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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.
Government bail-outs in the wake of financial wreckage have inundated news headlines across the globe. Capital injections by the government into leading American banks under the U.S. Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) have been redefined across multiple sectors. With so many institutions holding bad assets and seeking to tap TARP, a new index by the NasdaqOMX Group was introduced as the Government Relief Index (QGRI) to track the performance of U.S. listed companies that are participants of U.S. government sponsored relief programs such as TARP.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Mad Money host and CGM Focus Fund's Ken Heebner go head-to-head on which stocks work after Wednesday’s Federal Reserve statement.
The New York Times said Wednesday it hired banking firm Goldman Sachs to help it sell its stake in the Boston Red Sox baseball team.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is no Hank Paulson when it comes to his personal finances.
The big money is disappearing, and with it some status and power. Yes, the highest of high fliers are still rich, some spectacularly so. But their stature seems to sink with every point of the Dow. The whole cult and ethos of Wall Street, which lured so many bright minds, is in retreat.
That is the question this year about Davos. In such troubled economic times, expected participants—from Wall Street To Washington—are dropping like flies.
Movement in a few key sectors could give stocks a much-needed boost.
Plus, get Cramer's calls on Google, Yahoo!, Schlumberger, Citigroup and more.
Considering there are so many challenges facing the financials, are any poised to profit?