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  • Stocks Slide as GM Falls Below $2 Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 11:20 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Thursday, pressured by doubts about whether General Motors can survive and ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • Mortgage Bankruptcy Bill Headed for House Vote Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 11:01 AM ET

    Debt-strapped homeowners unable to afford their mortgages could get their monthly payments lowered in bankruptcy court under a controversial element of President Barack Obama's housing rescue plan.

  • Obama Holds Summit On Health Care Reform Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 9:43 AM ET

    President Barack Obama has invited to the White House more than 120 people who hold a wide range of views on how to fix the world's costliest health care system.

  • GM Dents Futures; Jobless Claims Help Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 9:28 AM ET

    US stocks headed for a lower open Thursday, having clawed back key ground in the previous session, ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and decisions by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England on interest rates.

  • Obama's Housing Plan: Will It Help You? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 9:16 PM ET

    Whether you're a responsible homeowner looking to refinance or just barely making your monthly payments, here's how the new program will help.

  • Obama Can’t Kill Coal Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 6:47 PM ET

    Strong demand from overseas will be enough to keep companies like Joy Global in business, says the CEO.

  • Dominion to Dominate? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 6:39 PM ET

    This company’s focus on clean energy makes it a utility that even President Obama could like.

  • Is Obama On Board Now? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 6:35 PM ET

    A possible nod from the president is a key ingredient in getting this market back on track.

  • New Mortgage Plan: Who Qualifies and How It Works Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 6:12 PM ET

    The Obama administration's new housing plan can be split into two sections: help for those facing foreclosure and refinancing for those with homes "under water."

  • Will Obama Help Or Hamper Turnaround? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 5:43 PM ET

    There seems to be a growing chorus that the Obama plan to save the economy might do more harm that good.

  • Stocks Claw Back in Sub-7,000 Terrain Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 5:17 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded off of 12-year lows Wednesday after the Obama administration launched its mortgage-rescue plan to help millions of struggling homeowners stay in their homes. The market shrugged off a bleak beige-book report and barreled higher in afternoon trading.

  • Recovery Indicators Are Being Ignored Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 4:51 PM ET

    As Team Obama readies its nearly $300 billion mortgage bailout — a plan that at best will have only minor positive impact, and at worst will welfare-ize the housing sector even more — there are recovery indicators out there that are being ignored by the pessimistic administration and its media allies.

  • The "Reflation" Trade Gets Real Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 4:05 PM ET

    Today's rally is based on a combination of the reflation trade, dramatically oversold conditions, and late-day chatter that the House will hold hearings on mark-to-market.

  • Second Liens Forgiven: Are You Kidding Me? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 3:23 PM ET

    Amid the dozens of pages of details of the Obama mortgage modification plan, one new element will likely not make it into the headlines because it’s something of an afterthought, but...

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 3:11 PM ET

    The Obama administration Wednesday gave lenders the green light to begin modifying home mortgages under a new $75 billion program aimed primarily at people facing imminent financial hardship.

  • CNBC Look-Alikes—From Rick Santelli to Erin Burnett Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 2:54 PM ET

    When stocks go down, we financial journalists get a lot of hate mail. People lose money, they get cranky and they want someone to blame. We understand. And, in that spirit, we're offering this hilarious list of CNBC "separated at birth" comparisons. Go ahead. Laugh with us. Laugh at us. We're here for you.

  • Stocks Hold Gains Despite Beige Outlook Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 2:18 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded off of 12-year lows Wednesday after the Obama administration launched its mortgage-rescue plan to help millions of struggling homeowners stay in their homes. The market shrugged off a bleak beige-book report and barreled higher in afternoon trading.

  • Obama's Mortgage Plan Won't Help Everybody Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 1:45 PM ET
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    Borrowers are being advised to be patient in their efforts to get help because mortgage companies are likely to be flooded with calls.

  • Dow Regains Strength Despite GE Drag Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 1:34 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded off of 12-year lows Wednesday after the Obama administration launched its mortgage-rescue plan to help millions of struggling homeowners stay in their homes.

  • Kneale: Is Obama Out of His Freakin' Mind? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 11:39 AM ET

    At the risk of redundancy I'll ask it again: Is he? Is President Obama effin' CRAZY? President Obama blames the continuing global financial crisis for the unmitigated carnage on Monday, when the Dow fell below 7000 and closed down 300 points (or 4.2%) at a 12-year low of 6763.

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