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  • Rep. Barney Frank discusses the auto bailout issue, while New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says a $10 million bonus for Merrill Lynch's John Thain is unjustified. Following are today's top videos:

  • Dow Gains 3.5% but Ends Below 9,000 Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 5:09 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday, but ended off session highs, as hopes for an auto bailout and action by world governments helped offset the grim reality of a fresh wave of layoffs.

  • Obama: Leaning Left, Persuading Right Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    Six weeks before taking office, President-elect Barack Obama can already boast one striking accomplishment: persuading partisan, ideological adversaries to see him in a less partisan, less ideological light.

  • Stocks Rally, Led by Autos, Financials Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 3:18 PM ET

    Stocks continued to rally Monday as hopes for an auto bailout and action by world governments helped offset the grim reality of a fresh wave of layoffs.

  • Infrastructure Package: Big, But Just How Big? Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 3:09 PM ET

    The markets are doing well for the second day because the awful jobs number on Friday has convinced traders that a huge stimulus package is coming. President-elect Obama did nothing to dispel that notion over the weekend.

  • Constrcution Worker

    With President-elect Obama pledging to rebuild the economy from the inside out, infrastructure stocks could be big winners.

  • Crescenzi: Obama "Buying Time" To Fix Debt Problem Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 12:55 PM ET
    Tony Crescenzi

    It is probably no coincidence that the interim bottom for the equity market was set the day before President-elect Barack Obama began a series of public announcements and appearances meant to address the economic and financial crisis, stabilize the financial markets, and shore up confidence.

  • Capital Gains: All Is Not Lost Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    Even if you the financial crisis has caused major losses in your investment portfolio. that doesn't mean you're without capital gains. And even if you are, there's a a bit of silver lining to all those losses.

  • Markets Rally On Stimulus Fever Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 12:17 PM ET

    The awful payroll numbers on Friday finally seems to have galvanized Washington and the rest of the world--stimulus fever is now global, with additional packages in India and discussions of more in China and France.

  • Stocks Rally as Stimulus Plans Stir Hope Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 11:30 AM ET

    Stocks continued to rally Monday as hopes for an auto bailout and action by world governments helped offset the grim reality of a fresh wave of layoffs.

  • Busch: We've Survived A "Near Death" Experience Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 10:31 AM ET

    The equity turn around Friday from disastrous employment numbers sends a signal to traders and investors that the markets had priced in that world coming to an end. For most Republicans, this happened in November.

  • Is the alternative energy boom long gone?  It seems the environment for ethanol stocks is gloomier than ever.  In 2005, the U.S. government ordered a mandate under the Energy Policy Act, requiring gasoline producers to quadruple the use of renewable fuel, in this case ethanol by 2022. The 2008 minimum mandate of 9 billion gallons of ethanol will significantly grow to 36 billion gallons of use by 2022.  With such high growth expectations, why are these stocks so depressed?

  • Futures Rally on Auto Bailout, Global Action Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 8:06 AM ET

    Growing hopes of a federal bailout for the auto industry and increased action by world governments to stem the global recession pushed stock index futures higher Monday.

  • Yoshikami: Investing & the Obama Presidency Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 12:40 AM ET

    As we wait to see what Barack does in the new year, what can you do today to position your investment strategy for an Obama Administration?  Here are some ideas. 

  • Cramer to Geithner: Let FDIC Chair Keep Her Job Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | 7:57 PM ET

    Sheila Bair got it right. Bernanke, Paulson and the NY Fed Prez have largely been wrong. Here's why she should be allowed to stay.

  • Which Industries Will Drive Growth? Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | 6:11 PM ET

    Barack Obama has sworn to tackle economic issues head on. But what exactly does that mean, and can you trade it?

  • Stocks Rally Despite Economic News Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 5:09 PM ET
    NYSE traders

    Stocks overcame an array of dismal economic reports and rode hopes that the market may have achieved at least a temporary bottom to close higher Wednesday.

  • A CIA for Wall Street? Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 4:19 PM ET

    We need a Financial Intelligence Agency to do the work the SEC's Christopher Cox and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke should have.

  • An Alternative to Bailout Nation Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 1:39 PM ET

    At his news conference this morning, where he introduced New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson as Commerce-secretary designate, President-elect Obama refused to play his hand on the Detroit/GM bailout story. That tells me he’s aware that the country is getting fed up with the thought of bailout nation.

  • Stocks Bounce Back as Biotech Booms Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 1:29 PM ET

    The stock market was far off its morning lows, coming close to turning positive, as investors shook off a handful of weak economic reports and snapped up biotech shares and other defensive plays.