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Plus, Cramer explains why Cisco's next year be on the bullish side of the spectrum.
Bob Auer of the Auer Growth Fund has some definite standards for choosing stocks. He gets a chance to use them every earnings season — and this tough time is no exception.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The market suffered steep losses in 2008, but some companies defied the odds and ended the year with impressive gains.
The market has seen steep losses this year, but First Niagara Financial Group is coming out of 2008 with impressive gains. The parent of First Niagara bank, a regional bank in New York state, is up more than 30 percent year-to-date.
The Treasury Department's $700 billion bailout plan, also known as the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), is one of the main U.S. tools to address the financial crisis.
Want to position your portfolio for the recovery? Then fly in the face of the crowd calling for big-cap equities. So says William Greiner, chief investment officer of UMB Asset Management. He told CNBC he believes the U.S. is already in a recession -- and says the best thing to do is buy small-cap stocks.