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  • Big Money on the Line for Phone Companies Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 6:09 PM ET

    AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and Qwest are all waiting by the phone for a call on a $20 billion government contract. But only one will get it, and that means only one stock should jump when it happens. In this segment, Cramer explains who stands to gain the most from a win.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.

  • Game Plan for the Week of March 19 Friday, 16 Mar 2007 | 6:49 PM ET

    Remember last week when Cramer told you to wait on financials until they all reported? Well, they have. Here’s how to play them and more next week.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 Entering Wireless Biz? Will They Or Won't They? Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 4:10 PM ET

    Will they or won't they? The net is rife with speculation now that Google plans to enter the wireless business with a free, advertising-supported cell phone that the company would sell, using wi-fi AND cell technology. Not just with new apps, but with the actual hardware.

  • On the Phone with Comcast's Brian Roberts Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | 7:30 PM ET

    There are guys out there that deserve the benefit of the doubt, guys you should back even when the stock is pointing you in the other direction. Brian Roberts is one of them.

  • Subprime Strikes Again Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | 6:15 PM ET

    Subprime lenders…tsk, tsk, tsk. The Dow was down anyway, but the mortgage delinquencies number, reported at noon, was higher than expected, and traders have been selling off ever since. But don’t damn the whole market...

  • Shares of Yahoo  tumbled Friday amid reports that the Web portal's deal with AT&T to sell high-speed Internet access may be on shaky ground.

  • Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is? Friday, 9 Mar 2007 | 3:40 PM ET

    Major changes to Daylight Saving Time this year will mean more than resetting clocks in your house.

  • The franchise granted by the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday clears the way for Verizon to offer its "FiOS TV" package to several hundred thousand households.

  • Stocks closed higher as the major indexes held on to solid gains ahead of Friday's highly anticipated employment report. "We've seen a nice bounce back the last couple of days. The markets were clearly oversold," Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors, told CNBC.

  • Jury Finds Vonage Infringed on Three Verizon Patents Thursday, 8 Mar 2007 | 5:50 PM ET

    The eight-member jury assessed Vonage $58 million in past damages and ordered it to pay a 5.5% royalty rate on Vonage sales going forward.

  • Clearwire IPO Leaps, Then Falls, in Market Debut Thursday, 8 Mar 2007 | 1:05 PM ET

    On Wednesday, Clearwire raised $600 million with a 24 million share offering of Class A stock, increased from 20 million shares.

  • Alltel Steps up Efforts to Sell Itself: WSJ Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | 11:29 AM ET

    Alltel has stepped up efforts to sell itself to carriers such as AT&T, Verizon Communications and Sprint Nextel, said people familiar with the matter, as the Little Rock, Ark.-based wireless company tries to chart a new future, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • The Supreme Court turned down an appeal Monday from former WorldCom chief Bernard Ebbers, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence for fraud and conspiracy.

  • Ex-FCC Exec: iPods Make Sirius-XM Merger Likely Tuesday, 20 Feb 2007 | 1:50 PM ET

    Will Sirius' Howard Stern find true love with XM's Opie & Anthony? Blair Levin, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus (and former chief of staff at the FCC) told CNBC's Liz Claman he is "cautiously optimistic" that the satellite radio merger will be approved -- thanks to new technology.

  • Microsoft's Big Play; The Big Push For Mobile Video Thursday, 15 Feb 2007 | 9:18 AM ET
    Microsoft Zune

    Microsoft is busy pushing its entertainment offerings. The tech company's new secret weapon in selling digital downloads to play on a cell phone or other devices is a new digital rights management technology called PlayReady. The upside for consumers: content purchased for one mobile device isn't limited to just that gadget. Users can register several devices to share content. This is a rather controversial approach, but could really catch on eventually.

  • Venezuela took more steps toward nationalizing sectors the government deems strategic, signing deals to buy up U.S. companies' stakes in the country's largest telecommunications company and a local power company.

  • Venezuela has taken another step toward nationalizing strategic sectors of its economy by signed a preliminary agreement to purchase Verizon Communications' stake in the country's largest telecommunications company.

  • Public Or Private--Who Should Control Muni Wi-Fi? Friday, 9 Feb 2007 | 4:01 PM ET

    Cities across the country are rushing to go wireless – it’s cheaper to install, cheaper for users than cable, much faster than dial-up and generally more cost-effective all around. Yet municipalities are running into opposition as they attempt to transform their cities into Wi-Fi hotspots.

  • Markets End Mixed As Investors Focus On Fed Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | 5:47 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed on Monday as investors cast a wary eye on rising interest rates ahead of the Fed's two day meeting this week.

  • Verizon  said fourth-quarter earnings fell but sales rose, bolstered by growth in its wireless venture and rise in Internet subscribers.