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  • BP Navigates Russia Inc On Rosneft Deal Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 2:07 AM ET
    BP sign

    BP will launch a final attempt this week to salvage a proposed alliance with Rosneft, the Russian state oil group, and intends to seek Russian government approval to buy out its billionaire partners in TNK-BP or do so in tandem with Rosneft.

  • Stocks End Down; Oil Rises, Shutdown Looms Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks saw a selloff ahead of the weekend and amid disagreements over spending cuts, hindering lawmakers from reaching a deal to temporarily avert a government shutdown.

  • Stocks Pare Losses; Energy Gains Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks saw a selloff ahead of the weekend and amid disagreements over spending cuts, hindering lawmakers from reaching a deal to temporarily avert a government shutdown.

  • Want to Beat S&P? Look at MLPs: Raymond James Exec Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 2:16 PM ET

    The master limited partnership asset class, as reflected by the Alerian MLP Index spacer, has dramatically outperformed its peers on a "traveling" twelve month basis: 25 percent versus the S&P 500 13.4 percent, Dow Jones Utilities Index 9 percent and Morgan Stanley's spacer REIT Index 16.6 percent, Darren Horowitz, managing director Energy Equity Research at Raymond James, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Federal officials charged with reviewing mergers under antitrust laws will keep working during a government shutdown.

  • Stocks Turn Lower, Led by Industrials Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    Stocks added to modest losses Friday after news that Congressional leaders have not come to a budget agreement, which could lead to a government shutdown at midnight tonight. Cisco fell, while Merck rose.

  • Futures Higher; Earnings Season in Focus Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    Stock index futures rose ahead of the open Friday in what is expected to be another low volume session before earnings season kicks off in earnest with Alcoa's release after the market closes on Monday.

  • Australian Stock Exchange's (ASX) rebuff of a $7.8 takeover offer from the Singapore Exchange (SGX) was the wrong decision, said Kerry Series, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Asia-focused fund management firm Eight Investment Partners.

  • Stocks Close Off Lows Hit After Earthquake Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 4:56 PM ET
    CNBC - Disaster in Japan - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    Stocks closed well off the lows of the day after plunging in the wake of a powerful earthquake in Japan renewed investor fears about supply disruptions and the ongoing nuclear crisis, and as oil jumped above $110 a barrel. Caterpillar fell, while Home Depot rose.

  • A Government Shutdown Could Shut Down Wall Street Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 4:23 PM ET

    A lengthy government shutdown could put a halt to some of the basic functions of Wall Street.

  • Stocks Hold Losses Ahead of Close Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade lower ahead of the close, failing to rebound entirely after another powerful earthquake in Japan renewed investor fears about supply disruptions and the ongoing nuclear crisis, and as oil jumped above $110 a barrel.  GE and Cisco fell, while Home Depot rose.

  • What if the NYSE is Not Sold at All? Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 3:43 PM ET
    NYSE Traders

    While the battle over the NYSE rages and we wait for a response from that exchange to the proposed $42.50 dual stock and cash bid from Nasdaq and Ice, it’s worth mentioning that among the most likely outcomes here is that the NYSE doesn’t get bought at all.

  • AT&T, T-Mobile Deal Will Be Approved: Evercore's Altman Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 12:10 PM ET
    Roger Altman

    Roger Altman, chairman of Evercore Partners, told CNBC Thursday AT&T's deal for Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile will be approved by anti-trust regulators. He also defended Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett.

  • Stocks Pare Losses After Quake Triggers Plunge Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 12:02 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed losses but remained down after news of a 7.4-magnitude earthquake east of Sendai Honshu, in northern Japan.

  • Futures Turn Flat Despite Upbeat Jobs News Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Stock index futures pared gains and traded flat despite news of a slightly better-than-expected drop in jobless claims and better-than-expected chain store sales, but also after largely expected news that the European Central Bank raised interest rates.

  • What's Next for 'Business Friendly Bahrain'? Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 1:40 AM ET
    Young Indian Muslims pose with placards during a protest rally against the ongoing political turmoil in Bahrain, Libya, and Yemen.

    Bahrainis and expats living in the Kingdom of Bahrain have been living history over the past month as the events in Tunisia and Egypt inspired the mostly Shia majority in Bahrain to take the streets demanding political, economic and social reform.

  • Stocks Close Up; Dow Hits Nearly 3-Year High Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher amid rising prices for oil and gold, as the market hit new highs. Cisco and AmEx led Dow gainers, while Caterpillar fell.

  • Stocks Add to Modest Gains Ahead of Close Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks added to modest gains in the last hour of trading amid rising prices for oil and gold, lifted by banks and technology. Cisco and AmEx led Dow gainers, while Caterpillar fell.

  • In March of 2009 the market hit the "generational bottom" and is now at the beginning of a "new secular bull market," Hank Smith, vice chairman, portfolio manager and CIO of Haverford Trust Company, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Nasdaq Counteroffer 'Not an Option': NYSE Spokesman Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 11:23 AM ET

    An NYSE Spokesman told CNBC that a counteroffer for Nasdaq "is not an alternative we are considering, period."

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