As the Fed meets and earnings news rains down, the big question in the week ahead is whether the S&P 500 can manage a break out.» Read More
Plus, Cramer opines on a retail resurgence and ConAgra.
OPEC ministers went ahead with a decision to reduce oil output, as they set out to defend the $100 price level for crude oil. ... The majority of members prevailed upon a reluctant Saudi Arabia to go along with the reduction. It is not surprising to see Saudi Arabia go along...
Oil at $300?! Charles Maxwell, Weeden & Co. senior energy analyst, told CNBC about the market forces that could push oil prices way, way above recent highs.
The recent correction in gold and oil prices might not be completely over. Stefan Risse, chief market strategist at CMC Markets, told CNBC why he thinks investors should be wary.
Some of the world's red-hot economies may be losing their clout, but Peter Andersen still thinks American companies with significant international exposure are the best ideas for investors.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis. It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years. Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.
Barry James has a checklist for worthy investments. To be attractive, a stock must have good relative value, good historical corporate earnings, and good relative price strength.
Oil dominated the news again during the week, though crude prices fell back for a change. Economic data also moved the markets, which finished up for the week.
Is this a once in a generation chance to buy financials?
"Most of the mundane things in this world make money," Neil Hennessy told CNBC. The 5-star fund manager praises stocks an investor might easily overlook.
Most business news this week took a back seat to oil's relentless climb, but there were still some notable moments. And CNBC guests had plenty of stocks to recommend for worried investors.
Its price has become one of the most widely discussed, debated and feared topics on Wall Street and on Main Street. But what's next? Will it continue to climb toward a "super spike" or have we seen the top for oil prices?
To help investors survive the current market volatility, CNBC asked the experts where they're placing their bets in this environment.
Five-star fund manager Barry James says it's a tough time to be putting money into the stock market -- but an investor would be wise to focus on large-cap stocks.
Not so fast, Cramer says. Plus his thoughts on American Superconductor, UBS and more.
The Mad Money host couldn't care less about all the talk of higher costs. At least not when pricing is rising, too.
Earnings Season shifted into high gear, both corporate results and economic statistics were all over the proverbial map, and investors and traders found opportunities in some unlikely places.
The company's genetically modified seeds are just what the world needs.