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  • Treasurys Look Pretty Risk-Free: Charts Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 6:11 AM ET

    Treasurys and other government bonds will prosper if the inflation threat stays at bay a little longer, and a slight fall in the Russian market would help the global economy, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.

  • The Rising Mountain of Debt May Be the Next Crisis Friday, 3 Jul 2009 | 10:34 AM ET

    The Founding Fathers left one legacy not celebrated on Independence Day but which affects us all. It's the national debt.

  • Irish Government Debt Downgraded by Moody's Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | 7:50 AM ET

    Crisis-stricken Ireland's debt rating has been downgraded by Moody's amid mounting worries about the country's public finances and the cost of the government's bailout of the banking system.

  • Print More Money to Avoid Bigger Slump: Hendry Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 8:05 AM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    Fears about inflation and hyperinflation could create another economic downturn, bigger than the one the world went through, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Madoff Investors 'Greedy': Hendry Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 4:52 AM ET

    People who invested with Bernard Madoff were greedy and happy to accept high returns without probing too much in the way these were achieved, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Dow Rallies as Oil Tops $71, Madoff Gets Max Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 5:21 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday as convicted Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel. Plus, there was some window dressing as Tuesday marks the end of the second quarter.

  • Stocks Rally as Oil Tops $71, Madoff Gets Max Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 2:09 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday as convicted Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel.

  • Stocks Rally as Madoff Gets 150 Years Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 11:43 AM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday as Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel.

  • Futures Higher Before Madoff; Wendy's Pops Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 8:12 AM ET

    Wall Street eased into a holiday-shortened week with stock index futures pointing to a slightly lower opening Monday.

  • Dow Logs 2nd Straight Down Week; Techs Gain Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 6:03 PM ET

    The Dow capped another down week with a loss Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment and instead focused on the fact that consumers are squirreling away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.

  • Savings Rate Rattles Investors; Techs Gain Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 12:01 PM ET

    Stocks declined Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment, instead focusing on the fact that consumers are squirrel away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.

  • Futures Add to Losses After Economic News Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 8:49 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Friday, despite the fact that stocks in Asia and Europe rallied on the back of higher commodities and metals prices.

  • Italy Intercepts Billions in Fake Treasurys Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 4:52 AM ET

    Ever since two middle-aged men with Japanese passports were caught in Italy this month trying to smuggle a purported $134.5 billion in United States government bearer bonds into Switzerland, the Internet has been abuzz with theories.

  • Web Extra: Treasurys & Inflation Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 6:40 PM ET

    Considering we just ended a week long sale of Treasurys totaling a record setting $104 billion in debt, how should you play the back of it?

  • Stocks Have Their Best Day in Weeks Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 5:33 PM ET

    Stocks had their best day in weeks Thursday after solid demand for another Treasury auction and encouraging earnings reports from retailer Bed, Bath & Beyond and homebuilder Lennar.

  • Stocks Rally After Another Strong Auction Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 2:09 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded Thursday as an unexpected profit from Bed, Bath & Beyond buoyed consumer stocks — and hopes for an economic recovery.

  • You could almost hear a collective sigh of relief sweep across Wall Street after Thursday’s successful sale of Treasurys. How should you be positioned?

  • BEHIND THE MONEY: How To Retire in 360 Years Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 12:22 PM ET

    Using current rates for 3-month Treasury Bills, it will take 360 years to double your money in cash. Not terribly promising for those of us approaching our golden years.

  • Stocks Bounce Back After Weak Open Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 10:34 AM ET

    Stocks rebounded Thursday after a lower open as weekly jobless claims came in higher than expected.

  • Futures Turn Negative Following Jobs Number Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 8:34 AM ET

    Futures indicated a slightly negative open for Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve cautioned that the U.S. economy would remain weak for a time, adding concerns about the sustainability of a recent recovery.