BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- The final trading day of 2011, which will decide whether the S&P 500 ends the year up or down, leads your quick fix of company, market, economic and investing news for Friday, Dec. 30.
Jim Cramer shares his views on OPEC, luxury brands and tech.
Cramer is bullish on HP and is disappointed that Ulta isn't doing better despite strong earnings.
The market is fearful. Use that fear to buy, Cramer says.
Companies from Toshiba to Mattel have been plagued by safety concerns and large-scale product recalls.