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  • Russian Oligarchs Also Duped by Madoff: Report Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 4:58 AM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    The woman who pulled in European money for Bernie Madoff has disappeared from view, the New York Times reports.

  • €urocentric: Happy Birthday, Euro! Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | 8:56 AM ET

    Can you believe it? It's already been ten years since the single currency was launched into anxious financial markets amid fears of failure and forex massacre (notes and coins were only introduced two years later to replace respective national currencies). So, what's the verdict after the first decade?

  • Find Value in First Half 'Disaster': Dr. Doom Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | 5:08 AM ET
    bull and bear outside frankfurt stock exchange

    The first half of next year will be very bad for the world economy, but investors will find value in stock markets as some deeply discounted shares will stage a rebound, Marc Faber, editor and publisher Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, told CNBC.

  • Dear Santa, I'd Like Leadership Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | 2:41 AM ET

    It's that time of the year, when children -- those who still believe in him! -- tend to send off letters to the North Pole, to a certain Mr. Claus to inform him about their wishes for Christmas in the (often) vain hope that they might be fulfilled and that, come Christmas night, this "special something" arrives down the chimney.

  • No Growth in China and other Outrageous Prophecies Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 5:25 PM ET

    This year has been marked by astonishing and market-changing events including a $100 fall in the price of oil, the drop to zero of US interest rates and the collapse of Wall Street giants such as Lehman Brothers.

  • Russian Recession Has Started: Official Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | 4:20 AM ET

    Russian news agencies quote a senior economic official as saying that Russia faces at least two quarters of economic decline and is therefore in recession.

  • Wake up, No Such Thing as a Screaming Buy: CIO Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 6:08 AM ET

    Bonds look more attractive than stocks in the current climate, as share prices may take another dive, and investors should worry about preserving the money they have rather than making any more, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer and partner at Eclectica told CNBC.

  • Obama Gets Write-in Vote in Romania Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 7:26 AM ET

    U.S. President-elect Barack Obama got a write-in vote in the north-eastern city of Iasi in Romania, where a disgruntled voter preferred him to seven local politicians competing for seats in parliament, Romanian news agency Rompres reported Monday.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Europe Faces $2 Trillion in Debt Refinancing: S&P Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 3:57 AM ET

    Some $2.1 trillion of European company and bank debt matures in the next three years, raising "substantial refinancing

  • Nearly Every Stock is Cheap: Strategist Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 6:26 AM ET

    Long-term investors should leave the sidelines and pick up stocks now, as shares in all companies look very cheap, Bill Knapp, Investment Strategist at MainStay Investments told CNBC.

  • European Union finance ministers backed on Tuesday proposals for a reform of the G8 club of major industrial nations and an end to self-regulation in global financial markets that critics say caused the credit crisis.

  • We Are Seeing the Market Bottom: Mark Mobius Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:29 AM ET

    The U.S. stock market is unlikely to fall very much from the current levels and opportunities have arisen, but emerging markets are still going to grow faster, Mark Mobius, lead portfolio manager at Templeton and an emerging markets specialist, told CNBC.

  • What the Pros Say: Is it Time to Buy? Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 7:57 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Global stock markets rebounded Monday as the world's governments stepped up plans to bailout the financial sector. CNBC's experts weigh in on whether the rally has legs.

  • What the Pros Say: Swap Jitters, Bottom Searches Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 2:25 PM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets sold off globally on Friday as investors’ confidence crumbled and credit markets reamined tight. CNBC’s experts tell you where to turn.

  • What the Pros Say: Swap Jitters, Bottom Searches Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 9:51 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets sold off globally on Friday as investors’ confidence crumbled and credit markets reamined tight. CNBC’s experts tell you where to turn.

  • Panic Prevails Just When We Need Calm Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 5:11 AM ET

    Trichet should be fired. Bernanke should be fired. Lethargic politicians should be fired.

  • GM Hit By Ratings Warning, European Sales Drop Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    General Motors' shares hit their lowest level in almost 60 years as the U.S. automaker said its year-to-date sales in Europe slid almost 2 percent.

  • What the Pros Say: All that Glitters is Gold Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 8:30 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Markets rebounded on Thursday after the previous day's rocky ride, but where can investors seek refuge?

  • What the Pros Say: Will Rate Cuts Work? Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 9:50 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The Federal Reserve led a global interest rate cut Wednesday along with the central banks of the UK, European Union, Switzerland, Sweden, and Canada.