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  • How to Trade the Central Bank Meetfest Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 9:27 AM ET

    Welcome to a busy week for central bank meetings. Here's how to trade on a big one.

  • Future Slide Amid Worries Over Greece Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 8:50 AM ET

    Stock index futures dipped Monday, tracking losses in Europe amid concerns over whether Greece can avoid a messy default.

  • Estee Lauder Forecasting Lower Q3 Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 8:42 AM ET
    Estee Lauder Forecasting Lower Q3

    Insight on how weakness in Europe is impacting sales and how the company is currency sensitive to the euro, with William Lauder, Estee Lauder executive chairman, who also discusses the company's plans for advertising spending.

  • What's Shaking: Monday's Early Movers Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 8:39 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday morning's early movers:

  • More M&A Deals on the Way? Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 7:44 AM ET
    More M&A Deals on the Way?

    We are seeing a lot more strategic deals across the board in every category, says Marshall Sonenshine, Sonenshine Partners chairman/CEO and Laurence Grafstein, Rothschild.

  • Central Bank Demand Driving Gold Higher: CEO Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 5:02 AM ET
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    Central Banks from emerging market nations are seeing gold as a safe haven against the volatility of the global economy and keeping prices and demand stable, Mark Bristow, CEO at Randgold Resources, told CNBC.

  • Glencore Pays a Price for Xstrata Deal Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 12:16 AM ET
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    Glencore is set to pay a larger premium than expected to seal its long-coveted merger with Xstrata, a move designed to defuse concerns among Xstrata investors about a cozy deal between the chief executives of the two companies. The Financial Times reports.

  • More Call Buying in Bank of America Sunday, 5 Feb 2012 | 4:18 PM ET

    Bulls continued their recent stampede into Bank of America on Friday as the stock rose more than 5 percent.

  • At 102%, His Tax Rate Takes the Cake Saturday, 4 Feb 2012 | 9:09 AM ET

    Is it possible to pay more than all of your taxable income? For one businessman, an eye-popping bill can be traced to punitive U.S. tax polices. Meet Mr. 102%. The New York Times reports.

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    “There’s no fear in this market right now. They’ve absolutely crushed volatility,” one options trader said. In the week ahead, traders will be watching testimony from Bernanke and earnings from Coke, Disney & more.

  • How to Trade on China's Economic Outlook Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 7:42 PM ET

    China will soon release its latest inflation report, and this strategist has a trade to get you ready.

  • Lightning Round Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 6:40 PM ET
    Lightning Round

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Cramer's Money Tree Stock: Weyerhaeuser Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 6:25 PM ET
    Cramer's Money Tree Stock: Weyerhaeuser

    Weyerhaeuser is that rare company for which money does grow in trees, says Mad Money's Cramer, discussing the stock's recent run, and 2.8% yield, with Daniel Fulton, Weyerhaeuser Company CEO, adding "We are more optimistic this year as we head into 2012."

  • Morgan Stanley: Cramer's Best Play on Facebook Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 6:15 PM ET
    Morgan Stanley: Cramer's Best Play on Facebook

    The Facebook IPO is a terrific illustration of what Morgan Stanley is doing right, says Mad Money's Cramer, so if you can't wait to grab some shares in the IPO, buy MS instead, the lead underwriter on the deal, and a brokerage house that's making a fabulous comeback.

  • Cramer's Game Plan Next Week: Watch Strong Earnings Parade

    Our economy is accelerating, says Mad Money host, Jim Cramer, and investors better believe it will be reflected in strong earnings numbers next week.

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    Within the Dow, McDonald's is the top performing stock since May 2008, up 65 percent, followed by Home Depot, up 56.5 percent. Bank of America is the worst performing stock, down 78 percent.

  • Dow Logs Highest Close Since May 2008 Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks ended near session highs Friday, with the Dow finishing at its best level since May 2008, buoyed by a monthly government employment report that blew past estimates and a handful of impressive economic news.

  • Super Bowl XLVI: It's All About the Second Screen Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 4:23 PM ET

    While the Patriots and the Giants battle it out, the two screens that battle for consumers attention—your smartphone and TV—are teaming up.

  • How to Trade the Jobs Report Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 3:50 PM ET

    The strong employment news has strategists racing to find trades on a stronger U.S. economy.

  • Bond Selloff as Traders Price in Volatility Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 3:07 PM ET
    Bond Selloff as Traders Price in Volatility

    Bonds will continue their selloff, says Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and CNBC's Rick Santelli. "People are pricing in more volatility," says Iuorio.