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  • Europe Should Pitch In to Help Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | 6:27 AM ET

    Europeans shouldn’t be sitting on the sidelines urging the Americans to come up with solutions. They should be rolling up their sleeves, spitting on their hands and pitching in to help.

  • Dow Falls 777 as Market Reels From House Vote Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 7:07 PM ET

    The House rejected the Wall Street bailout bill and the market screamed, selling off frantically until the Dow was left with its biggest one-day point drop ever. "This is panic and ... fear run amok," Zachary Karabell, president of River Twice Research told CNBC. "Right now we are in a classic moment of a financial meltdown," he said.

  • Dow Down 500 Points as House Rejects Bailout Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 3:18 PM ET

    The market screamed as the House vote on the Wall Street bailout bill teetered on the edge of a cliff — and then fell off. At one point, the Dow was down more than 700 points -- its second biggest intraday move on record.

  • Bank Stocks Get Hammered; Apple Falls Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 1:32 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Monday as fear rippled through the market with cracks starting to show in the global financial system and a House vote on the Wall Street bailout bill due later today.

  • Stocks Tumble as Fear Spreads; Apple Falls Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 12:06 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Monday as fear rippled through the market with cracks starting to show in the global financial system and a House vote on the Wall Street bailout bill due later today.

  • Futures Pare Losses on News of Wachovia Deal Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street but shaved about 20 points off the morning decline as investors welcomed news that Citigroup is acquiring most of Wachovia's assets and that no federal bailout was necessary.

  • What the Pros Say: The Disease Is Spreading Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 7:11 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The confidence crisis is spreading to Asia and Europe as financial markets are virtually shut, experts warn.

  • What the Pros Say: Down, Down, Down Friday, 26 Sep 2008 | 8:22 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Markets may test new lows as the US bailout plan is delayed.

  • What the Pros Say: Buy a Mattress! Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 8:41 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Cash is king is no longer just a cliché, it has become a mantra for markets in times of high uncertainty.

  • What the Pros Say: Watch What Buffett Is Doing Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 8:42 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    There may still be value in the markets if investors choose carefully from the stocks carnage debris.

  • What the Pros Say: Look Out for More Gloom Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 8:47 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The euphoria is gone, and global markets have fallen in response to Washington’s $700 billion financial sector bailout. Most of the experts are not convinced it would work, although they admit there is a silver lining.

  • Where Does The Bailout Stand Now? Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 8:15 AM ET

    The stakes are high as Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke head to Capitol Hill Tuesday.

  • Top 20 Beer Drinking Countries Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 3:37 PM ET
    Even in times of global financial downturn, you can be sure of one thing people will continue to buy and consume: beer. It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

    It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

  • The Pros Say: Don't Count Your Bailed Out Chickens Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 9:17 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Experts comment on Washington's $700 billion financial sector bailout and what it means for investors.

  • Don't Look for Solace in Beer, Analysts Say Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 9:44 AM ET

    Oktoberfest fans may be gathering in Germany for a feast to forget the turmoil in world financial markets, but the traditionally defensive beer sector looks unlikely to offer investors a safe haven this time, analysts told CNBC.com.

  • Poll: Who Has the Best Beer? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 9:38 AM ET

    In tough times, will consumers still love the world's oldest drink? Vote in our poll:

  • Never a Greater Need for Banker Prozac: Strategist Thursday, 18 Sep 2008 | 7:11 AM ET

    Uncertainty is likely to continue in the financial sector for at least another two weeks, causing more depression, Ralph Silva, research director at Tower Group, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Bailouts Will Push US into Depression: Manager Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 9:11 AM ET

    The end result of the global economic slowdown may be the U.S. announcing national bankruptcy as the government cannot afford the bailouts that it promised and the market will not bail out the government, Martin Hennecke, senior manager of private clients at Tyche, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Is America Now More Socialist than France? Monday, 8 Sep 2008 | 9:31 AM ET

    "The US government takeover of the GSEs......makes the US the most socialist system in the world, outside of places like North Korea and Cuba. It will have 75% of its current housing finance and the majority of its remaining capital allocation being financed with credit that is directly and indirectly the result of government and Fed intervention," according to Independent Strategy.

  • US Is "More Communist than China": Jim Rogers Monday, 8 Sep 2008 | 5:28 AM ET

    The nationalization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shows that the U.S. is "more communist than China right now" but its brand of socialism is meant only for the rich, investor Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Europe on Monday.