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    Friday's better-than-expected jobs report, while cheering stock investors, hasn't taken the threat of a double-dip recession off the table.

  • With stocks, oil, and gold all moving higher on a better than expect jobs report you might think it signaled 'all clear.' Well, it didn't!

  • Stocks eked out a modest gain Thursday after some encouraging economic news ahead of tomorrow's jobs report. Consumer stocks were the day's top performers after upgrades on Disney and Coke and better-than-expected retail-sales reports.

  • Steve Jobs’ latest product could give his company a leg in on what used to be the sole realm of PCs. Plus, Cramer reacts to Faber’s gold call, recommends an Internet play, talks retail and more.

  • Stocks pulled back Thursday after a report showed an unexpected drop in pending-home sales. Stocks had opened higher Thursday after a report showed jobless claims fell last week and retail sales came in better than expected.

  • Stocks pulled back Thursday after a report showed an unexpected drop in pending-home sales. Stocks had opened higher Thursday after a report showed jobless claims fell last week and retail sales came in better than expected.

  • Greece will sell about 5 billion euros of 10 year bonds (at about a 6.3 percent yield) — it is well oversubscribed. They need to refinance up to 23 billion euros of maturing debt coming in the Apr/May time frame. 2. Retail sales for February have topped expectations. 3. Wal-Mart increased its dividend to $1.21 from $1.09 per year. Over 60 companies in the S&P 500 have increased their dividend since the start of the year. 4. A bankruptcy judge gave the management of General Growth Properties won a four month extension to keep control of the bankruptcy restructuring.

  • Don’t sacrifice cash for flash, the Mad Money host says.

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    Shoppers will soon be able to stand outside the designer Norma Kamali’s boutique in Manhattan, point a phone at merchandise in the window and buy it — even late at night when the store is closed.

  • Great brands not only make great investments, but eventually will outperform the market in 3 to 5 years, said Omar Saad, retail analyst at Credit Suisse. He shared his market strategies and brand plays.

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    Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, announced on Thursday that it would cut some 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chain by the end of 2015 — the equivalent of removing more than 3.8 million cars from the road for a year.

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    Investors and analysts are wondering why GameStop’s CFO abruptly (and unexpectedly) left the company after just six months – and the company’s stock is taking a drubbing because of it.

  • Even though investors get another dose of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in Washington, D.C., the problems in Greece have crept back to the forefront of investor concerns. The issue today is whether the country can cut the budget enough to help the situation. And the big deal on Wall Street involves Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Enterprises.

  • Fed Chairman Bernanke again committed to keeping interest rates "exceptionally low for an extended period" to support a "nascent" economic recovery. At the same time, Bernanke seemed to infer that he did not believe the economy was yet growing on a self-sustaining basis.

  • A correction is “clearly on its way” since the start of the year, but investors can still make money in this market environment, said Enzio von Pfeil, CEO of EconomicClock.com. He shared his market strategies.

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    After Wal-Mart tried and failed to take on Netflix with a streaming video rental system it launched three years ago with HP. Now, its acquisition of Vudu aims to take that competition to the next level.

  • Wal-Mart Stores says it will buy broadband entertainment provider Vudu, a deal that gives the world's biggest retailer the ability to sell movies directly through TVs and Blu-ray players over the Internet.

  • After hours Walmart announced a definitive agreement to acquire VUDU, Inc., a leading provider of digital technologies. What's the trade?