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  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 10:46 AM ET

    President Barack Obama urged fellow G20 leaders on Tuesday to agree immediate action to boost the global economy at a London summit next month.

  • A Morning For Profit Taking Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 9:19 AM ET

    Not a big surprise we are seeing modest profit-taking this morning. Big European banks are down mid single-digits.

  • Praise for the President Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 7:45 PM ET

    Cramer applauds Obama for taking much-needed action – actions the Mad Money host has been cheerleading for some time.

  • Cramer: 10 Stocks to Watch Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 7:33 PM ET

    These companies will tell us whether or not Monday’s rally was real.

  • Web Extra: Fast & Furious Trades For Tuesday Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 6:04 PM ET

    In this Web Extra, the traders talk President Obama's primetime's news conference, as well as Carnival earnings, Williams Sonoma earnings and more!

  • The Federal Reserve should play a "central role" in preventing future financial crises like the one now gripping the country.

  • Behind Today's Huge Rally Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 4:04 PM ET

    Stocks pop on news that investors can get a sweet deal with the public/private partnership, and Goldman Sachs pops when the WSJ says it might pay back all or part of the TARP money by selling part of its $7.5 billion stake in Chinese bank ICBC!

  • Geithner: New Plan Will Help Get Credit Flowing Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 2:03 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told CNBC that the government's highly-anticipated plan to deal with troubled mortgage loans and assets is just the latest effort to stem the financial crisis.

  • Geithner: New Plan Will Help Get Credit Flowing Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 12:43 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Treasury Secretary Geithner told CNBC that the government's highly-anticipated plan to deal with troubled loans and assets is just the latest effort to stem the financial crisis.

  • CNBC's Erin Burnett interviews Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner.

  • US Unveils Complex Plan To Deal With Toxic Assets Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 11:52 AM ET
    Financial Crisis

    The government's latest effort to stabilize the financial system centers on public-private investment funds that will buy up to $1 trillion in troubled loans and securities at the heart of the crisis.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 11:25 AM ET

    The US Treasury revealed details of a highly-anticipated plan to set up public-private investment funds that will buy up to $1 trillion in troubled loans and securities at the heart of the financial crisis.

  • left/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/chandler_marc_100.jpg110010055lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse Winston Churchill once quipped that "The Americans will always do the right thing after they have exhausted all the alternatives."   To be sure all the other other alternatives to the Treasury's toxic assets plan have not been exhausted, though many were. 

  • Futures Off To A Roaring Start Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 9:21 AM ET

    Despite deep skepticism on the Street, stock futures are having one of their best mornings in months as details of the Geithner plan are now available.

  • US Treasury to Detail Toxic Assets Plan Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | 9:23 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is set to reveal details on Monday of a plan to set up public-private investment funds that could buy up to $1 trillion in troubled loans and securities at the heart of the financial crisis.

  • Geithner's Job at Treasury Safe, Obama Says Saturday, 21 Mar 2009 | 5:03 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

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  • Cramer: A Warren Commission for the Financial Crisis Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 7:32 PM ET

    It’s time for some show trials. But Congress shouldn’t be anywhere near them.

  • Game Plan: Be Cautious, Take Profits Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 7:18 PM ET

    Don’t get caught up in the market’s swift move higher, Cramer says. Pocket your winnings while you can.

  • TALF Off To A Slow Start Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 2:46 PM ET

    A very important program—the TALF—is off to a slow start due to political risks surrounding the program.

  • Obama Is Ratings Gold Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 1:02 PM ET
    Obama on Jay Leno

    President Obama is really the ultimate celebrity — up there with Jerry Seinfeld and Johnny Carson. His appearance on Jay Leno's "Tonight Show" puts him up there with the biggest stars of all time, in terms of his effect on ratings.