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  • The latest durable goods report triggered new reasons to worry about the economy. Can you still profit in this tape?

  • Michael Browne, portfolio manager of Sofaer Global, told CNBC that “We didn’t have that ability to react in 1991 to 1993 in the way we can react today.”

  • Bulls and bears are debating what the earnings season really indicates, but Robert Doll, vice chairman and CIO of global equities at BlackRock, is siding with the bulls.

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    Stocks opened lower Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. And a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market. Mortgage applications also fell for the first time in four weeks. Read and listen to what the pros had to say...

  • Stocks declined Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. Plus, a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market.

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    It's a kiss-your-sister kind of deal, and stock trading in both companies reflect it. It's been a long wait. And after all this time, shareholders will still be forced to wait -- a lot longer -- to see if the deal was worth waiting for.

  • What happened to China? The Shanghai Composite closed down 5 percent, it's biggest one day drop this year; at one point it was down 8 percent intraday.

  • Futures tumbled Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. Plus, a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market.

  • This chipmaker is at the center of a trend on par with the PC’s mass adoption. Cramer interviewed the CEO to find out if the stock is worth buying.

  • If history is our guide, then yes, Cramer says. Find out how to play it.

  • These are the stocks that will work – and those that won’t – when the market pulls back.

  • Splinter Cell: Conviction

    With video game sales already 12 percent behind last year's pace, video game publishers and retailers have been counting heavily on a strong holiday season to help turn things around. More and more, though, that's looking unlikely.

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    This was a strange earnings season. But it has been a remarkably strange economy. But when you look at the big names in tech, including Intel, IBM, Apple, Google, Yahoo, eBay, Microsoft, and the big names on Wall Street, there was a bizarre disconnect over what was expected, and what was realized.

  • Not since Michael Phelps captured his record eighth Olympic gold medal has a nation been so captivated by a single broadcast event. What am I referring to? Friday's fine edition of "Options Action", of course.

  • Alan Blinder, former Fed governor and Princeton economist, wrote articles for both the Wall Street Journal on Friday and the New York Times on Sunday. (I wonder if he's campaigning for something.) The Journal article was especially interesting. He said,"The US economy appears to be hitting bottom," and the second-half GDP could well be a 3% annual rate of gain or more.

  • Plus, Cramer makes the call on green stocks, tech and more.

  • Don’t think stocks are resilient, the Mad Money host says. Another force is at work here.

  • Conflicting information about the outlook for technology has left many investors confused. The traders along with Juniper’s CEO sort it out!

  • The session ended Friday with mixed results. The Dow and the S&P 500 closed slightly higher however the Nasdaq could not continue its winning ways.

  • All the major US indexes were up 4% or greater for the week, after closing roughly flat for the day on Friday. The Dow crossed and remained above 9,000 on Friday, posting its best 2-week percent gain since late March 2000.