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  • 'Obama Bounce' Is Crushed By Worries About Economy Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | 3:01 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    All of the warmth and enthusiasm generated by Barack Obama's election to the presidency hasn't spilled over into the stock market.

  • Don’t heed the hype. This weekend’s G20 Summit will not, and cannot live up the hopes that a new financial architecture will be unveiled. It will likely be little more than a photo opportunity for the political class to demonstrate to their people that they are doing some about the global crisis.

  • What the Pros Say: Oil at $300; Gold at $2,000 Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | 6:42 AM ET

    Asian markets were hit hard again on Thursday as gloom about the global economy deepened, sending oil to a 22-month low of $55 a barrel and gold near the $710-an-ounce level. But CNBC's experts believe these precious commodities could climb in the long term.

  • Cramer's Top Ethanol Pick Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | 9:07 PM ET

    This stock should do well now that Barack Obama's won the White House.

  • Pros Say: S&P to Rally Until March 2009 Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | 5:12 AM ET

    Asian markets closed lower on Wednesday as poor corporate earnings highlighted the damage on companies and consumers from the global economic slowdown. CNBC's experts believe the turmoil is far from over.

  • Stocks Hit 2-Week Low Amid Global Worries Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks fell to their lowest levels in two weeks as worries about a global slowdown spooked the market.

  • Market's Dilemma And What Obama Should Do Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 4:35 PM ET

    The Dow rallied over 250 points around the two o'clock hour, then sold right into it. It rallied back a bit in the last 15 minutes. This, despite several pieces of good news in the last two days:

  • All 30 Dow Stocks Fall, Led by GM, Alcoa Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 3:51 PM ET

    Stocks continued to slide Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.

  • Obama Keeps Distance From G20 Financial Summit Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 1:09 PM ET

    President-elect Barack Obama is steering clear of this weekend's emergency global financial summit in Washington, a decision that gives him distance from his unpopular predecessor's policies and avoids any appearance of upstaging the current president.

  • Global Economic Woes Drag on Stocks Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 10:28 AM ET

    Stocks continued to slide Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.

  • Pros Say: Earnings Estimates to Fall 50% in 2009 Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 9:09 AM ET

    More gloomy economic news heightened fears of a deep-set global recession and weighed on global stocks Tuesday. As a result, strategists are lowering their estimates for corporate earnings next year. When will the turmoil end? CNBC's experts have their say:

  • Global Economic Woes Drag on Futures Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 7:58 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed a slightly weaker open Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.

  • Obama Asks Bush to Provide Help for Automakers Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 4:55 AM ET

    The struggling auto industry was thrust into the middle of a political standoff between the White House and Democrats on Monday as President-elect Barack Obama urged President Bush in a meeting at the White House to support immediate emergency aid.

  • Mad Mail: A Little Gunplay? Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer offers stocks that work under an Obama administration.

  • President-elect Obama Now Sports Wear Endorser? Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 3:50 PM ET

    President-elect Barack Obama is suddenly the most powerful man in America. And that means that people are listening to what he does or says—or endorses, for that matter.

  • Stimulus Stock Plays Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 12:16 PM ET

    On Friday, President-elect Barack Obama said that his top priority was to get a new economic stimulus plan passed.  Yesterday, China announced its own $600 billion stimulus plan with an emphasis on infrastructure and public works.  With all this money pouring in, which stocks might be poised for a jump?

  • Obama Won't Name Any Cabinet Posts This Week Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    President-elect Barack Obama will not make any Cabinet announcements this week, a spokeswoman said Monday.

  • Busch: Audacity of Redesign? Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 10:30 AM ET
    Andrew Busch

    Ahead of next weekends meeting, the G20 group of advanced and big emerging economies issued a communiqué indicating the direction and scope of their interests. From stabilizing the financial markets to supporting global growth to minimizing the “negative social impact” of the crisis, their goals are lofty and their ambition extraordinary.

  • Tiger Woods On Golf, Obama And The Economy Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 10:22 AM ET
    Tiger Woods

    I managed to land an interview with Tiger Woods this weekend in Asheville, North Carolina. Fabulous assignment, until I fell flat on my face, literally—more on that later. Woods was in Asheville to promote his first designed golf course for the US, The Cliffs at High Carolina, opening in 2010.

  • What the Pros Say: 70% Chance of a 'Massive Rally' Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 9:22 AM ET

    Global stocks got a boost after the announcement of China's near-$600 billion stimulus package. After last week's rollercoaster ride, CNBC's experts believe there is a strong chance that this is the beginning of a major year-end rally.