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  • URS Group Buys Washington Group for $2.3 Billion Tuesday, 29 May 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    Construction services company URS said on Monday it would acquire Washington Group International for about $2.3 billion to expand into the engineering and management of nuclear, infrastructure and environmental projects.

  • Goldman Sachs Expects to Raise Head Count this Year Friday, 25 May 2007 | 4:20 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs Group, a barometer of Wall Street's health, said it expects its head count to increase in the high single-digits in 2007.

  • Slowing Economy Makes Large-Caps a Good Bet Thursday, 24 May 2007 | 11:26 AM ET

    Randy Lert, chief portfolio strategist for Russell Investment Group, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that he believes valuations are now attractive for large-cap stocks.

  • Network Appliance Sees Revenue Downturn, Stock Tumbles Wednesday, 23 May 2007 | 8:38 PM ET

    Network Appliance, a maker of data network storage gear, on Wednesday unexpectedly forecasted a downturn in revenue, blaming a slowdown in U.S. technology spending.  This sent its shares tumbling 20% in after-hours trading.

  • Wall Street Bonuses Seen Heading Even Higher Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    On Wall Street, the rich may get still richer. Investment bankers may see bonuses and other incentive pay rise 10% to 15% from elevated 2006 levels, while gains may be 15% for traders and 20% or more for workers in private equity, according to a study by Johnson Associates, a prominent compensation consultant.

  • Who's the Next Takeover Target? Monday, 21 May 2007 | 7:02 PM ET

    Cramer called two of the latest: aQuantive and Alltel. Here's the name he thinks is next on the list.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.

  • Hot Stocks: Elan, Williams Among Big Movers Monday, 21 May 2007 | 1:28 PM ET

    M&A news and drug trial updates provided some of the catalysts behind the most actively traded stocks on Monday.

  • Medical equipment maker Hologic said it will acquire competitor Cytyc in a cash-and-stock deal worth $6.2 billion.  Cytyc shareholders will receive $16.50 in cash and 0.52 shares of Hologic stock for every share they own, a 33% premium to Cytyc's Friday closing price.

  • Mergers and acquisitions are headed for another record year, fueled by a seemingly endless cascade of private-equity money.  “I can’t think of anything that’s off limits,” says Michael Kelly, managing director at Hamilton Lane. "There are good companies in any industry."

  • Share Buybacks Called Bullish Value Sign Friday, 18 May 2007 | 10:20 AM ET

    Share buybacks are seen driving the market rally. But is the record buyback level really a good thing? Jerry Castellini thinks so. The president and CIO of CastleArk Management explained his optimism to "Squawk on the Street" viewers.

  • Prosecutors Probe Stock-Loan Scheme: Report Thursday, 17 May 2007 | 1:10 PM ET

    Prosecutors are investigating employees of Wall Street banks, including Bear Stearns Cos. and Morgan Stanley, over alleged kickbacks involving short sellers, and may soon bring criminal charges, a published report said.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | 7:47 PM ET

    Ford, Chemed, NYSE Euronext, Syneron Medical and more...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 Word On NYSE, AMAT Earnings... Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | 1:06 PM ET

    The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... NYSE-Euronext ... what will be the "tell" when AMAT reports earnings ... and more. Find out where they're making fast money.

  • Phil Mickelson

    Win on Sunday, buy on Monday. The people at BearingPoint only wish that were the case. Their big endorser Phil Mickelson won the Players on Sunday and gave them plenty of exposure on NBC's coverage of the event thanks to the branding on the visor. But don't expect a stock with a current market cap of $1.43 billion to receive any sort of boost from Mickelson's win alone.

  • The Mother's Day Trade Friday, 11 May 2007 | 8:50 PM ET

    Picking the perfect Mother’s Day gift is becoming big business! Americans are expected to spend almost $16 billion on Mom this year. And if you’re tired of giving her the same old flowers, jewelry or clothing may we suggest a gift that keeps on giving. Click here for the Fast Money Mother’s Day Trade.

  • The Week on Wall Street Friday, 11 May 2007 | 5:43 PM ET

    Stocks closed the week mixed as profit-taking and Fed-driven volatility created seesaw trading action in the major indexes. The Nasdaq posted a weekly decline of 0.4%, the S&P 500 ended flat and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%.

  • Lord Browne Resigns From Goldman Sachs Board Thursday, 10 May 2007 | 1:17 PM ET

    John Browne, the former CEO of BP has lost another job. Today, he resigned from the board of Goldman Sachs.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | 11:56 AM ET

    Ionatron, Diageo, Starbucks, Bank of America and more...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.

  • Private Equity Groups in Talks to Buy Alltel: Reports Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | 7:55 AM ET

    At least three groups of private-equity buyers have formed to pursue a potential purchase of wireless carrier Alltel, according to media reports.

  • Jeff Harte, analyst at Sandler O’Neill, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that many internationally focused financial stocks are undervalued. “My thesis has been that it’s been a tough environment if you’re a domestic-centered bank,” Harte said Tuesday. “The yield curve is flat and credit is probably not going to get a lot better. But from a cyclical standpoint, there’s still a lot of upside revenue-wise from global investment banks.”