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  • The Thunder From Down Under Sends Stocks Higher Tuesday, 6 Oct 2009 | 9:33 AM ET

    Global stock markets are higher overnight due to...Australia? Yep. The central bank there became the first G20 country to raise interest rates, by 25 basis points to 3.25 points. The Australian dollar jumped to a 14-month high, and stocks rose as well.

  • A Race in Cardiology Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 1:06 PM ET
    Heart Drawing

    A race is on to develop the potentially next big thing in heart surgery: a replacement valve that can be implanted through thin tubes known as catheters rather than by traditional open-heart surgery.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Is Boston Scientific Positioned For a Decline? Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 8:26 AM ET

    Boston Scientific has rallied back to its highest levels since last year's financial crisis and is scheduled to discuss a key defibrillator trial this morning, prompting one large investor to position for a potential decline.

  • Why The Best Ideas Have Something Missing Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | 12:17 PM ET
    "Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing" book

    Author Matthew May lays down the gauntlet with this beautiful challenge, "Savvy innovators understand that what isn’t there can often trump what is there."

  • Are Stocks Stuck In A Rut? Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 5:33 PM ET

    The market traded sideways on Tuesday with Dow finishing slightly lower and the S&P 500 closing a little higher.

  • It's Correction Time Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 9:33 AM ET

    Russia's RTS Index was the first global index to hit the correction stage (down 23 percent since hitting its recent high on June 2nd), but now the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (EEM in its ETF form) is also down double-digits since hitting its recent high on June 1st.

  • Medtronic Paid Accused Doctor $788,000 Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | 6:34 AM ET

    Medtronic said on Wednesday that it had paid nearly $800,000 over an eight-year period to a former military surgeon who has been accused by the Army of falsifying a medical journal study involving one of the company’s products.

  • Medtronic Clarifies CEO Hawkins Statement On Consultant Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | 12:24 PM ET

    Medtronic spokesman Steve Cragle sent CNBC this clarification to Mr. Hawkins' answer to Mike Huckman's question regarding the Senate investigation into a doctor who has done consulting work for MDT.

  • Medtronic's Public Relations Devices Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 1:21 PM ET
    Medtronic

    Medtronic may have set a record. The world's biggest medical device maker put out six press releases this morning.

  • Behind This Morning's Drop Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 9:47 AM ET

    Futures dropped as housing starts for April came in at 458,000, well below expectations of 520,000, and permits came in at 494,000, also well below expectations of 530,000. However, most of the drop is attributable to lower multifamily construction; single family starts and permits rose, though they are still low.

  • Invest in These 5-Star Picks: Strategist Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 1:39 PM ET

    How does a five-star fund manager approach investing when uncertainty is high? “Every recession we’ve had has ended and this one will end as well,” said Robert Zagunis, 5-star portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management.

  • M Is For Boston Scientific And Pfizer Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 12:23 PM ET

    This takes the prize for the most dangerously optimistic acronym for a clinical trial. But MADIT (pronounced "made it") made it. Some folks with a lot of chutzpah at Guidant, now owned by Boston Scientific, apparently came up with the name for their big studies on implantable cardio defibrillators.

  • Buy Stocks While Valuations are Attractive: Strategist Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 4:19 PM ET

    The recession is likely to continue throughout the year, but valuations for stocks are looking attractive right now, said Jack Liebau, president and portfolio manager at Liebau Asset Management.

  • Beating Swine Flu W/Movil Phones Monday, 4 May 2009 | 3:19 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer makes the call on retail, health care and more.

  • Pops & Drops: eBay, General Motors... Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 7:21 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of eBay and General Motors popped while ConocoPhillips and Steel Dynamics dropped.

  • Obama the Punisher Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 6:51 PM ET

    The president’s more concerned with retribution than recovery, Cramer says.

  • Charts Point to 15 Growth Stocks Friday, 27 Feb 2009 | 6:13 PM ET

    Amid the gloom, Birinyi Associates' Cleve Rueckert found what he sees as a bright spot in the stock market. In a note, he says growth is the place to be, based on performance of the S&P's Pure Growth Index versus the S&P Pure Value Index. Here's his list of 15 stocks in the S&P 500 that fit three key growth criteria.

  • Dow and S&P At 11-Year Lows Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 5:49 PM ET

    The Dow and S&P slumped to 11-year lows on Monday as investors lost faith that the U.S. government will be able to stabilize the financial system.