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  • Software analyst John DiFucci notes a startling development at Oracle.  "What we've seen all across the S&P is, people cutting their dividends, cutting them significantly; Oracle's instituting a new dividend," he told CNBC. "What that says is, Oracle's management team is confident in its free cash flow."

  • Doug MacKay, president and CIO of Broadleaf Partners, is big on early cycle and innovation plays: "I think you want to focus on...consumer discretionary and even financials that usually emerge out of (recession) earliest."

  • It seems that Hewlett-Packard is coming under attack with rivals launching an all out blitz to steal market share. What’s next for this stock?

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    Stocks surged on Tuesday after an unexpected leap in housing starts pushed Home Depot and other retailers higher...

  • After a rocky start, stocks barreled higher Tuesday fueled by a surge in techs and a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February.  Even banks posted strong gains.

  • Plus, Cramer makes the call on JPMorgan Chase, Hewlett-Packard, Goldman Sachs and more.

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    In today’s Fast Money final call, with big deals being made in big Pharma, is this a one-sector phenomenon? Pete Najarian, co-founder of OptionMonster.com, doesn’t think so.

  • Plus, Cramer makes the call on gaming stocks, inflation hedges, buybacks and dividends, the world’s cheapest car and more.

  • Stocks took off like a rocket Tuesday, with the Dow gaining a whopping 5.8 percent, as banks rallied after a combination of encouraging news from the sector. The Nasdaq jumped 7.1 percent.

  • As of midday Tuesday, all major indices are up 4 percent or greater.  If the rally holds, the S&P 500, Dow, and NASDAQ Composite would be poised for their biggest percent increase since late November of last year.

  • As General Electric continues to fall, the company that once boasted a half trillion dollar market cap, is now at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500.

  • The only stock mutual fund manager to have actually gained ground in 2008 says it's time for investors to get back into stocks. So what looks good to him now?

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    The number of job cuts continued to soar in February 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.

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    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.

  • If Press Secretary Robert Gibbs needs proof that President Obama's spending plans are hurting the markets, then he should look at the Dow. Or the S&P 500. Or the Nasdaq...

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    Forget the days of companies flying employees to exotic locales to rally the troops and strategize.

  • Stocks enter the last trading day of the month with a near 10% decline and the promise that this will be the second worst February ever.

  • European stocks rose Thursday on the back of the UK government's announcement that it would be launching a scheme which could end up insuring more than $712 billion worth of toxic assets in a bid to get lending flowing again.

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    The Dow and S&P slumped to 11-year lows on Monday as investors lost faith that the U.S. government will be able to stabilize the financial system.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.