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  • The Fast Money Misfires Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 10:46 AM ET

    Sometimes a stock is hot and other times it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.

  • Stock Selloff Offers Good Opportunity for Investors Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | 4:25 PM ET

    Instead of panicking, investors should look for ways to weather--and yes, profit from--the expected economic slowdown.

  • Here We Go Again Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 1:18 PM ET

    Here we go again. The violent swings we saw during the summer apparently will join us in the fall. The Dow plunged 177 points on Wednesday, after a 91 point jump the day before. What's a trader to do in a volatile market like this?

  • Retail Numbers: Too Good For Rate Cut? Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | 9:03 AM ET

    Looks like Costco's disappointing August store sales was an anomaly. The good news is that retailers beat expectations, almost across the board. A number of retailers noted that some school districts in Texas and Florida went back to school a week later, which gave a boost in August.

  • Stocks End With Broad Losses on Fed's Economic Report Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 4:13 PM ET

    Stocks closed broadly lower and the Dow saw a triple-digit loss amid mixed signals from the Federal Reserve and weak economic data. "I think the market is going through a tremendous amount of uncertainties," said John Manley, private client strategist at Smith Barney.

  • Stop Trading! Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 3:48 PM ET

    Investors should think of today's pullback in Costco as a buying opportunity, 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.

  • Costco Shares Tumble on Disappointing Sales Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 10:34 AM ET
    A Costco employee pulls shopping charts at a Costco Wholesale store.

    Warehouse retailer Costco Wholesale reported weaker-than-expected August sales, which were hurt by lower gasoline prices, weaker tobacco demand and a decline in store traffic, and shares fell as much as 6 percent in early trading.

  • Stop Trading! Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 4:22 PM ET
    Stop Trading

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson may say the fundamentals of the economy are sound, but Cramer isn't buying 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.

  • A BJ's Wholesale Club in Stoneham, Massachusetts.

    Several retailers posted improved quarterly earnings on Tuesday, but many remained cautious about the rest of the year.Retail stocks were mixed in reaction, with shares of upscale retailers such as Saks trading lower, while club stores such as BJ Wholesale Club gained ground. Both were among those reporting results Tuesday.

  • U.S. Stocks ended sharply lower on renewed fears about credit markets and global liquidity. "The message of the markets today is that the credit problem is significantly more than what was being forecast or expected by private sector economists and the Federal Reserve," said Hugh Johnson of  Johnson Illington Advisors. "This sharp decline is very scary."

  • U.S. discounters and department stores reported strong July sales on Thursday, but clothing stores suffered from a slow start to the back-to-school shopping season.

  • Total back-to-school spending is expected to rise 6.9% this year from 2006, though consumer spending on apparel is not expected to rise significantly, as consumers splurged on apparel last year.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007 | 7:55 PM ET

    First Solar, Brocade, Costco 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.

  • Healing Healthcare: Wall Street Winners & Losers Saturday, 28 Jul 2007 | 1:18 PM ET

    As the push for universal health care in the U.S. heats up on Capitol Hill, market experts say generic drug stocks and pharmaceutical distributors should perform well, while the hit to big pharma may not be as bad as some anticipate.

  • Profits From the PC Market Thursday, 26 Jul 2007 | 10:07 AM ET

    Dell and Hewlett-Packard are in the sweet spot right now. If investors wait until September to buy these stocks, it might be too late. 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.

  • Wal-Mart's Apparel Merchandising Head Resigns Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 3:10 PM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores said Friday that Claire Watts, executive vice president in charge of the discount chain's apparel merchandise, has resigned to "pursue other career interests." The move comes as the world's largest retailer continues to work to revive sales in the flagging division.

  • British Retailer Cuts Potter Price to $10 Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 4:11 AM ET

    Maybe it should be called "Harry Potter and the Deathly Discounts." British retailer Asda Group said Thursday that it would sell the final installment of the Harry Potter series for just 5 pounds ($10), just over one-fourth of the recommended retail price.

  • Mad Mail Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | 11:46 AM ET

    Does Manitowic qualify for the $80-to-$120 rule? Should I schnitzel Rite Aid? What do I do with Cemex? Cramer answers viewers' questions.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.

  • Retailers, including industry leader Wal-Mart Stores , reported June sales that topped Wall Street's lowered expectations on Thursday, raising hope for the back-to-school shopping season.

  • Target

    A source very close to the situation confirmed to me that Pershing Square Capital--a fund run by activist investor Bill Ackman--has been buying stock in discounter Target and has accumulated more than five percent of outstanding shares. The Securities and Exchange Commission filing of that purchase is expected to be made next week.