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  • While the stock market continues to reach new highs for the year, dividend yields for the thirty stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial index have remained relatively unchanged in the past seven months.

  • Health-care reform is now law, but it comes at some cost to investors. Because part of the bill that President Obama signed on March 23 includes increased taxes on capital gains and dividends.Now, Cramer always has recommended dividend stocks as great protection again economic and market volatility. But if investors are pocketing less money as a result of higher taxes, then this strategy has to change.The solution then, as he sees it, is to find even bigger dividend yields. That way investors st

    Cramer pulled together a basket of some of his top dividend-paying companies. It’s a starter kit of sorts, a diversified mini-portfolio that should protect investors against the tax man.

  • According to charts, yes, Cramer says. And better than AT&T, too.

  • These five high-yielding stocks could shield you from what Cramer thinks is a coming sell-off – or two.

  • Palm Pre

    Palm's third quarter earnings report was strange. The company itself just a few weeks ago revised its revenue outlook dramatically lower, to a range of $285 million to $310 million. The company reported $366 million instead.

  • Google Nexus One

    After the first wave of early smartphone adopters rushed in, the growth of smartphone use continues to expand as older Americans are now starting to trade up to more techy, fun phones. This is more evidence that marketers can't ignore the trend.

  • Markets opened higher on Wednesday as a drop in inflation at the producer level helped fuel the momentum. Do stocks have further room on the upside? Charlie Smith, chief investment officer at Fort Pitt Capital Group and Jeffrey Phillips, chief investment officer at Rehmann Financial shared their insights.

  • Palm

    The news Thursday from Palm will be bad. We know that because the company pre-announced its earnings a few weeks ago. The company's credibility problem from both a marketplace and managerial perspective is serious; and investors who enjoyed a blockbuster run in 2009 seem to be running for the exits in 2010.

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    The next generation of faster mobile networks is poised to lower costs for operators and potentially unleash a new price war in the industry in Europe.

  • Cable providers and content creators are battling over fees and consumers are bearing the brunt of it. Now the FCC is considering getting involved.

  • PALM

    In recent posts, CNBC's Jim Goldman has detailed serious issues with Palm. Sure, there are those pesky questions of management credibility. But more insidious is Palm's inability to crack the smartphone market.

  • It's been a year since the market bottomed. The Dow is up 61% since then. A newspaper stock outperformed discount giant Wal-Mart. What has it all taught us? Take a good look in the mirror, buddy.

  • Cramer singles out the companies that are weighing down the market.

  • Since March 9, 2009, markets have moved up more than 60 percent while the telecom sector only saw an 18 percent gain. Can things turn around for the sector? David Dixon, senior telecom analyst at FBR Capital Markets, and Craig Moffett, senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discussed their sector insights.

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    While taking a page from the Apple playbook leading up to today's "significant" webcast announcing a new product may have seemed like a good idea at the time, next time you may want to dial it back a bit.

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    No pressure here, but ahead of Cisco Systems' big webcast Tuesday morning, the company itself claimed the news would "forever change the internet and its impact on consumers, businesses and governments."

  • Small caps have been outperforming the large caps steadily over the past few months. So will the trend continue? Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Eric Marshall, director of research at Hodges Capital Management, shared their insights.

  • Markets opened higher on Monday but trading was moderate after last week's rally caused by better-than-expected jobs data. How should investors be positioned going forward? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company shared his market strategies.

  • Fifteen minutes into the Academy Award presentation, Cablevision and WABC  announced that they've finally made enough progress to put the show on the air.

  • Jeremy Renner in a scene from "The Hurt Locker".

    "The Hurt Locker" is the lowest grossing film to ever win best picture and Kathryn Bigelow is the first woman to win 'Best Director.'