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  • Futures Slide After Jump in Jobless Claims Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    Stock futures added to losses after news of a 43,000 jump in jobless claims.

  • Jim Rogers: Oil Price Will Keep Rising; Silver to Fall Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 8:07 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.

  • Debt Ceiling Has Some Give, Until Roof Falls In Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 6:41 AM ET

    The federal government will not run short of money to pay its bills on May 16, when the federal debt reaches the legal maximum of $14.3 trillion, the New York Times reports.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's "Squawk on the Street."

  • Deal Money Deserts the Dollar Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 5:01 PM ET

    Think the dollar's weak now? Upcoming M&A deals sure aren't going to help matters.  

  • Stocks End Lower in Selloff as Silver, Oil Slide Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday amid sliding prices for precious metals and oil, and news of weakness in the U.S. economy.

  • Stocks Fall Ahead of the Close; Intel Gains Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:10 PM ET

    Stocks sank across-the-board Wednesday as investors took a breather following disappointing economic news and a selloff in commodities. 

  • NBA's Kings Give Sacramento One Last Chance: Owner Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 3:28 PM ET
    Sacramento Kings Fans

    Out of respect for its fans, the Sacramento Kings agreed to stay one more year instead of relocating to Anaheim, Joe Maloof, president of Maloof Companies, which include the Sacramento Kings and The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Ralcorp Rejects $4.9 Billion ConAgra Takeover Bid Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    Ralcorp Holdings has rejected a $4.9 billion, all-cash takeover bid Wednesday from consumer food company ConAgra Foods.

  • Varian Deal Could Save Semiconductor Investors Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 1:01 PM ET

    Applied Materials is paying $4.9 billion in cash to buy Varian because when it comes to making the equipment that makes the chips, Varian does something very technical for clients that Applied Materials no longer does.

  • Rare Earth Prices Surge Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    Rare earth prices are reaching rarefied heights. World prices have doubled in the last four months for rare earths — metallic elements needed for many of the most sophisticated civilian and military technologies, whether smartphones or smart bombs.

  • Futures Pare Losses After Jobs News Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    Stock index futures pared losses to trade flat amid a report on private sector job growth that was a little weaker than expected.

  • Stocks End Mixed in Choppy Session Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:53 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Stocks Trim Losses Ahead of the Close Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed; Utilities Gain, Pfizer Falls Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed in quiet trading after a varied batch of earnings reports, as investors took a step back after sending the market to multi-year highs in April.

  • Futures Slightly Lower After Earnings Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 9:27 AM ET

    Stock index futures fell ahead of the open for Wall Street on Tuesday as traders considered the implications of Osama Bin Laden's death and looked ahead to more earnings reports..

  • More M&A Activity on the Horizon? Monday, 2 May 2011 | 8:05 PM ET

    Following a flurry of takeovers, Cramer explains why more deals are likely.

  • Is This Utility Undervalued? Monday, 2 May 2011 | 7:42 PM ET

    Cramer thinks so, especially following a string of deals in the utility industry.

  • Stocks End Modestly Lower as Energy Slides Monday, 2 May 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly lower Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.

  • Stocks Fall Before Close; Alcoa Gains Monday, 2 May 2011 | 3:57 PM ET

    Stocks fell in late afternoon trading on Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the renewed potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.

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