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  • That means, if you own the stock, it's time to cash out.

  • In the midst of ongoing concerns about hedge fund losses and liquidations, Highland Capital has told investors that its closing its Crusader fund, CNBC has learned.

  • Hedge fund losses and liquidations spooked markets today, and some of the biggest names in the mix are Citadel and Highland.

  • AIG's former CEO said the company has “more than enough” assets to cover the $85 billion loan it received from the U.S. government, while inflation numbers took an unexpected turn for the worse and retail sales slumped again in September. Following are today's top videos:

  • Cramer highlights two stocks that have been oversold by one big money manager.

  • The U.S. government could nationalize investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, after confirming that it may buy stakes in financial institutions by the end of the month, Hugh Hendry, Partner and CIO at Eclectica, told CNBC.

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    Neel Kashkari, who has only six years of experience in finance and government, said he knew he seemed young to be shouldering so much responsibility for the world’s financial stability. But, he said, Mr. Paulson will oversee every step he takes.

  • Also, Carmen offers advice on when it's time to get out of your investments altogether.

  • Nearly three weeks ago, regulators abruptly banned short sales of financial stocks to protect companies that had come under siege in the stock market. Short-sellers, critics said, had contributed to the declines by betting against the companies’ shares, the New York Times reported.

  • The first deputy managing director of the IMF says that several advanced economies are close to a mild recession, while an economist predicts that over a 1000 hedge funds will close this year. Following are today's top videos:

  • The way these stocks are dropping, you'd think it was the Nasdaq circa 2001.

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

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

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

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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