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  • Shadow Spreading Across International Banking Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 12:41 AM ET

    A few weeks ago, Mike Farrell, head of Annaly Capital, a New-York based, non-bank finance firm, wrote a letter to his investors that pointed out that “in times of chaos ... those that survive aren’t necessarily the biggest or the bravest.” the FT reported.

  • Dow, S&P Snap 3-Day Losing Streak Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 4:18 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher Monday, with the Dow and S&P breaking a three-day losing streak, ahead of a crucial vote on austerity measures in Greece and after banking regulators announced capital rules that were less burdensome than expected.

  • Stocks Climb Ahead of Close, Led by Banks Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    Stocks extended their gains Monday, with the Dow and S&P on track to break a three-day losing streak, ahead of a crucial vote on austerity measures in Greece and after banking regulators announced capital rules that were less burdensome than expected.

  • Obama Still Hopeful for Debt Accord With Republicans Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 2:27 PM ET

    The White House said Monday that a "significant" deal with Republicans on cutting government spending and raising the nation's debt limit is still possible, even as the administration hardened its stance on the need for increased tax revenue to be part of any agreement.

  • Stocks Rise Ahead of Greece Vote; Oil Slips Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    Stocks climbed Monday, reversing three days of losses, as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks and bet there would be a near-term resolution to Greece's financial future.

  • Futures Flat After Consumer Spending News Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 8:49 AM ET

    Futures turned flat Monday following news that personal income gained slightly in May, while spending was unchanged. Gains were also limited as investors remained cautious about Greece's future.

  • Risk Management Key in Financial Innovation: Report Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 5:20 AM ET

    Investors have been disappointed by popular financial innovations, including portable alpha and structured products, and current innovations, including Exchange Traded Funds, could be storing up risks for the future, according to a new report by Principal Global Investors and Citi.

  • Dow, S&P End Lower for 7 Out of 8 Weeks Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower Friday with the Dow and S&P closing down for the seventh week out of eight amid continuing jitters over the euro zone debt crisis.

  • Stocks Set to End Lower Amid Euro Debt Fears Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    Stocks slumped with the Dow and S&P on track for their third-straight day of losses Friday as uncertainty over the passage of a Greek austerity plan in addition to worries over Italian banks overshadowed a better-than-expected durable goods report. 

  • Nevada State Treasurer Takes on Meredith Whitney Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 1:42 PM ET
    Kate Marshall, Nevada State Treasurer

    "If I take Nevada's debt and if I add in the pension liability, and I add in the benefit liability, I'm still only at 8.6 percent. I can't speak for Ms. Whitney ... but I do have to say it would be nice if she did a little homework, drilled down a little bit into what those numbers are," Kate Marshall told CNBC Friday.

  • Stocks Slide Amid New Euro Zone Jitters Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 11:24 AM ET

    Stocks slumped across the board Friday, as uncertainty over the passage of a Greek austerity plan in addition to worries over Italian banks overshadowed a better-than-expected durable goods report. 

  • Futures Turn Higher After Economic News Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures turned higher after several key economic news, but gains were limited after several major Italian banks declined sharply, triggering renewed worries over the European debt crisis.

  • Stocks Rise as Bulls Look Beyond Volatility Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 7:19 AM ET

    After a volatile session on Thursday as the International Energy Agency unveiled plans to release strategic reserves in a bid to push oil prices lower, stocks look set for a strong end to the week.

  • Stocks End Mixed on Greek Deal; Energy Sags Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks finished off session lows Thursday following a report that Greece has forged a deal with the EU and IMF on an austerity plan, but investors were cautious following a weak jobs news in addition to the Fed's tepid economic remarks.

  • Why The White House and Fed Can’t Fix the Economy Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 12:37 PM ET

    The news that 60 million barrels of oil will be released into the global energy markets is really about the White House finally recognizing what millions of American families already know: the economy is still too weak, the recovery too slow, and they need to try something new.

  • Energy Prices Sell Off     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:24 AM ET

    The release of oil stockpiles have impacted energy prices. An outlook on oil, with John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • Oil Stocks Tumble on Release     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:20 AM ET

    A long time oil stock buyer weighs in on oil falling on the U.S. tapping its vast emergency petroleum stockpile, with Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management president.

  • Futures Fall Further After Jobless Claims Rise Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures extended their decline Thursday, after jobless claims posted a surprise gain and following the Federal Reserve's tepid economic outlook.

  • US to Lose Second Place in World Trade to India: Citi Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 6:35 AM ET
    BOMBAY, INDIA: A sign board 'Mumbai' is placed near the Taj hotel at the famous landmark the Gateway in Bombay, 13 May 2005. Since independence in 1947, regional advocates in India have called for a change in many place names to reflect the wide linguistic and ethnic variations in the country of one-billion-plus people that spans the Himalayans in the north to the meeting of the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea in the south. AFP PHOTO/Sebastian D'SOUZA. (Photo credit should read SEBASTIAN D'SOUZA/AF

    In less than 40 years India will overtake the US as the world’s second-largest trading nation, pushing today's superpower into third place and Europe in to the little leagues, according to a new report by Citi.

  • What Does Bernanke Really Say After a Few Drinks? Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 4:46 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke press conference following rate decision.

    Stock markets would panic if they knew what Ben Bernanke and other leading figures in the Federal Reserve really said when their tongues are loosened by alcohol, John Mauldin, president of Millennium Wave Advisors, told CNBC Thursday.