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  • Stocks Snap 3-Day Rally on EU Woes; Banks Sag Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 4:19 PM ET

    Stocks finished near session lows Friday sparked by fresh fears over the euro zone sovereign debt crisis and after a batch of mixed earnings reports.

  • Obama's NY Apt. For Rent Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 2:59 PM ET

    Obama’s former abode from his lean year in Morningside Heights, New York is on the rental market.

  • Futures Lower Amid EU Jitters; GE Slides Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 9:11 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were lower Friday following a three-day rally as worries over Europe resurfaced and as investors sifted through another batch of earnings.

  • Stocks Log 3-Day Rally, Led by Techs; MS Falls Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 4:22 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher for a third-straight session in choppy trading Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting its best level since May.

  • US Economy On Track to Grow: Union Pacific CEO Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:43 PM ET
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    The economy continues to grow slowly, and that should continue through the rest of the year, Jack Koraleski, Union Pacific CEO, tells CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

  • Futures Off Highs After Jobless Claims Report Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pared some of its earlier gains Thursday after the weekly jobless claims rose more than expected and as investors digested a bag of mixed earnings reports.

  • Stocks End Higher, Dow Up 100; BofA Falls 5% Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks finished higher for a second session Wednesday, led by techs, after Bernanke reiterated that the central bank stands ready to inject more stimulus and despite the Fed's latest lackluster "Beige Book" report.

  • Trading Cooperman's Top Picks     Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan and the FMHR traders weigh in on legendary hedge fund investor, Leon Cooperman's top picks, including Qualcomm, Wastson Pharma, and Western Union. Also, the cloud play on Intel ahead of Microsoft's Window 8 release.

  • US Economy May Chug Along More Slowly: CSX CEO Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 11:29 AM ET

    The U.S. economy should grow in the third quarter, but at a more modest level, railroad CSX CEO Michael Ward, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

  • Futures Hold Losses After Housing Starts Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 9:14 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures held their losses Wednesday ahead of a second day of Congressional testimony from Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke.

  • Hendry: ‘Bad Things are Going to Happen’ Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 2:57 AM ET
    NYSE traders

    Hugh Hendry is lying low. The Glaswegian founder of $800m hedge fund Eclectica stepped out of the limelight last year after a series of feisty television appearances made him Britain’s best-known hedge fund manager.

  • Stocks Close Higher After Earnings, Bernanke Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher in choppy trading Tuesday, wiping out the previous session's declines, thanks to better-than-expected earnings reports and as investors remained hopeful that the central bank may still be open to further easing.

  • Futures Higher Ahead of Bernanke; GS Climbs Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 9:18 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday following a batch of better-than-expected earnings and as investors speculated Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke may give fresh clues about further stimulus measures on the heels of several weak economic reports pointing to an economic slowdown.

  • HSBC Ignored Drug Money Fear, Alleges Senate Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 5:43 AM ET
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    HSBC ignored warnings that its activities may have possibly exposed the US financial system to drug money from Mexico and inadvertently provided banking services to lenders suspected of links to terrorist organizations, Senate investigators have claimed in a new report, the Financial Times reports.

  • America’s Lessons in Killing off Toxic Banks Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 8:04 PM ET

    A couple of years ago, I spent some time brainstorming with officials from America’s mighty Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. It felt rather like meeting doctors from ER, or an emergency medical ward. For FDIC officials have handled so many sick American banks in recent years, they have developed a slick drill: if a bank is deemed bust, FDIC “shock troops” will arrive, typically on Friday night, seize control, reassure staff and depositors – before either closing the banks or selling it on.

  • Stocks Close Lower Amid Economic Worries Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower in light, choppy trading Monday, amid ongoing worries over the slowing economy and ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech later this week.

  • Bank on Citi's Earnings?     Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    The FMHR crew weighs in with their top plays of the day, and the best way to play the banking sector, with Anthony Polini, Raymond James.

  • Futures Hold Losses After Retail Sales; Citi Gains Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 8:43 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures remained in negative territory Monday, following a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and after stocks staged a sharp rally in the previous session, snapping six-day losing streak.

  • Dow Soars 200, Snaps 6-Day Losing Streak Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 4:42 PM ET

    Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for stocks, with the Dow and S&P 500 snapping a six-day losing streak, propelled by sharp gains in financials following JPMorgan's earnings report.

  • Trading JPMorgan Earnings     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Fred Cannon, director of research at KBW, says JPMorgan's CIO loss was in line with market expectations.