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  • Stocks closed mixed Thursday after fluctuating wildly for most of the session as traders sifted through a slew of headlines from the euro zone ahead of a key EU summit this weekend.

  • The "Mad Money" host plans to monitor both companies earnings results after Thursday's closing bell. Here's why.

  • Ready to pull your hair out. No need. Even in a market like this one - the Fast Money traders says look for single stock stories.

  • Futures pared their gains Thursday as investors nervously waited for further developments in the euro zone to address the debt crisis and following a handful of mixed earnings news.

  • Find out what names are in Cramer's "Game Plan."

  • “If you look at an IBM chart over the last 18 months, every sell-off post earnings has been an opportunity. My sense is that this will be too," says Guy Adami.

  • Apple COO Tim Cook

    Apple's new CEO Tim Cook has an unenviable job stepping into the shoes of tech icon Steve Jobs, but he has plenty of scope to make his mark on the company built by his mentor.

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  • Financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at midday as President Obama gives a speech about Wall Street financial reform.

    It is no secret that the relationship between President Obama and Wall Street has chilled. A striking measure of that is the latest campaign finance reports, the New York Times reports.

  • Find out what big names are Cramer's "Game Plan."

  • The forward march of technology is both unforgiving and unstoppable. As it mercilessly weeds out the old in favor of the new, once beloved products and services become less favored by consumers, while others simply become obsolete.It’s always been this way. The horse and buggy was once the dominant means of travel for Americans, but once the automobile was invented formerly solvent buggy makers found themselves out of a job.This dynamic repeats itself whenever a new invention comes along that si

    What follows is a list of products and services that became so indispensable to consumers that they instantly lost interest in their previous favorites.

  • Apple's Senior Vice President of iOS Scott Forstall speaks about the new greeting card app at the event introducing the new iPhone 4s at the company's headquarters October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California. The announcement marks the first time new CEO Tim Cook introduced a new product since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs resigned in August.

    Within the new iPhone lies a very special element that heralds the next generation in smartphones. This element could have a titanic effect on mobile commerce in the months to come and, overall, points to a much larger trend for which few can even begin to fully define its future business impact.

  • Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue speaks about iCloud during introduction of the new iPhone 4s at the company’s headquarters October 4, 2011.

    Buy a movie once, watch it anywhere, on any Internet-connected device, through the cloud . That's the new business model making waves in Hollywood. Apple's in advanced negotiations with the movie studios to offer movies through its iCloud service and UltraViolet, from a consortium of media and tech companies, rolls out its first cloud-enabled DVDs this week. And Hollywood's hoping that these new options will grow digital movie sales to compensate for DVDs' decline.

  • Google looks set to report decent third-quarter results after markets close on Thursday, although Facebook-shaped clouds could be gathering on the horizon.

  • On the eve of Google’s earnings, rumors abound about a possible deal for Google to take over Akamai.

  • In an exclusive interview, activist investor Vic Alboini reveals what he's demanding from RIM. Would his plan finally unlock shareholder value?

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    Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past four years, with IBM and McDonald's leading the way, up more than 50 percent. 

  • Steve Jobs left behind a company that is still the greatest company on earth, Cramer says.

  • Steve Jobs

    “He was the most passionate leader one could hope for, a motivating force without parallel,” wrote Steven Levy, author of the 1994 book “Insanely Great,” which chronicles the creation of the Macintosh. “Tom Sawyer could have picked up tricks from Steve Jobs.”

  • The “Fast Money” traders discuss how likely such a deal is, and whether either stocks are a buy.