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  • Wiener War: Sara Lee, Kraft Escalate Legal Beef Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:48 AM ET

    The nation's two largest hot dog makers are taking their legal beefs Monday to federal court in Chicago, where a judge will determine whether Oscar Mayer or Ball Park franks broke false-advertising laws in their efforts to become top dog.

  • US Crisis Worse than 2008     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 5:00 AM ET

    "2008 was more of a crisis of liquidity. This time is much more structurally worse, because we do not have much in the way of ammunition at the Fed," JJ Burns, president of JJ Burns and Co, told CNBC.

  • Why You Should Trade Currency Pleasure for Pain Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 8:34 PM ET

    In a week like the one just ended, it's worth giving up some pleasure to avoid more pain, these strategists say.

  • Strange but Functional Gadgets Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 2:11 PM ET

    From an iPlunger to a solar-paneled bikini and a flying alarm clock, these gadgets are sure to make you do a double take — but they get the job done!

  • President Obama plans to leave next week for vacation on Martha's Vineyard.  With all that is going on in the country and around the world, should he cancel his trip? Vote now.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Word on the Street     Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Beach

    There are several things that can be done to help turn the market around, including leaders from Washington and around the world canceling their vacations to go back to work, Jim Cramer said Thursday.

  • Financial Turmoil Evokes Comparison to 2008 Crisis Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 10:44 AM ET
    Financial Crisis

    It feels eerily familiar: Stocks are plummeting. The economy is slowing. Politicians are scrambling to find solutions but are mired in disagreement, the New York Times reports.

  • Market Still Has Further To Fall: Economist Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 5:50 AM ET

    The current market jitters are part of a long term bear market cycle which could last until 2020, an economist told CNBC Thursday.

  • Higher Market Levels Soon to Come?     Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 4:50 AM ET

    "If you look at historic patterns, the sort of lows that we are reaching in terms of sentiment as opposed to market levels suggest that over the next three to six months we should see higher market levels," James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management, told CNBC.

  • One strategist is warning investors not to increase exposure to stocks until the “real selling capitulation takes place" and gold and Swiss Franc begin to decline.

  • Fast Money Web Extra     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Financials Lead Market Lower     Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    How to invest as a bear market is just around the corner as worries over European debt intensify, with the Fast Money traders. Dennis Gartman, of the Gartman Letter, says "hide."

  • The past week's market drops and swings are dizzying. Everyday people are commenting that it is scarier than 2008. Now, that probably isn't true because no one is anticipating the inability to take money out of ATMs or the commercial paper market shutting down. Yet, there is something unnerving about the market declines, the uncertainty surrounding the economy and the lack of confidence in political leaders.

  • Global Banking Crisis Fears Lurch to the Foreground Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 3:16 PM ET

    Analysts point out that U.S. banks have become much better capitalized than they were during the financial crisis of 2008. But shares of US major banks continue to move sharply lower.

  • If Fed Is Out of Bullets, Are Tax Cuts Only Option? Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 3:55 AM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    The US Federal Reserve managed to spark a stock rally on Tuesday, but some economists are now left wondering if it will take tax cuts to inject real life into the broader US economy.

  • Word on the Street     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders.

  • "Using actual inflation numbers in the economy, as it was calculated 30 years ago before they had all these gimmicks to so-called adjust inflation, then we are right now in a very important contraction already in the economy," Dohmen said.

  • You could get motion sickness watching the U.S. markets these days. But the real sick man is Europe.