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  • Cramer: How to make money in wild market swings Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:13 PM ET
    Al Pacino portrays Tony Montana, a Cuban immigrant turned kingpin, in a scene from the film "Scarface."

    Jim Cramer thinks this market is like the movie "Scarface." He teaches investors how to make money in a wild market.

  • Next for oil: Mergers, layoffs and 'death spirals' Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:44 AM ET
    A floor hand for Raven Drilling works on an oil rig, drilling into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    An oncoming wave of oil industry job cuts and restructuring is only the first inning of a long game, experts tell CNBC.

  • U.S. securities class action lawsuits shrink in size Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    Losses claimed by shareholders, measured by how much stock prices fell when alleged frauds were disclosed, shrank 45 percent in 2014 to an eight-year low of $57 billion, a study released Tuesday by Cornerstone Research and Stanford Law School showed. The average size dropped to $34 million, a three-year low, in 2014 from $86 million a year earlier, a study released...

  • Oil patch layoffs a drop in the bucket Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 2:35 PM ET
    A Halliburton worker walks through an Anadarko Petroleum Corporation hydraulic fracturing site north of Dacono, Colo., Aug. 12, 2014.

    Lower crude prices are forcing layoffs in the oil patch, but the numbers are small compared to overall job growth.

  • Titans of the sector such as Schlumberger NV and Halliburton Co may have a chance to scoop up assets and know-how from rivals less able to weather the downturn, as their deeper pockets give them a major tactical advantage. Schlumberger was one of his top three holdings as of end-December, according to the fund fact sheet. Norway's Seadrill Ltd for instance has...

  • Oil majors seek to claw back costs from service firms Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    While keen to avoid accusations of ganging up to force terms on suppliers, they are exploring measures that are likely to put further pressure on services companies such as Schlumberger and Halliburton, which have already cut thousands of jobs as business shrinks. In 2000 s, when we became rich, we became less cost-efficient, "said Claudio Descalzi, chief...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St edges up on ECB hopes, but IBM weighs Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:09 AM ET

    *IBM shares fall after results, Netflix rallies. NEW YORK, Jan 21- U.S. stocks were flat on Wednesday as reports that new stimulative measures would be announced by the European Central Bank, though a tepid outlook from IBM limited the day's gains. The ECB's Executive Board has proposed a quantitative easing program that would see the ECB buy roughly 50 billion...

  • Cramer Remix: Netflix after the big news Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:05 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Netflix shocked Wall Street, and “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer has got his review.

  • Cramer: The hot commodity opportunity of low oil Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 6:57 PM ET
    A Halliburton Co. worker walks through an Anadarko Petroleum Corp. hydraulic fracturing (fracking) site north of Dacono, Colorado.

    Jim Cramer compares statements of three oil companies, and finds this one is the real winner.

  • Today's late day rally doesn't make me feel better Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:25 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    There are several macro issues that are weighing on the markets, Bob Pisani says.

  • Stocks land in positive terrain as volatility reigns Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 4:17 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 31, 2014.

    Stocks rose on Tuesday as investors tracked the price of oil and fourth-quarter earnings.

  • *FXCM plummets, details loan agreement. NEW YORK, Jan 20- U.S. stocks closed little changed on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund reduced its growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016, increasing speculation central banks would take more aggressive policy moves to spark economic improvement. "Any sense at all that the ECB disappoints, you will see the...

  • HOUSTON— Oil services company Baker Hughes Inc. will lay off about 7,000 workers as it prepares for a downturn in orders because of the plunge in crude prices, the company said Tuesday. The layoffs represent about an 11 percent cut to the 62,000- plus workers Baker Hughes says it employs worldwide. Oil services rival Halliburton had announced in November it...

  • *FXCM plummets, details loan agreement. NEW YORK, Jan 20- U.S. stocks dipped on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund reduced its growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016, but the outlook also boosted hopes central banks would take more aggressive policy moves to spark economic improvement. "It looks like the Fed is super happy to pass that torch to the next...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls after IMF cuts growth outlook Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:48 PM ET

    *FXCM plummets 90 percent, details loan agreement. NEW YORK, Jan 20- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016, though the move spurred hopes that central banks would take more aggressive policy stances to accelerate economic improvement. The upside to seeing less international growth is...

  • *Halliburton says job cuts to be in line with primary competitors. Jan 20- Oilfield service providers Baker Hughes Inc and Halliburton Co plan to cut thousands of jobs as drilling activity slows further due to a steep fall in crude oil prices. Baker Hughes, which is being acquired by Halliburton in a near- $35 billion deal, said earlier in the day it would lay off 7,000...

  • Halliburton, Baker Hughes see a tough 2015 Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:22 AM ET

    Baker Hughes and Halliburton posted better-than-expected profits, but warned that a drop in drilling due to weak oil prices would hurt results in 2015.

  • *Oil lower again; Halliburton rises after results. *FXCM shares plummet 90 percent, details loan agreement. NEW YORK, Jan 20- U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016, though the move spurred hopes that central banks would take more aggressive policy stances to accelerate economic...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed lawsuits to move forward against government contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan by declining to hear appeals filed by KBR Inc and Halliburton Co.. Staff Sergeant Ryan Maseth, who died in 2008 after being electrocuted in his barracks in Iraq. There are a series of cases against private contractors...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed lawsuits to move forward against government contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan by declining to hear appeals filed by KBR Inc and Halliburton Co..