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  • Halftime Report: Are The Bulls Back? Friday, 4 Sep 2009 | 1:18 PM ET

    Considering investors stepped into this market and bid shares higher even with unemployment at a 26-year high, is it safe to assume the bulls are back?

  • Pee Is For Pharma, Pfizer & Profits Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 3:02 PM ET
    Pharma Stocks

    Critics have been saying for years that big pharma's been pi..., er, throwing away money on relatively unproductive research and development of new drugs. But a new study shows urine could eventually provide a new revenue stream.

  • Labs Under Pressure Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009 | 3:58 PM ET

    Companies that provide laboratory services are down late in the day on talk that the the new Senate Finance Committee bill on healthcare will contain a co-pay for labs that will save some $20 billion over 10 years, which may put pressure on profits of those companies.

  • The S&P 500's Leanest Companies Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 11:04 AM ET
    Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb to over 10 percent in 2009 as major companies streamline operations to combat the recession.  But how far can this streamlining really go? For many companies, revenues hinge on worker productivity, and for most operations, per-worker profits and revenues are many multiples of average employee salaries. The measure of revenue per employee also helps shed light on a firm's money-making efficiency and likelihood it will

    Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb to over 10 percent in 2009. But how far can this streamlining really go? See the S&P 500's leanest companies.

  • Recession-Fighter Stocks (Part 1) Friday, 8 Aug 2008 | 1:18 PM ET

    David Pearl of Epoch Investment Partners and David Moon of Moon Capital Management offered CNBC their insights. (Part 1: Medical Services)

  • Lightning Round: Airgas, Statoil and More Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | 7:27 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stock Picks: Healthcare, Clinical Labs and More Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    With stocks sharply lower today, shareholders need to protect their portfolios. So what are some of the best defensive stock picks? CNBC asked the experts.

  • Stop Trading!: 'Fort Knox Stocks' No More Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 3:10 PM ET

    Comcast, Lab Corp., Zimmer Holdings and others are all down today, but the still the market rallies. 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.

  • Recent spikes in Quest Diagnostics's stock price suggest the No. 1 medical testing company could be the latest buyout target in health care, but its valuation and debt load may keep private equity bidders at bay.

  • LaBranche to Review Strategic Options Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | 10:37 AM ET

    Specialist trading company LaBranche on Monday said it will review strategic alternatives for the business and said it expects a second-quarter loss.

  • The parent of the New York Stock Exchange has been accused in a $4 billion lawsuit of providing worse prices on trades executed through its electronic SuperDOT system than those handled by floor traders.

  • Mad Mail for Monday, March 26 Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 3:28 PM ET

    Cramer goes through the mailbag, answering questions about IPOs, oil service companies 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.

  • Mad Money's Monopolistic Merger Picks Wednesday, 21 Feb 2007 | 8:06 PM ET

    As far as Cramer is concerned, the Sirius-XM Satellite Radio proposed deal is just the first of many coming over the next two years as corporations race to beat a potential Democratic White House in 2008. But which companies are in the best poised to profit?