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  • Off to the Races Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | 6:11 PM ET

    Sometimes the best way to reinvigorate your love for investing is to gamble on a few speculative stocks. Tonight, Cramer shares three ponies he thinks are ready to run.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.

  • Frank from Atlanta asks about platinum and wonders if this precious metal is going higher? Then, Otis from Indiana asks about buying stock in the hedge fund industry.  Specifically, he wonders if  Fortress Investment Group (FIG) is a buy...

  • Peter Schacknow

    Whose story is it, anyway? By now, you may have been able to fathom that the primary function of the Breaking News Desk is to deal with -- yes, you guessed it -- breaking news. I once had a calculus teacher who, when he thought he’d made some complicated concept crystal-clear, would say, “So, the question becomes, what color is the little red schoolhouse?” Unlike the world of higher mathematics, the little schoolhouse isn’t always red at CNBC, and the Breaking News Desk doesn’t always deal with “oh-my-gosh-get-it-on-NOW!” types of stories...

  • Court Set to Hear Vonage Patent Appeal on April 24 Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | 2:19 PM ET

    A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday set April 24 for hearing oral arguments on Vonage Holdings' request for a stay while it appeals a finding it infringed Verizon Communications patents.

  • Stocks closed mixed on Monday after a modest follow through rally from Friday's strong jobs numbers quickly fizzled as investors looked ahead to quarterly earnings season. "I think with the next few days we're in a holding pattern waiting for earnings to appear," said Zachary Karabell, portfolio manager at Fred Alger Management.

  • AFL-CIO to Target Verizon Over Executive Pay Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | 3:57 PM ET

    The AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. union federation, is targeting Verizon Communications in a campaign against high executive pay, and will vote against the company's compensation committee at the company's May 3 annual meeting.

  • Vonage Shares Fall After Court Ruling Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | 10:49 AM ET

    Shares in Vonage fell as much as 11% on Monday after a judge said it could not add new customers due to a finding that it infringed Verizon Communications' patents for making phone calls over the Internet.

  • Vonage Holdings said on Friday the company will be able to continue making full use of Verizon Communications patents for making phone calls over the Internet after winning temporary relief from an appeals court.

  • Contest Transactions: Tech And Retail Ruling Trades Monday, 2 Apr 2007 | 1:45 PM ET

    Folks, here are some great stats from out contest trackers that I know you will want to have: analysis of the 313 Transactions within the top 20 leading portfolios by dollar value from the close of Thursday, 3/15 through the close of Thursday, 3/28 shows some sector rotation. Whereas in the first run from 3/2 - 3/14, retail stocks were by far the most actively traded..

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Friday, 30 Mar 2007 | 12:47 PM ET

    Cramer makes calls on pharmaceuticals, restaurants, cable TV, oil, retail 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.

  • Sell Block for Thursday, March 29 Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | 7:46 PM ET

    If you come on Mad Money and try to bag Cramer's loyal viewers, don't expect the man to just sit there and take it. Future guests of Cramerica - consider yourselves warned.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.

  • AT&T, Qwest, Verizon Win 10-Year Government Contract Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | 11:50 AM ET

    The contract winners, who beat out Sprint Nextel, now have to compete with each other for the telecom needs of various federal agencies.

  • Sea Change: A Wireless World Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 8:25 PM ET

    The future of picture taking, text messaging and more is approaching faster than you know. The coming Apple (APPL) iPhone upped the ante and now business leaders are starting to think that maybe just one device can do it all. From complete mobile computing to watching live TV, these are only the first few innings of a digital revolution. As the industry's power brokers converge in Orlando, Florida to discuss what's next, what are the wireless trades that can dial up returns for you now?

  • Alcatel-Lucent, Verizon Sign $6 Billion Deal Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent signed a $6 billion (4.52 billion euro) contract with Verizon Wireless on Monday to help the U.S.-based mobile phone service provider expand its network and offer new services.

  • Stocks closed slightly higher Friday, finishing a week with gains of more than 3% in major market indices. "I like to see this pretty tight trading range; the fact that we've been able to hold on to these gains is healthy," Craig Columbus, chief market strategist at Advanced Equities Asset Management, told CNBC.com.

  • Vonage Shares Close at All-Time Low On Legal Setback Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 5:50 PM ET

    Vonage Holdings shares were hammered on Friday after a federal judge agreed to bar the company from using Internet phone technology owned by much bigger rival Verizon Communications.

  • Vonage

    "We're sorry, your call did not go through...." That may have a familiar ring to it for the more than 2.2 million subscribers using Vonage and the company's voice-over-internet-protocol, or VoIP service to make and receive calls over the internet. A US District Court judge in Alexandria, Virginia stunned the company today by issuing a permanent injunction against Vonage, barring it from basing its service on three of five patents owned by Verizon.

  • CNBC's Schacknow: Seeing The Story In The Details Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    Hung up on Vonage: It’s usually easy to recognize a story worthy of our immediate attention. It’s not always so easy to answer the questions that come up from the first few dribs and drabs of information. This is one of the key minefields one must traverse in the daily business of the Breaking News Desk.

  • 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.