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Nobody can escape the short-term insanity of this market, Cramer said, so look for companies that will perform well over time.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.
U.S. engineering companies are expected to get a boost from increased spending on infrastructure, said Frank Holmes, chief executive and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors, on CNBC's “Morning Call.”
Electric cable stocks currently seem to be strong, Stifel Nicolaus analyst Jeff Beach told “Power Lunch” viewers. ... "I look at strong infrastructure spending trends and then try to find the leading companies in the trends,” said Beach, who was recently named as the No.1 electronic and electrical equipment analyst by The Wall Street Journal's “Best on the Street” survey.
Stocks closed solidly higher as investors took encouragement from more than $10 billion of announced acquisitions. "We think the one-day drop of a week or so ago was way overdone," Bob Turner, chief investment officer at Turner Investment Partners, told CNBC. "The trend that's been in place over the last several years of an upward bias to the market is still in place."
Quanta Services said Monday it is acquiring InfraSource Services in a $1.26 billion deal aimed at boosting its ability to provide contracting services to the electric power, natural gas and telecommunications industries.
Merger madness is gripping Wall Street this morning and stocks, so far, are ready to sprint higher at the open. European markets are trading higher, and Asian stocks rose overnight, with a weaker yen helping lift Japan's Nikkei more than 1.6%.