of wisdom from the Oracle of Omaha.

  • Stocks closed higher as comments from a Fed governor added to positive sentiment, building on gains from merger activity and Wal-Mart's better than expected profits. A drop in oil prices sent buyers into consumer stocks and other sectors that benefit from falling energy prices.