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Cramer talks TARP, bad banks and rescue plans. Plus, new stock calls.
It seems traders are following in his footsteps today, with the major averages idling.
As Wall Street speculates about whether former investment banks will give back TARP money, Goldman Sachs rose in overnight trading after seeing heavy stock and options volume during Friday regular session.
Hailed as the path forward for a Wall Street in disarray, the merger offered Merrill a chance to rebound from billions of dollars in mortgage-related mistakes, but it soured at lightning speed.
A wide range of measures to ease the credit crunch will be announced Tuesday and they may now include financial aid to several insurance companies, according to a source.
Cramer has a few ideas on how to rectify the president’s less-than-stellar first few weeks in office.
The plan will get "credit flowing again to families and businesses", the government says, and is also expected to include measures to aid financial firms.
Sometimes all the stock market needs is a little tough love. Well, it looks like they're gonna' get it and here's how you can trade it!
The Obama administration plan to be announced Monday envisions a smaller, secondary role for the bad bank concept and will also involve less money than first thought.
Pete Najarian has been telling you to keep an eye on Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Is it time to make a move?
Companies that can, do. The rest? They cost the Dow 122 points on Wednesday. Cramer pays homage to peak performance.
The Dow fell on Wednesday after a glum profit forecast from Kraft signaled consumers are skimping even on the basics.
Plus, Cramer makes his call on the return of the rails.
These days the most cash-rich companies often sell mobile phones rather than mortgages. Cramer tells you who's who in the changing market landscape.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will invest $300 million in motorcycle-maker Harley-Davidson, getting a very impressive 15 percent annual interest rate for its money. While Buffett is getting well paid for taking on the risk, it does appear to be a vote of confidence in the ability of Harley, and its well-known brand, to survive the current economic downturn.
Monday was the last day of Iris Chau’s 11-year career at JPMorgan Chase and she says there’s a lot she’ll miss about the job, including her colleagues, her paycheck and her role managing a technical support team. But one thing she won’t miss about JPMorgan: telling people that she works there.
David Dietze of Point View Financial Services sees light at the end of the tunnel. He's cautiously optimistic about financial stocks.
Restaurateur Danny Meyer says that cost-cutters may have the wrong business model for this recession.
The Dow and S&P 500 fell on Monday as uncertainty about the Obama administration's plan to stem bank losses dragged down financial shares.
Not even big layoffs can convince investors that companies are shoring up their balance sheet and are a safe place to put money.