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  • In Case of Recession: Go Overseas Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 10:17 AM ET

    With Europe's economy humming along while ours looks like it could be stalling, it's crucial to get some foreign exposure in your portfolio, Cramer said. How about the world's second-largest wireless company?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.

  • Satellite TV: Is HD Better Than "Triple Play" Option? Thursday, 9 Aug 2007 | 3:57 PM ET
    Direct TV

    DirecTV earnings came in this morning--with net income down 2 percent from last year and killed by a 22 percent INCREASE in operating expenses. This canceled out the good news that a key revenue metric for the satellite TV business was up 7% thanks to higher demand for High Definition and DVR services. It's that high definition that's DirecTV's saving grace.

  • Stop Trading! Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | 3:21 PM ET

    If you believe the homebuilders have bottomed, Cramer has a pair that could be ready to move. Also, his new favorite infrastructure play.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.

  • Vodafone Decides to Keep 45% Stake in Verizon Wireless Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | 10:01 AM ET

    Mobile phone giant Vodafone Group said on Wednesday it had decided not to sell part of its 45% stake in fast-growing U.S. cell phone joint venture Verizon Wireless.

  • The Week on Wall Street: More Pain Sunday, 5 Aug 2007 | 2:08 PM ET

    Stocks ended a volatile week with a late selloff, erasing any hope for a quick recovery from last week's trouncing.

  • Deciphering the Dow Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | 7:22 PM ET

    Despite predictions that the Dow would be down big, the index posted a triple-digit gain for the second day in a row. So what's the deal?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.

  • Google: Is gPhone Dialing Up Once Again? Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | 3:58 PM ET
    A gPhone in the future?

    Here we go again--when it comes to all the speculation swirling around whether Google will jump into the cell phone market, not with new software, but with a handset of its own. To wit, we've already reported the myriad possibilities and puzzle pieces pointing to a possible cell-phone market entry by the search giant

  • The Federal Communications Commission voted 4-1 to adopt a key "open access" resolution supported by search giant Google  when a new wireless spectrum is auctioned in January, what could be a significant blow to wireless leaders AT&T and Verizon.The auction could raise as much as $15 billion.

  • Google: "Searching" For The Wireless Spectrum Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007 | 2:51 PM ET

    The experts call the 700Mhz wireless spectrum the last piece of undeveloped beachfront real estate in cyberspace, and Google wants it. "I'll tell you, even at Google you can't make a $4.6 billion commitment without being serious," says Chris Sacca, Google's vice president who's spearheading the company's aggressive lobbying effort of the FCC to make sure its voice is heard in the upcoming auction of wireless spectrum.

  • Riding The Rally Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007 | 11:06 AM ET

    With stocks in rally mode, it's appropriate to drill down for answers as well as take a look at some key sectors.

  • Stocks closed higher, helped by buying in the financials sector, as bargain hunters shrugged off lingering concerns about corporate financing.  "The question many investors should ask  is whether deals are merely being re-priced, which seems appropriate, or will be cancelled," said Jason Trennert of  Strategas Research.

  • Verizon Communications said Monday its second-quarter profit rose, helped by growth in wireless and high-speed Internet subscribers. The company also announced the purchase of Rural Cellular.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | 8:55 AM ET

    Futures are perking up this morning and are setting stocks up for a firmer opening. Traders are turning their attention to earnings and some percolating merger news, and there's a calm on Wall Street after Friday's late day, mad dash down-hill ride for stocks.

  • Though stocks are down sharply from their highs of July 19, many analysts see the current volatility as a buying opportunity in select sectors.

  • An overwhelming majority of Vodafone Group shareholders have backed Chief Executive Arun Sarin's U.S. strategy and rejected calls by a rebel investor to release billions of pounds to shareholders.

  • Video Roundup: Reviewing The iPhone Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | 10:43 AM ET

    Here's a look at the phone itself and the companies that collaborated with Apple in building it.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Friday, 20 Jul 2007 | 10:52 AM ET

    Earnings misses by tech darling Google and Caterpillar, one of the Dow's power drivers, are adding to a wobbly opening on Wall Street. Citigroup though is a bright spot with a better than expected 18 percent profit gain and record revenues from investment banking and overseas business.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Wednesday, 18 Jul 2007 | 11:46 AM ET

    Macy's, AT&T, Gildan and more...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.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a new record high, even as renewed worries about a subprime spillover dragged on the broader market. "I think everything's going really well," said Ron Kiddoo, chief investment officer at Cozad Asset Management. "We think the market is being driven mostly by full employment, low interest rates, low inflation and a reasonably good economy."

  • Stop Trading! Monday, 16 Jul 2007 | 4:00 PM ET

    If there's going to be a buyout in telecom, Cramer says it should be Sprint.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.