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  • US Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke

    U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Friday laid out his most detailed description yet of the central bank's post-crisis approach to regulation and said requiring big banks to hold more capital was under consideration.

  • Dollar Dumping Will Remain the Hot Trade Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | 9:40 AM ET

    Pros say there is little to stop the dollar decline until US officials start curbing deficits or the Fed starts boosting interest rates.

  • A Conversation with Art Cashin, UBS Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 1:24 PM ET

    Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, has seen a lot in his nearly 50 years in the markets. Recently, he sat down with CNBC's Bob Pisani to offer his take on the last year's events and, fortunately, provide a little perspective.

  • Bernanke Is Playing with Fire Tuesday, 20 Oct 2009 | 4:50 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    Fed chairman Ben Bernanke delivered a big speech yesterday and never mentioned the beleaguered dollar. Not once. This is just incredible — beyond the pale. And so for now, the story remains the same: Gold and commodities continue to boom, while the greenback plunges further.

  • Dow Gains Nearly 100 Amid Earnings Optimism Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 5:27 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday, after a wobbly start, as investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.

  • Dow Up Over 100 Points, Led by CAT Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 1:48 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday, after a wobbly start, as techs dragged but investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.

  • US Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke

    Fed Chairman Bernanke called for the US to whittle down its record-high budget deficits and for countries like China to get their consumers to spend more.

  • Stocks Move Higher; Techs Drag Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 10:54 AM ET

    Stocks moved higher Monday, after a wobbly start, as techs dragged but investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.

  • Will Fed Listen to Barron's and Hike Rates? Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 6:48 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates now or the US economy will be faced with another bubble, Barron's warned in its cover story; but analysts say this will not happen.

  • Futures Edge Higher, Earnings in Focus Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 5:56 AM ET

    Good news for a Monday morning: stock index futures are pointing to a modestly higher open this morning, rather than what happened exactly 22 years ago today - the infamous crash of 1987. 

  • Dow Ends Below 10,000 Amid Earnings Worry Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 6:35 PM ET

    Stocks pared some of their earlier losses but were still lower as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.

  • Stocks Remain Lower; Dow Back Below 10,000 Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 2:16 PM ET

    Stocks pared some of their earlier losses but were still lower as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.

  • Dow Down Over 100 as Consumer Mood Sours Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 10:06 AM ET

    Stocks skidded at the open Friday as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs. They slid further — with the Dow down 100 points — after a report showed a surprise drop in consumer sentiment.

  • Futures Lower; GE Revenue Misses Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 6:58 AM ET

    Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street Friday, as mixed earnings from General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.

  • Dow Ends at Highest in a Year as Oil Tops $77 Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 5:24 PM ET

    The Dow pulled off a nearly 50-point  gain Thursday after a topsy-turvy session as the boost from oil's rally ultimately beat out disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Earnings Disappointment Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 1:35 PM ET

    Traders applied the brakes Thursday, a day after the Dow topped 10,000, as Goldman Sachs and Citigroup proved no match for Wall Street's inflated earnings expectations.

  • Dow Pares Losses After Philly Fed Report Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 10:15 AM ET

    Stocks pared their losses Thursday after a third straight positive Philly Fed reading — the first time that's happened in two years.  Stocks had opened lower after disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.

  • Futures Lower as Citi, Goldman Disappoint Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 7:28 AM ET

    After Wednesday's stellar market performance, stock index futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Thursday as investors take a breather and evaluate their next move.

  • Consumers Show Signs of Life as Prices Stay Low Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 4:31 AM ET
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    One benefit of the recession is that inflation is nowhere to be seen, as consumer prices have barely grown in months.

  • Dow Closes Above 10,000, Led by Banks Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 5:37 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Wednesday and the Dow broke through 10,000 for the first time in over a year, fueled by strong earnings from JPMorgan and Intel.