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  • Cramer's Game Plan for Next Week: Earnings Watch

    Mad Money's Cramer tells investors which earnings he'll be watching next week, including; Adobe, Tiffany, Cintas, General Mills, Dollar General, and FedEx.

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    When investors think about the next 40 years, they should consider the lessons of the last 40. It makes an enormous difference when they started to save.

  • Small Caps: Bigger Run Ahead?

    Are small caps the best way to bet on the economic recovery? The Russell 2000 is up 12 percent since the beginning of the year. Scott Billeadeau, Fifth Third Asset Management, and Ken Korngiebel, TW Asset Management, provide their top plays.

  • Market Correction Ahead?

    The markets are hitting highs and the VIX is at a 5-year low, but is a pullback on the horizon? Margaret Patel, Wells Fargo Funds, and Tim Leach, U.S. Bank Wealth Management, weigh in.

  • Stocks finished flat in a lackluster session Friday, but the major averages posted impressive weekly gains, with the Dow and S&P logging their best gains for the week since last December.

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    Strategists say the dollar is poised to strengthen further, and some say it could continue to do so at least until midyear.

  • Talking Numbers: Which Bank is a 'Buy'?

    In the wake of this week's "stress test" for banks, a look at what the charts indicate about the biggest winners and losers, with Barry Sine, Drexel Hamilton.

  • Apple's New iPad: Verizon vs. AT&T

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Apple's new blockbuster iPad and looks at whether cellular network carriers AT&T or Verizon will see any gains from the new device, with James Ratcliffe, Barclays Capital, and Kevin Smithen, Macquarie Capital.

  • Investor Guide 2012 - A CNBC Special Report

    With the stock market and the economy looking their strongest in years, there's reason for optimism. Guarded optimism, that is. Debt remains a big issue for the consumer and the nation.

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    The yen has had a rough week, and this strategist says trading patterns suggest the weakness could continue.

  • Investor Guide 2012 - A CNBC Special Report

    With the U.S. economy in recovery mode and Europe’s debt crisis easing, at least for now,  debt remains a big issue for American consumers and corporations, and the government.

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    Forget the U.S., E.U. and Japan. Look to Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region for stable sources of income.

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    An unpredictable market, rising fuel prices, and growing concern that inflation may trend higher as the economic recovery takes hold. Enter: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities.

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    Personal debt dies with the borrower, and thus can’t be passed along to children or spouses -- but there are some notable — and potentially costly — exceptions.

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    The government wants to make it easier for workers to convert part of their 401(k) savings into an annuity that would pay guaranteed income checks for life — no matter the ups and downs in the markets.

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    Why are commercial banks and the federal government asking so many Americans to take out new mortgages with much more favorable terms?  Fees, votes, and politics.

  • Is Apple Too Big?

    As Apple continues to break "i-popping milestones," a look at whether the tech giant has grown too big? Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics Investment Partners; Brian Marshall, ISI Group; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, weigh in.

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    As the financial sector posts strong gains so far this year, one portfolio manager thinks now may be the second best time in history for investors to own these stocks.

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    The U.S. economy is about to meet its worst enemy head-on — the surging energy prices that experts believe are right about at the point where they will forestall any further recovery.

  • Be it expanding data storage, or improving the iPad’s screen, a select few technology companies are well poised to soar on Apple sales, says Stephanie Link, director of research and strategist for TheStreet.com.