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  • Credit Worries Damp Stocks; Banks Rally Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower Wednesday amid concerns about strained credit markets and the economic slowdown.  Banks rallied as investors were encouraged by progress on bailout talks on Capitol Hill.  GE got a vote of confidence -- to the tune of $3 billion -- from Warren Buffett.

  • Stocks Pare Losses as Financials Recover Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 5:01 PM ET

    Stocks declined Wednesday as disappointing economic data added to the weight on investors shoulders over the strained credit market and haggling on Capitol Hill.

  • Credit, Bailout Worries Drag on Stocks Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 1:40 PM ET

    Stocks declined Wednesday as disappointing economic data added to the weight on investors shoulders over the strained credit market and haggling on Capitol Hill.

  • Stocks Slide as ISM Report Adds to Anxiety Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 11:01 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Wednesday, with investors at the mercy of progress on the proposed government financial bailout package.

  • Futures Fall as Bailout Remains Uncertain Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Stocks looked set to start Wednesday in the red with investors at the mercy of progress on the proposed government financial bailout package.

  • Guess What? The Man Who Shorted Subprime Is RICHER (Pt 2) Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 10:07 AM ET
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    Greene shorted subprime before almost anyone else. Then, weeks before Bear Stearns collapsed, he started moving into cash because he didn't trust the markets. Call him lucky, or smart, or both.

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    Earlier in his career, Greene won and lost a real estate fortune, and when his portfolio rebuilt itself, he didn't want to get burned again. He wanted a hedge.

  • Bailout Plan Boosts Stagflation Risk: El-Erian Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 8:15 AM ET

    The financial system bailout plan, which could end up by costing Washington around $1.8 trillion, may increase the risk of stagflation, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.

  • Did the SEC Forget These? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 4:08 PM ET

    Birinyi Associates came up with a list of 25 financial stocks that it noticed were left off the Security and Exchange Commission's list of financial stocks for which short selling is temporarily banned.

  • Don't Blame Short-Sellers for Bank Crisis: Chanos Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 10:34 AM ET

    Short-sellers are being unfairly targeted for the collapse in the financial sector, said Jim Chanos, of Kynikos Associates.

  • The Crash of '87 Corollary Wednesday, 17 Sep 2008 | 6:28 PM ET

    Will history repeat itself, but in a good way? Cramer thinks it might.

  • Is Forced Selling Fueling Bear Market? Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 7:22 PM ET
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    Is forced selling by hedge funds at the heart of energy market woes?

  • Hedge Funds Gone Wild Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 7:06 PM ET

    These hot shots have wreaked havoc on stocks lately, but two companies are fighting back.

  • Follow The Money Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 6:55 PM ET

    Is forced selling behind some of the erratic market swings?

  • Fannie, Freddie: What It Means to You Monday, 8 Sep 2008 | 6:18 AM ET
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    Mortgage rates may fall a bit initially but probably not enough to halt the decline in home prices anytime soon. Some delinquent borrowers may have a better shot at modifying their loans and ending up with lower fixed payments. And the rules on new mortgages could slightly change, the New York Times reported.

  • Today's Top Videos: McCain, The Patriots & More... Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 5:30 PM ET

    John McCain becomes the official Republican presidential nominee while strategists tell investors to take advantage of the gloomy economy by buying the market. Following are today's top videos:

  • Hedge Funds : Another Superman Falls to Earth Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 9:50 AM ET
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    Remember Superman the movie, where Lex Luther takes away the super hero’s powers with a Kryptonite necklace? Well we’re here again. Only this time it is the financial equivalent of the man of steel – the hedge fund manager that has met their own version of the power-draining substance. Barely a day passes it seems without one of these masters of the universe crashing to earth with swinging losses in their fund, or non-survivable business issues.

  • U.S. activist hedge fund Atticus Capital has lost more than $5 billion this year, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, after its funds were hit by heavy falls in financial stocks.

  • Who Really Needs A Hedge Fund, Anyway? Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 11:38 AM ET
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    It's a fair enough question given the state of the industry. Returns are down, so are capital flows, and more funds are likely to fold than start up this year.

  • Alternative Investments Can Be Colorful and Profitable Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 11:38 AM ET
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    It’s hard to drum up much enthusiasm for investing these days. Yet, for the high net worth crowd with income to spare, there are some other asset classes to consider -- investments that not only hold the potential for powerful gains, but can help put the fun back in your portfolio. We're talking art, wine, horses and cars.

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