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  • China Grows More Picky About Debt Thursday, 21 May 2009 | 11:26 AM ET

    Leaders in both Washington and Beijing have been fretting openly about the mutual dependence - some would say codependence - created by China’s vast holdings of United States bonds. But beyond the talk, the relationship is already changing with surprising speed.

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    Warren Buffett always says the cheaper stocks get, the more he likes them. But did he like them enough to do some buying for Berkshire Hathaway as prices plunged to their bear market lows in early March?  We'll have some answers late this afternoon (Friday) when Berkshire reveals its U.S. stock holdings as of March 31, the end of the first quarter.

  • Funds To Learn They Will Take Part in PPIP Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 6:23 AM ET

    The Treasury will likely notify a group of asset managers later on Wednesday that they were chosen to take part in the first wave of the Public-Private Investment Program funds, CNBC has learned.

  • Stocks Surge To End Winning Week Friday, 8 May 2009 | 5:50 PM ET
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    Both the S&P and Dow rose on Friday as stress test results and reassuring jobs data fueled hopes the worst is over for banks and the economy.

  • "The days of precipitous declines are done and revenues are beginning to look healthier." So said Rupert Murdoch in announcing News Corp.'s earnings. I have no axe on News Corp., but I like the headline. I wonder if: a) it's accurate; and/or b) if we will be seeing more such announcements in the near future, writes Vincent Farrell.

  • Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, told CNBC what traders will be watching Monday — and through the week. Bank stress tests and a "saloonful" of Treasury auctions are giving stock-market players cause for concern, Cashin said.

  • Worries Rise on the Size of U.S. Debt Monday, 4 May 2009 | 10:32 AM ET
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    The nation’s debt clock is ticking faster than ever — and Wall Street is getting worried.

  • Crescenzi: Treasurys Could Face Test Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009 | 2:42 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury yields fell sharply in March when the said it would purchase Treasury securities as a means of anchoring interest rates in other parts of the U.S. bond market, in particular yields on mortgage-backed and corporate securities......Ever since then, yields have been creeping higher....Many investors are responding to signs that the U.S. economy is contracting at a slower pace, says bond expert Tony Crescenzi.

  • US May Not Need More TARP Funds to Shore Up Banks Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | 11:15 AM ET
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    President Obama’s top economic advisers have determined that they can shore up the nation’s banking system without having to ask Congress for more money any time soon, , the New York Times reported.

  • Week Ahead: Market's Gains Could Have Staying Power Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 7:49 PM ET
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    The wave of corporate earnings reports in the coming week could wash over the stock market without eroding its recent gains.

  • Pros Say: Big Value Is Now in Technology Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 5:16 AM ET

    While the technology sector struggled in global markets Thursday, experts tell CNBC there is big value there.

  • Web Extra: Your First Trade For Thursday April 16th Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 7:39 PM ET
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    We ran out of time on TV, but here you'll find the Fast Money Final Trades. Our gang gives you tomorrow’s best trades, right now.

  • Pros Say: This Rally Still Has Legs Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 7:52 AM ET

    Global stocks declined Wednesday as grim data from China and the U.S. fueled concerns over the recovery of the global economy. Experts tell CNBC that although the economic slowdown is ongoing, the current rally still has some life in it.

  • How to Use Bonds to Balance Your Portfolio Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 9:07 PM ET

    Bonds, whether they’re of the corporate, municipal, or Treasury note variety, should play an important role in any investor’s overall strategy.

  • Pros Say: How to Play Asian Currencies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 9:54 AM ET

    The Singaporean dollar gained against its American counterpart Tuesday after the country's central bank announced it was effectively devaluing its currency after posting its worst quarterly economic contraction ever. Experts tell CNBC the gain is unlikely to last.

  • One Big Bear Is Not Running With The Bulls Monday, 13 Apr 2009 | 2:05 PM ET
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    "It's still scary out there." That's what billionaire Jeff Greene told me as we sat inside one of his Southern California mansions. Greene has made a killing going against conventional wisdom.

  • China Slows Purchases of U.S. and Other Bonds Monday, 13 Apr 2009 | 9:49 AM ET
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    Reversing its role as the world’s fastest-growing buyer of United States Treasuries and other foreign bonds, the Chinese government actually sold bonds heavily in January and February before resuming purchases in March, according to data released during the weekend by China’s central bank.

  • Stress Tests Show Banks May Still Need Bailouts Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 7:58 AM ET
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    For the last eight weeks, nearly 200 federal examiners have labored inside some of the nation’s biggest banks to determine how those institutions would hold up if the recession deepened, the New York Times reported.

  • Pros Say: Don’t Bet on Economy Just Yet Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 5:28 AM ET

    Global stocks rose Thursday, ahead of the long Easter weekend, as governments and central banks take concerted efforts to restore economic growth.