With global merger volume running 40% ahead of last year's record levels, and private equity barbarians scooping up one company after the next, the Wall Street rumor mill - in turn - is also running at a record pace.
Cramer admits he can be a bit negative at times. So when he read some recent reports about the competition that Salesforce.com can expect from Microsoft and Oracle, he didn’t hesitate to voice his concerns. But on today’s show, Salesforce.com’s Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff got a chance to tell his side of the story. 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 closed mixed as the Dow Jones Industrials had their worst quarterly performance in almost two years. "What you've seen this quarter is a lot of negative shocks to the system in the market, yet the markets really don't want to go down," said Erik Ristuben of Russell Investment Group.
Viewers want to know what's going on with Dell, CarMax, AAR Corp. and more. Cramer has the answers.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.
The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... Dell's delay... CVS vs. Walgreen... and more. Find out where they see fast money.
Shares of Dell opened lower Friday after news that its internal audit found evidence of potential financial misconduct and accounting irregularities. Some have voiced concern that this investigation could focus on founder, chairman and CEO Michael Dell himself. Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies, and Tom Gardner, CEO of The Motley Fool, joined "Morning Call" to debate the impact.
Dell continues its descent into some kind of financial hell, and analysts on the Street are getting increasingly frustrated by having to tiptoe through a minefield. I wrote about this the first week of March, right before the company released its earnings, which were a mixed bag at best. But now, we get from the company the harshest language yet that Dell's finance office is beset by a lack of discipline, and maybe so much worse.
Shares of the world's second-largest personal computer maker were slightly lower on Friday following the disclosure that an internal audit of its accounting found evidence of misconduct, errors and deficiencies in its financial controls.
The world's second-largest personal computer maker said it is working with its auditors and management to determine whether restatements of past financial statements are needed, and to see if the control deficiencies "constitute a material weakness" in its internal control over financial reporting.
Hewlett-Packard sued computer maker Acer on Tuesday accusing the company of illegally using patented HP technology in a variety of desktops, laptops and displays sold in the U.S.
Stocks ended mixed as the major markets bounced off the day's lows following disappointing monthly housing data. "We may see some weakness, but overall we like the market. I think the direction is going to be higher," said Sebastian Leburn, chief investment officer at Weiss Capital Management, in an interview with CNBC.com.
Palm reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings but lowered its sales outlook."The situation where the company beats and then lowers certainly serves to confirm what Motorola came out and said how price weakness is something that certainly is coming home to roost," David Garrity, director of research at Dinosaur Securities, told CNBC.
Dell, the world's second-largest personal computer maker, unveiled a low-cost PC for China, its fastest-growing market. The PC is priced from about $335 to $520.
Usually Cramer dedicates the second segment of his show to a specific company, but with all the rowdy Longhorns around, he just couldn't resist taking some questions. After all, this is the most interactive show on television.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.
Japanese TV supplier byd:sign Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard at a Texas court, claiming H-P had obstructed byd:sign's flat TV sales in the United States, the Nikkei business daily said on Sunday.
Cramer reiterates his stance on Big Pharma, and tells callers whether to buy or sell Gateway, Titanium Metals and more...
Despite what you’re hearing these days, tech isn’t going to bottom any time soon. Don’t get bamboozled by hopeful analysts – hope is not a part of the equation.
Cramer gives his take on Dell, Under Armour, Bausch & Lomb and more...
After a four year bull market, you need to start trading both sides of the ball.It's a schizophrenic market. Last Tuesday it sold-off violently, then came back with a vengeance. This market may be telling you that the days of buy, hold and hope are over.
The bloodletting continued today as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged another 120 points. When all was said and done, the blue-chip meausure lost more than 4% on the week. The scary part is that no one is exactly sure why. In such an uncertain and potentially treacherous environment, what's your next move?