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  • With little progress on the overall jobs front, the consumer has ultimately remained very cautious, spurring more tepid spending over the past couple of months. Here is a look at the drop in the major retail stocks since the Morgan Stanley Retail Index hit a two-year high on April 26, 2010.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Actually, there are some related plays that might work even better.

  • If Family Dollar is any indication, then yes. But how long will the run last? Cramer invited CEO Howard Levine onto Mad Money to find out.

  • In an exclusive to CNBC.com, Patty Edwards says "We’re quickly going to start coming up against tougher sales comparisons and retailers are going to have to prove that they’re doing more than just riding calendar shifts and surviving – they’re going to have to be thriving."

  • Stocks slipped Wednesday after a senior Fed member said policy makers should start raising rates to 1 percent soon.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 7.

  • A number of stocks are regaining their losses thanks to a good, old-fashioned narrative, Cramer says.

  • Stocks slipped Wednesday after a senior Fed member said policy makers should start raising rates to 1 percent soon.

  • Yikes! The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that 30-year fixed rate mortgages jumped a quarter point to 5.31 percent (!!) last week, the highest level level since August. Little wonder the volume of mortgage applications fell 11 percent. Also: retailer optimism and a caution on bank earnings. (UPDATED)

  • Stocks were weak Wednesday amid jitters about Greece's debt problems and the 10-year Treasury auction this afternoon.

  • Yikes! The Mortgage Bankers Association reported that 30-year fixed rate mortgages jumped a quarter point to 5.31 percent (!!) last week, the highest level level since August. Little wonder the volume of mortgage applications fell 11 percent. Also: retailer optimism and a caution on bank earnings.

  • U.S. stock index futures edged slightly lower ahead of the open Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average poised just below the psychologically important 11,000-point mark.

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    Comments from the current and former Fed chairmen may spice up an otherwise quiet day for economic news on Wednesday. Debt will also in focus as the Treasury gears up for the sale of 10-year notes.

  • This week Cramer will offer his top five plays on this soon-to-be-resurgent state.

  • There are exactly five sectors where analysts have, on average, raised their earnings estimates during the last month, and exactly five sectors where analysts have negatively revised their consensus estimates.

  • Another strong round of retail sales came in this morning, with broad gains across the board in February despite wintry weather throughout much of the Midwest and East Coast.

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  • Allen Questrom

    How to get jobs growing again is an issue that is front and center on the minds of retailers, according to panelist speaking at the National Retail Federation's annual convention.