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Warren Buffett's Drywall Play Bets on USG Paying off on Construction

USG Corp. has burned Warren Buffett before -- the Oracle of Omaha ate it in 2000, after his bet on the drywall materials company went sour.

Palo Alto Networks, Workday Earnings, Jim Cramer's Dollar General Pick

USG Corp. has burned Warren Buffett before -- the Oracle of Omaha ate it in 2000, after his bet on the drywall materials company went sour.

German Confidence Boosts European Markets Amid Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions Action

European markets rally, as London treads water. German business confidence index could spell brighter outlook for Europe’s largest economy.

What to Watch on Wall Street for the Week of November 24th 2014

For the week ahead, we note Wall Street's holiday schedule as Thanksgiving and Black Friday are coming up.

Tony Robbins: Best Investors Take Least Risk for Largest Rewards

The world's best investors take the least amount of risk for the largest rewards, said Tony Robbins, author of 'Money: Master The Game'.

Real Money Previews

Upbeat on Bon-Ton and Energy; Short Consumer Staples: Best of Kass

In highlights from his trading diary of the past week, Doug Kass discusses why he's net-short amid slowing global growth, with some bright spots being Bon-Ton and the energy sector.

PPG Is Spot-On; The Hazards of Skepticism: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

Catch up on Jim Cramer's thinking over the last week about PPG's Mexico deal and the market's amazing run.

Jim Cramer on His Dad: ‘Our Last Day Together Was Our Best One’

A tribute to Ken Cramer, or 'Pop', father of TheStreet.com founder, 'Jimmy'.

Mad Money Recap

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: I'll Take Popeyes Over Wendy's

Cramer can't recommend Dynavax Technologies but wants you to hold Noble Energy.

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Stock Ideas

5 Rocket Stocks for Gluttonous Turkey Day Gains: Boeing and More

Thanksgiving week has a distinct bullish bias for the stock market.

Time to Sell These 5 'Toxic' Stocks: Bitauto Holdings and More

For investors looking to buy one of these positions, it makes sense to wait for more favorable technical conditions (and a lower share price) before piling in.

5 Earnings Short-Squeeze Plays: Workday, Trina Solar and More

You only need to find a few short-squeeze plays to juice your annual returns.

Must-See Charts: How to Trade IBM, Applied Materials and More

Skilled technical traders can bank gains as much as 90% of the time.

5 Stocks With Big Insider Trading: Groupon, Jive Software and More

Insiders usually buy their own shares for one reason: They think the stock is a bargain and has tremendous upside.

MainStreet

Mayor of Amsterdam To Cannabis Cup: You Are Not In Compliance

First day's Expo of famed Cannabis Cup Amsterdam cancelled after organizers work behind scenes to meet new regulatory requirements.

Why Real Estate Agents Need a Web and Mobile Tracking App

Some 50% of real estate professionals use a shoebox as their primary expense tracking tool.

3 Items for Your 2014 Year-End Retirement Planning Checklist

Thinking about New Year's resolutions? Don't forget your retirement planning checklist.

A Professional’s Guide To Medical & Recreational Use In Amsterdam

A not too tongue in cheek review of local pot laws and regulations circa November 2014 as Amsterdam prepares for Cannabis Cup.

Why Shopping on Black Friday Is Becoming a Thing of the Past

The appeal of shopping on Black Friday and the other highly touted deal days has diminished rapidly as sales now crop up before the holiday season even starts.

Biotech

Galena, Shunned by Wall Street, Forced to Seek Pricey Vulture Financing

The scandal-ridden Galena, still under active SEC investigation, was unable to muster sufficient interest from institutional investors.

BioMarin Expands Reach By Buying Prosensa for Up to $840 Million

BioMarin is betting that its experience in securing approvals for "orphan-disease" drugs can help Prosensa win approval for drisapersen, an experimental treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Biotech Stock Mailbag: Northwest Bio, Celldex, Puma, MannKind

Biotech columnist Adam Feuerstein answers readers' questions about health care.

Beyond Wall St.

Deal News

Galena, Shunned by Wall Street, Forced to Seek Pricey Vulture Financing

The scandal-ridden Galena, still under active SEC investigation, was unable to muster sufficient interest from institutional investors.

Carlyle, Blackstone Load Up on Funds for Long Haul: MergerTalk

Carlyle (CG) reportedly eyes $5B fund for long-haul M&A. Blackstone (BX) also said to be considering similar vehicle.

BT Group Considers U.K. 02 Purchase from Spain's Telefonica

The former telecom monopoly said it's also received a proposal from shareholders of a rival British cellphone network, widely assumed to be Deutsche Telekom and Orange's EE.

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Spin Space

Jim Cramer

PPG Is Spot-On; The Hazards of Skepticism: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

Catch up on Jim Cramer's thinking over the last week about PPG's Mexico deal and the market's amazing run.

Herb Greenberg

Greenberg: How Hertz Fooled So Many Hedge Fund Managers

But suing Audit Integrity wasn't such a good idea.

Stephanie Link

Dicker/Link: Tubular Bells Offshore Project Begins Production - but No Reason Yet to Invest

Dan Dicker talks with Stephanie Link, co-portfolio director of Action Alerts, about the beginnings of production of a $2.3 billion offshore project co-owned by Hess and Chevron.

Chris Ciaccia

How Apple Is Absolutely Poised to Win Black Friday 2014

With perhaps the strongest product lineup ever, Apple is poised to win Black Friday and perhaps the entire holiday season like never before.

Adam Feuerstein

Galena, Shunned by Wall Street, Forced to Seek Pricey Vulture Financing

The scandal-ridden Galena, still under active SEC investigation, was unable to muster sufficient interest from institutional investors.

Dan Freed

Are Google, Facebook and Alibaba More Dangerous Than the NSA?

The question isn’t easy to answer, says first amendment scholar and University of Chicago Professor Geoffrey Stone.

Ted Reed

A Small Step in American/US Air Merger Becomes Something More

American and US Airways ticket counters in Charlotte moved closer together on Friday, and employees made that into something more.

Leon Lazaroff

Aereo May Be Dead, But Over-The-Top Television Is Just Beginning

Aereo's bankruptcy brings to an end a company that filled the public's demand for choice and mobility. Another provider would be wise to acquire its technology.

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