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  • Who will cut their dividend next? It's one of the main sports on the Street, but Credit Suisse is trying to get a little more scientific about this. MBIA yesterday joined a growing line of companies cutting their dividend, a group which now extends to Fannie Mae, Washington Mutual, National City, and Sallie Mae.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dupont (DD) and Aluminum Corp of China (ACH) popped while Washington Mutual (WM) and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) dropped.

  • Stocks closed sharply higher after a late-session rally as investors piled into sectors seen as resistant to economic contraction, such as health care and staples, amid talk of recession.

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    Bond insurer Ambac (ABK) is facing fresh trouble from an unlikely source - the Las Vegas Monorail! What's the trade if subprime woes spread to the “safe” space of municipal bonds?

  • A home is advertised for sale at a foreclosure auction in Pasadena, California.

    National City, one of the 10 largest U.S. banks, said Wednesday it will cut its common stock dividend 49 percent and eliminate 900 jobs as it stops offering mortgages through brokers.

  • Bernanke should leave the ivory tower and get on a trading desk. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Stocks closed with huge losses after the Federal Reserve announced it was cutting interest rates only a quarter point, disappointing traders looking for twice that amount.

  • A quarter-point cut in the Fed Funds rate may not be enough for the markets. Admittedly, much will depend on the wording, and aggressive commentary that the Fed will cut as needed to deal with the credit crisis will no doubt help. But those calling for more aggressive action clearly have seized some of the rhetorical high ground.

  • How aggressive will the Fed be? They are expected to cut 25 basis points and many are expecting a 50 basis point cut in the discount rate. Some are also expecting new innovations to encourage banks to use the discount window.

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    Washington Mutual shares are expected to fall sharply Tuesday after the U.S. savings and loan unveiled plans on Monday to strengthen its balance sheet and protect itself from continued deterioration in the credit markets.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

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    Washington Mutual, slammed by slumping mortgage markets, said it would slash its dividend, cut more than 3,000 jobs and announced a $2.5 billion capital infusion.

  • United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson

    The U.S. Treasury Department and mortgage industry leaders are putting the final touches on a plan that could save struggling homeowners from foreclosure by freezing interest rates before they reset sharply higher.

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    Two top traders offered a mixed bag of stocks, across several sectors, to help investors prepare for market turbulence in the week ahead.

  • Freezing Subprime Rates

    Unless you were trapped under something heavy this morning, you’ve probably heard about the Treasury Dept.’s impending deal with major lenders to freeze interest rates on certain subprime loans. This is all coming out of the “Hope Now” alliance, which was originally launched by Henry Paulson and designed to get lenders in better communication with borrowers.

  • A foreclosed home for sale.

    Goldman Sachs issued a gloomy report on the financial services sector, saying housing prices are likely to fall further and write-downs will mount.

  • Without a dire market, the Fed won’t move.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • A Wells Fargo Bank in Palo Alto, California.

    Wells Fargo believes the nation's housing slump is the worst since the Great Depression and is far from over, Chief Executive John Stumpf said Thursday.

  • The Democratic presidential hopeful shared his energy plan and his thoughts on the financial markets with Cramer. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Andrew Cuomo

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo was wrong to file subpoenas against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac without consulting their federal regulator and may have overreached his authority, the regulator wrote in a letter Thursday.