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    A major rush of earnings reports and weekly jobless claims will occupy markets Thursday, as investors continue to ponder what it means to see an even more dovish Fed.

  • The "Mad Money" host goes through what earnings reports he plans to monitor next week.

  • Investors are reassured — and companies consider it a point of pride — when executives note an uninterrupted track record for raising dividends. Dividend payments also offer investors a cushion on their investment, increasing the overall returns of the stock. Historically, dividend payments have accounted for more than 40 percent of the S&P 500’s total returns. In the S&P 500, approximately 6 percent of companies have raised their dividend for at least 15 consecutive years or more, based on data

    Historically, dividend payments have accounted for more than 40 percent of the S&P 500’s total returns. Here are the top companies with 15 years or more of consecutive dividend increases.

  • 3M, the maker of Post-It Notes and Scotch Tape and a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 1976, is a stock that investors should sell, Goldman Sachs analysts recommend.

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    Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers.

  • Top Value Trades in 2012

    Discussing why tech stocks could become among the top value trades in 2012, with Matthew Lamphier, First Eagle US Value Fund.

  • Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at why identifying strong long-term outlooks can be the key to identifying names with upside.

  • The initial public offering market is not a healthy one as it enters what could be its busiest week since November 2007.

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    U.S. manufacturer 3M is well positioned to deal with a recession in Europe and weak U.S. economic growth and still expects to see sales sales next year 2-6 percent higher than 2011 sales, its chief executive told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • With investors expected to stay cautious for the foreseeable future, analysts are bullish on businesses with predictable revenue streams and growth.

  • Cramer explains why he thinks it’s important to invest in high-yielding stocks right now.

  • Stocks closed mixed but finished off their worst levels Tuesday after a report that EU officials may be creating two separate rescue funds to help contain the region's ongoing sovereign debt crisis.

  • Find out what six big themes the “Mad Money” host thinks are controlling individual stock movements this earnings season.

  • The German Bundestag has reportedly approved a strengthening of the European Financial Stability Facility. China is waiting, but will make a move soon. The head of the EFSF, Klaus Regling, is going to China and likely other Asian countries to seek money for his fund.

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    European leaders have been setting the table for a plan that will likely fail to satisfy the financial markets' appetite for detail. Plus, earnings from Boeing & Ford.

  • Stocks plunged sharply Tuesday to close at session lows amid jitters over the euro zone's ability to find a solution to the ongoing debt crisis.

  • Nest Labs Thermostat

    Tony Fadell, a former Apple executive who led iPod and iPhone development from 2001 to 2009, helped transform consumer products used by millions of people. Next up: the humble household thermostat. The New York Times reports.

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    On Monday Caterpillar said strong demand for its mining and construction equipment led to the company taking on a more optimistic outlook about the rest of 2011 and 2012. Today, 3M filed disappointing results and slashed its outlook. These divergent earnings make me nervous.

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    Can they make it? Amid reports of intense disagreements, European Union leaders are now out of time for their EU Summit meeting tomorrow, after which German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they would present a coherent plan for dealing with the euro zone crisis. There were reports that began surfacing yesterday that disagreements were so intense it was possible it could be put off again. The EU Finance Ministers meeting scheduled for Wednesday has reportedly been postponed.

  • Futures edged lower Tuesday after investors became nervous following comments from Germany's Angela Merkel ahead of Wednesday's EU summit and following a slew of mixed earnings reports.