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T-Mobile CEO Tells Mad Money’s Jim Cramer: ‘Shut up and listen’

If there is one CEO in the cellular industry who has Wall Street heads turning, Jim Cramer thinks it is T-Mobile CEO John Legere. "You might think that in a company with tens of thousands of workers, one individual, even if he is the top guy, just can't make much of a difference. I'm telling you that view is dead wrong," the "Mad Money" host said. Cramer has been following T-Mobile CEO John Legere, as he launched what Cramer describes as a one-man guerrilla war against the rest of the industry. He has done so by creating a mobile company that provides transparency with no long-term contracts, cheaper prices and better competition. And based on the strong quarter reported by T-Mobile on Tuesday morning, these tactics are working; it confirmed that it added 1.8 million customers. The "Mad Money" host thinks the stock would have been up even higher on Tuesday, if it weren't for the fact that T-Mobile has been spending so much to build out its network to compete more aggressively in the future.

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5 Things to Watch in the First-Quarter GDP Report

The government will be releasing its first-quarter estimate of economic growth on Wednesday, and the GDP number isn’t expected to be pretty. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal are forecasting growth at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1%, which would be the worst performance in a year. Here’s what to look for in the report:

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