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  • We're hearing that a deal is pending between Apple and Verizon; if so it could turn the smartphone trade on its ear!

  • A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Home price data and consumer confidence are two pieces of the economic puzzle expected Tuesday morning, as investors keep a wary eye on rising rates.

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    These Mad Money maxims should help generate the most money possible for your future.

  • Cell phone tower, telcom, telecom

    According to Forrester Research, the number of mobile Internet users in the U.S. will double over the next five years, from 52 million today to some 106 million by 2015. As more handsets are sold, the demands on wireless networks increase exponentially.

  • As we approach another quarter and month end, the Dow and S&P are on track for their best Q1 in over 10 years, and the NASDAQ Composite since 2006 based on March 24th closing levels.

  • Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday as a downgrade on Portugal's credit rating sent the dollar higher and stocks and commodities lower.

  • Stocks fell Wednesday as a downgrade on Portugal's credit rating sent the dollar higher and stocks and commodities lower.

  • Stocks remained lower Wednesday after a disappointing new-home sales report, but didn't add much to its losses. Stocks started the day lower after Portugal's credit rating was downgraded, accelerating jitters about European debt problems.

  • Chatter about what’s next in wireless is all the rage right now as the CTIA wireless show gets underway in Las Vegas. Wanna see the America's first 4G phone?

  • After a public-offering dry spell, this market's ramping up again.

  • Blackberry Storm

    No one is interested in the PC or laptops or desktops anymore. Every company has a target on smartphones.

  • Smartphones

    Companies at the CTIA Wireless 2010 show stand a far better chance of getting their news heard and their products noticed. And when it comes to real news, no other sector offers more tech headlines than wireless.

  • 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.