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  • Why are the markets yawning even though the President has announced a stimulus package? The reason is that 1) The extent of the consumer slowdown is uncertain, and 2) The extent of the global slowdown is uncertain.

  • So where are we? The markets yawned at the President's stimulus plan, which is short on details; we are now at the lows of the day, the month, the last 52-weeks on the S&P 500. Any stimulus plan is good news, but the problem is the Street wants MORE: more stimulus, more cuts, more fear--more sense of a bottom that really is not yet present.

  • So for bulls and bears it's a tough call either way: 1) How much do you believe the U.S. consumer is slowing down, and 2) How much ancillary slowdown will the global economy see. Bears say consumer slowdown has just begun, and global slowdown is just starting, with the U.K. already slowing.

  • WASHOUT: Stocks Plunge as Slaughter Continues Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 7:53 PM ET

    With the Dow down nearly 15% from its high and the S&P at a 15-month low, the seemingly inevitable bear market is creeping closer. The traders help navigate these choppy waters in the Word on the Street.

  • Tech Bargains In Volatile Market Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 2:21 PM ET
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    The market's having another mixed day as investors wonder which way stocks are going. CNBC talked to some of the experts to get their take on where to invest now. Here's what some of them are saying.

  • IDEXX for Defense Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 8:24 PM ET

    Pet diagnostics are a step above humans in the investment food chain. And they might be a better play in this environment. Cramer explains why. 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.

  • Outsourcing Is Good – for Investors Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    To politicians, railing against it brings votes. To companies, it cuts costs. But to Cramer, it’s a chance to make Homegamers some mad money.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.

  • Tech's Back Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 3:34 PM ET

    Here are the best stocks you probably overlooked.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.

  • Market Insider/Tuesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 12:07 AM ET

    Important economic data will compete with Citigroup's much-anticipated earnings report ahead of Tuesday's opening bell. Retail sales data is being particularly watched to see if it is weak enough to prompt the Fed to cut rates even before its regular meeting at the end of the month.

  • Stocks Shake Off The Blues Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 7:01 PM ET

    Wall Street advanced sharply Monday, with solid preliminary results from IBM encouraging investors to go back into the stock market. What's the word on the Street?

  • Trading The Big Blue Blowout Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 4:59 PM ET

    IBM Monday crushed its fourth quarter numbers by 20 cents and beat by more than a billion on the top line. Is it a fluke or a sign the global growth story remains on track?

  • Tech Stocks: Playing The 'IBM Surprise' Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 4:45 PM ET

    IBM posted a 24 percent profit rise in a preliminary earnings release on Monday. The computer company's shares climbed as much as 10 percent. Peter Misek, technology analyst at Canaccord Adams, weighed in on IBM -- and offered CNBC his investment insights for other tech stocks.

  • Stop Trading!: Navigate with Magellan Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    The Magellan Fund's focus on tech and energy is "so right" for this environment, Cramer says.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.

  • Stocks Rally on IBM's Bullish Outlook Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 2:55 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher after IBM's improved outlook kicked off a market rally.

  • IBM Profit Easily Tops Forecast, Aided by Weak Dollar Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 11:44 AM ET

    IBM reported better-than-expected preliminary quarterly results Monday on strong performances in Asia, Europe and emerging markets, driving its shares up 10 percent and spurring a broader tech rally.

  • IBM: Proving That Tech Sector Is Strong? Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 10:32 AM ET

    You knew it was coming simply because we all know that stocks, particularly tech stocks, don't move in only one direction despite what we've seen since Jan. 1. It took a stunning IBM pre-announcement to get the ball rolling, and that ball is rolling, fast.

  • Monday Outlook: IBM Lift, Sears Drift Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 10:13 AM ET

    The haves and have nots this earnings period could come down to who has the biggest foreign exposure. Look what happened with IBM today. The weak dollar is its friend.

  • U.S. Markets: Set To Outperform Europe? Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 9:00 AM ET

    Is the U.S. market getting beaten-up enough to get interesting? Strategists at Credit Suisse seems to think so. They are recommending a 5 percent overweight in U.S. stocks because the Fed is likely to cut rates to respond to the slowing economy quicker than their European counterparts.

  • Markets Show "Rotation" During Week Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | 4:36 PM ET

    A change in sentiment? This week saw interesting rotation in the markets. Beaten up financials were looking for a bottom, with the largest ones up for the week. Retailers showed no signs of bottoming, most of the large ones at 52-week lows. Ditto for restaurants.

  • Buying Into Financials: The Good News And Bad Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | 3:42 PM ET

    Quarterly reports next week from Citi, JP Morgan, Washington Mutual, Wells Fargo, Comerica, Merrill Lynch, PNC. There are plenty looking to go long after the reports are out, based on valuation. For example, Citi and Wells Fargo are trading in the bottom 10 percent of their historical valuation.