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  • Pros Say: Recovery Has a Lot More Upside Thursday, 11 Jun 2009 | 10:37 AM ET
    Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday after reports showed jobless claims fell by 24,000 last week to 601,000 and retail sales ticked higher in May. Bond yields will also be in focus today as the results of the government's 30-year Treasury auction are due out at 1pm ET. Experts weighed in on the above and more. Read and listen to what they had to say…

  • Traders Worry Over 10 Year Treasury Move Thursday, 11 Jun 2009 | 9:16 AM ET

    Despite the somewhat encouraging set of data, futures drifted a bit lower as traders became more concerned with the move in 10-year Treasury yields, which briefly rose above 4 percent again earlier this morning.

  • Stocks Signal 'Worries' Over Higher Interest Rates Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | 2:03 PM ET

    Stocks dropped as soon as the results of the 10-year auction were announced. The yield of 3.99 percent was at the high end of expectations.

  • Deficit Breakdown: How the US Got Into This Mess Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | 11:28 AM ET
    US Capitol Building with cash

    There are two basic truths about the enormous deficits that the federal government will run in the coming years. The first is that President Obama’s agenda is responsible for only a sliver of the deficits. The second is that Mr. Obama does not have a realistic plan for eliminating the deficit.

  • Obama to Appoint Overseer For Executive Pay: Source Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | 11:02 AM ET

    An Obama administration official says the administration will appoint a "special master" to oversee executives' compensation at companies receiving large amounts of government aid, with the power to reject pay plans deemed excessive. 1st paragraph of story should go here

  • Markets Like China Stimulus More Than US Version Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | 9:10 AM ET

    China stimulus trumps U.S. stimulus. Although the dollar is comparatively flat, we continue to have a global commodity rally--oil, copper, aluminum and other commodities are at or near their highs for the year.

  • GOP Financial Reform Package Due Out Thursday Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 9:59 PM ET

    The Republican Party blueprint for reform would strip the Federal Reserve of significant powers, create a single banking regulator, establish a special bankruptcy code to handle the collapse of too-big-to-fail non-banking firms and promises "no more bailouts."

  • US House Passes 'Cash for Clunkers' Plan Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 5:38 PM ET

    With auto sales in the doldrums, the House approved a plan Tuesday to provide vouchers of up to $4,500 for consumers who turn in their gas-guzzling cars and trucks for more fuel-efficient vehicles.

  • Stocks End Mixed After TARP News; Techs Gain Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 5:08 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed in choppy trading Tuesday after 10 banks were approved to repay TARP loans. But tech stocks gained after Texas Instruments  raised its earnings and revenue targets for the second quarter.

  • "In 90 days you've gone from an attitude on Wall Street that the financial system is on the precipice to a feeling that happy days are here again," one pro says.

  • Cramer: A ‘Remarkable Moment’ for Markets Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 3:35 PM ET

    Get the Mad Money host’s calls on oil, tech, financials, the steels and more.

  • Stocks Waver After TARP News; Techs Gain Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 2:41 PM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Tuesday after the banks approved to repay TARP loans were named. But tech stocks held onto their gains after Texas Instruments  raised its earnings and revenue targets for the second quarter.

  • Stocks Rise as TARP Repayers Are Named Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Tuesday, with bank stocks rising as some of the nation's largest institutions poised to repay government bailout money.

  • The panel overseeing the TARP recommends running again the stress tests on US banks, as economic conditions have worsened, its chair, Harvard University professor Elizabeth Warren, told CNBC.

  • Futures Turn Positive as TARP Banks Go Higher Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | 7:42 AM ET

    Futures showed a relatively flat open for Wall Street on Tuesday as the dollar's rally, fueled by last week’s better than expected jobs report, fizzled out and some investors went back into stocks.

  • A report by the Congressional Oversight Panel says the Obama administration's program to test the financial health of the nation's biggest banks was "constructive" but also raises "serious qustions."

  • A Late Surge, Big, But Not Big Enough Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 5:00 PM ET

    Late day buying almost pushed the S&P 500 into new high territory--but fell back just at the close. Still, it was an impressive rally: we started the day with typical light summer volume; stocks were immediately under pressure from higher Treasury yields and a higher dollar.

  • Stocks Flop as Late Rally Fizzles; Banks Gain Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 4:47 PM ET

    Stocks ended flat Monday as a late rally fizzled after the Supreme Court issued a stay, temporarily halting the sale of Chrysler to Fiat.

  • Cramer: Mulally's Focus Gives Ford Edge? Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 3:24 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on President Obama's stimulus spending, fast food, the Paris Air Show and more.

  • Stocks May Be in For Tougher Sledding Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 3:04 PM ET

    Stocks are not cheap right now: Alec Young at S&P notes that the S&P 500 is trading at 17 times 2009 earnings, expensive by historic standards.

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