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  • Treasury Yields Need to Hit 4% to Lure Investors: Gross Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 3:23 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    The US government will need to keep Treasurys yields as high as 4 percent in order to entice investors to buy them, Pimco co-CEO Bill Gross said.

  • Stocks Bounce Back as Crude Prices Climb Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 11:54 AM ET

    Stocks rebounded Thursday as crude prices climbed after inventories were pared more than expected. Stocks had gotten off to a wobbly start as investors juggled a bleak report on new-home sales with any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.

  • Obama's Economic Stimulus Plan Is Working: Rep. Frank Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 10:54 AM ET

    The Obama administration’s economic stimulus plan is working, Rep. Barnkey Frank, D-Mass. told CNBC.

  • Stocks Fall After Housing Report; GM Jumps Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 10:28 AM ET

    Stocks retreated Thursday, after a higher open, as bleak report on new-home sales overshadowed any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.

  • Stocks Rise as Jobless Claims Drop; GM Jumps Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Thursday after an unexpected drop in initial jobless claims.

  • Futures Hold Gains as Jobless Claims Drop Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 8:37 AM ET

    Futures held onto gains Thursday after an unexpected drop in initial jobless claims. However, the gains were muted as Dow component P&G slashed its outlook.

  • Stocks Slide 2% Amid GM, Credit Worries Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 5:16 PM ET

    Stocks finished near session lows Wednesday as rising bond yields on government debt raised concern that borrowing costs are going to start going up and tamp down the economic recovery.

  • Stocks Slide as GM Drags; Techs Gain Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 2:06 PM ET

    Stocks got a quick pop Wednesday after a report showed existing-home sales rose in April  but quickly retreated as the previous day's optimism faded and GM stirred anxiety in the market. But tech stocks gained, sending the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • GM Rattles the Market; Techs Gain Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 12:17 PM ET

    Stocks got a quick pop Wednesday after a report showed existing-home sales rose in April  but quickly retreated as the previous day's optimism faded and GM stirred anxiety in the market. But tech stocks gained, sending the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • Futures Mixed, Investors Hesitant Over GM Trouble Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 7:53 AM ET

    Futures pared earlier gains Wednesday to indicate a mixed open for Wall Street as optimism from the previous day's consumer confidence data dwindled and was replaced by anxiety about what looks like certain bankruptcy for General Motors.

  • Stocks Jump 2.4% as Confidence Soars Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 4:52 PM ET

    Stocks barreled higher Tuesday as consumer confidence hit its highest level in eight months and a broker upgrade on Apple buoyed the Nasdaq.

  • Stocks Bounce Back as Confidence Soars Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 3:22 PM ET

    Stocks recovered from a lower start Tuesday as consumer confidence hit its highest level in eight months and a broker upgrade on Apple buoyed the Nasdaq.

  • Stocks Bounce Back as Confidence Soars Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 11:41 AM ET

    Stocks bounced back from a lower open Tuesday as a broker upgrade on Apple buoyed the Nasdaq.  Getting the market off to a jittery start after the three-day weekend, the decline in housing prices showed no signs of letting up and there were reports of another missile launch by North Korea.

  • Fund Managers' Top Emerging Market Stock Picks Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 11:33 AM ET

    Seven of 10 fund managers are betting that China and other emerging markets will lead the global economic recovery, according to a Merrill Lynch fund manager survey, and that could mean better investing opportunities abroad.

  • Futures Fall After Long Weekend Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 6:40 AM ET

    After a long Memorial Day weekend, futures indicated a negative open for Wall Street Tuesday as reports that North Korea launched missiles caused alarm.

  • Stocks End Lower After Late Selloff Friday, 22 May 2009 | 6:04 PM ET

    Stocks finished lower Friday after a late selloff erased the day's gains.  Stocks struggled to hold gains for much of the day but worries about a possible downgrade of the U.S.'s credit rating left the market on rocky ground ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.

  • Stock Struggle as Investor Jitters Persist Friday, 22 May 2009 | 11:09 AM ET

    Stocks made another break higher Friday as worries about a possible downgrade of the U.S.'s credit rating left the market on rocky ground ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.

  • Futures Rise, Thin Volume Expected Friday, 22 May 2009 | 7:33 AM ET

    Stocks were set to move higher at the open Friday following a selloff in the previous session as concerns about a credit rating downgrade for the US eased.

  • Text: FOMC Minutes Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 2:10 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Below are the minutes released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its Apr. 28-29 meeting:

  • 'Sink or Swim' Summer Starts for College Students Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 6:56 AM ET

    School's out, surf's up, summer beckons. Time for college students to see if they can stay afloat in the worst economy their generation has known.