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  • European Central Bank

    The European Central Bank three-year loan program at 1 percent, active today, was a success, with banks snapping up 489 billion euros ($641 billion) worth of debt. Stock futures initially rose when the announcement was made at roughly 5:30 a.m. ET, but then quickly reversed, as did the euro. Why the sell-off?

  • US stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Wednesday as the European Central Bank (ECB) offered 489.2 billion euros ($643.8 billion) in an auction of three-year loans, much higher than estimated, with a total of 523 bidders.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.

  • The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings and other event he plans to monitor.

  • The “Mad Money” host breaks down what earnings reports and economic data he’s looking for in the days to come.

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    Up until a few months ago, Frances Labinger and Iris Arnold were your typical busy grandmothers. The 77-year-old identical twins were known among family and friends for their hilarious shtick — relentlessly teasing each other as only native New Yorkers can — now the two have become sudden celebrities after being selected by Walgreens to promote flu shots this season.

  • As Walgreen and Express Scripts squabble over a contract, Cramer thinks CVS Caremark could come out on top.

  • A couple has iced coffee drinks at a Starbucks Coffee shop in lower Manhattan August 21, 2009 in New York City. Starbucks, America's dominant coffeehouse chain, is changing some of its prices, raising them for elaborate specialty drinks and cutting prices for some others.

    The high unemployment and low consumer confidence in the U.S. may have prompted investors to steer clear of consumer-related bets. But one fund manager is taking the opposite view, believing the return of prosperity in America will bolster shares in consumer discretionary stocks.

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    After years of taking that back seat regarding business strategy, it is time for a more enlightened and evolved professional state.

  • A man shops at the Abercrombie & Fitch store in the San Francisco Shopping Center in San Francisco, California.

    Amid slumping consumer confidence, shoppers remained resilient, but retailers were reporting mixed results for September.

  • There is yet another hint that a greatly expanded European Financial Stability Facility, or (down the road) euro bonds are coming. European officials are slowly talking themselves into greater euro integration. Whether that will happen fast enough is the question.

  • Stocks posted a three-day gain Tuesday, but lost steam in the final hour of trading, after a report that the euro zone became divided over terms of Greece's second bailout.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.

  • End of quarter rally? The talk on trading desks this morning is hopes for a rally based on simple math: Stocks have dramatically underperformed bonds this month—and this quarter. Simply put, pension funds should buy stocks and sell bonds going into the end of the quarter.

  • Futures maintained their strong gains Tuesday following a report that home prices in major U.S. cities continued to show seasonal strength and on mounting expectations that EU policy makers have come up with a strategy to deal with the euro zone debt crisis.

  • The “Mad Money” host lays out his “Game Plan.”

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    What if doctor's offices were like gym memberships? Pay a monthly fee and come as often as you like: no insurance, no deductible, no paperwork, no bill.  It's called direct primary health care and may be available in your state.

  • Greg Wasson sits down with the "Mad Money" host.

  • Cramer certainly thinks so.

  • WAG: A Stock That Works

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer says every portfolio should have some defensive, recession-resistant stocks, with Greg Wasson, Walgreens CEO.