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  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.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.

  • Walgreen Profit Falls 4% as Costs Rise Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 8:39 AM ET
    Walgreens Store

    Drug store chain Walgreen said Monday its fourth-quarter profit dropped 4 percent on lower reimbursements for some generic drugs and increased store and staff costs.

  • Energy Gains Give S&P Needed Boost Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 9:02 AM ET

    No economic data today but it is quadruple witching expiration, the quarterly S&P rebalancing, and we are approaching the end of the quarter. The good news: for all the worries, the S&P 500 is up 1.02% for the quarter (as of yesterday). The bad news: without the big gains in energy, the index would be down 0.05%. Energy is the biggest sector gainer, up 9.8%.

  • CVS August Same-Store Sales Rise 4.9% Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | 9:09 AM ET

    CVS Caremark, the drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager, Thursday posted a 4.9 percent rise in August sales at stores open at least a year, driven by strong sales of general merchandise.

  • With the markets so volatile, many investors might be tempted to head for the exits. But in these nervous times, there are smart moves you can make to protect your portfolio. CNBC asked the experts what they would buy--and sell--in this type of environment. Here's what they're telling us.

  • CVS

    CVS Caremark said on Thursday quarterly profit more than doubled, topping Wall Street's expectations, aided by the addition of Caremark's pharmacy benefits business and new stores.

  • Potential pitfalls in the credit markets and pressure from steadily rising oil prices could create new turbulence in a stock market that analysts say would otherwise benefit from stronger-than-expected corporate earnings.

  • Restaurants Climb Top U.S. Retailers' List: Report Friday, 29 Jun 2007 | 6:33 AM ET

    In a sign of the growing influence that restaurants have on how and where consumers spend their money, a major retail trade group has included for the first time six restaurant companies on its list of the top 100 retailers, released on Friday.

  • Rite Aid Earnings More than Double Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | 9:27 AM ET
    Customers walk around the exterior of the Rite Aid in Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005. Rite Aid Corp. reported a second-quarter loss that reversed gains from a year ago. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Rite Aid, the third-largest U.S. drugstore chain, posted a higher quarterly profit Thursday as an income tax benefit and a gain on asset sales offset acquisition costs.

  • There are ways to play the stock market when interest rates are rising, analysts say, but investors should proceed with caution. "The market doesn't normally do well with rising interest rates, so a more defensive posture is in order," Bruce Bittles, chief investment strategist at Robert W. Baird, told CNBC.com."

  • Medco Wins Back Big Government Contract; Shares Rise Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 4:50 PM ET

    Medco Health Solutions, the top U.S. prescription benefit manager, has wrested a prized federal contract to handle mail order prescriptions for more than 4 million people back from a top rival.

  • Sell Block Friday, 11 May 2007 | 10:26 AM ET

    Is it time to take profits or cut losses? This is the segment where Cramer lets you know.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.

  • Earnings Report: Disney, CVS, Molson-Coors Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | 2:05 PM ET

    We have an earnings video news report by CNBC/Wall Street Journal Editor Bob O'Brien. Bob looked at three companies--Disney, CVS Caremark and Molson-Coors. Disney reports after the bell today and CVS has already reported. Molson has yet to.

  • CVS/Caremark Profit Up 24%, Outpacing Estimates Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | 9:58 AM ET
    CVS

    Drugstore chain CVS/Caremark said Tuesday first-quarter earnings rose 24.1% on strong sales at its pharmacy and front-end retail business.

  • It’s Not Too Late to Ride the Bull Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | 8:22 PM ET

    Household products, oil drillers, healthcare, materials, telecom, international brokers, agriculture, aerospace, biotech – these are the sectors Cramer thinks will rally the hardest. He suggests you buy now.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 For Your Contest Portfolio?? Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | 4:54 PM ET

    Hi all. Here's a report that ran on CNBC-TV today that might be of interest. It's money manager Mike Koskuba of Victory Capital Management on stocks he thinks have a great upside coming to them--and stock holders. Now, these are not necessarily for you to add to your contest picks (or your personal portfolio) and you might to get tremendous gains, but they are some stocks to think about.

  • Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts reported a 28% rise in quarterly profit Monday that beat Wall Street expectations, helped by increased use of generic drugs, and raised its profit forecast.

  • Texas' Attorney General said he filed a court action against CVS/Caremark, after finding customer records including personal information in a trash dumpster behind one of the chain's Texas stores.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Thursday, 12 Apr 2007 | 9:03 PM ET

    Mattel, CVS, Intuitive Surgical 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.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 9:42 PM ET

    Saks, Acadia Pharma, Geron, Harley Davidson, Walgreen 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.