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  • Dow Drops Over 400 Amid Economic Worries Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 3:20 PM ET

    Stocks continued to slide Thursday as worries about the economy -- and its impact on earnings -- outweighed enthusiasm for big rate cuts in Europe.

  • Global Interest Rates Drop, US Dollar Rises Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 12:28 PM ET

    Following rate cuts from the Fed, China and Japan last week, the Bank of England and European Central Bank slashed their key interest rates today.   Central Banks from around the world are modifying their monetary policies in a coordinated effort to contain the impact of the global financial crisis. 

  • Stocks Slide as Economic Woes Trump Rate Cuts Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 11:21 AM ET

    Stocks continued to slide Thursday as worries about the economy -- and its impact on earnings -- outweighed enthusiasm for big rate cuts in Europe.

  • Rate Cut Fails to Lift Futures Higher Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 9:20 AM ET

    Futures were poised to add to post-election losses, as intensified worries about the global economy outweighed a sharp Bank of England interest rate drop.

  • European Union finance ministers backed on Tuesday proposals for a reform of the G8 club of major industrial nations and an end to self-regulation in global financial markets that critics say caused the credit crisis.

  • World Recession Gloom Builds, Australia Cuts Rates Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 12:57 AM ET
    Global Markets

    Australia slashed interest rates Tuesday, presaging cuts expected in Europe later this week in the face of mounting evidence that the global financial crisis has already pushed much of the world into a damaging recession.

  • Stop Trading!: Europe, Please Stand Up Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 3:26 PM ET

    Investors could lose any gains seen in Tuesday's 889-point Dow rally if the ECB doesn't follow the Fed's lead.

  • Governments May Have Caused Stocks Selloff: Dr. Doom Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 5:25 AM ET

    The wave of stock selloffs sweeping world markets may be partially caused by the fact that many governments increased guarantees for bank deposits, making them a much safer investment, Marc Faber, author of the "Gloom, Doom and Boom Report," told CNBC Monday.

  • IMF Chief Probed over Ties with Co-Worker Sunday, 19 Oct 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    The International Monetary Fund has launched a probe into allegations of improper behavior in relation with a subordinate by its chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

  • Printing Money = High Commodities Prices: Analyst Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 6:58 AM ET

    Commodities will benefit the most from the coordinated bailouts because the plans are sowing the seeds of future poverty, fuelling an already raging inflationary fire, analyst Puru Saxena, CEO at Puru Saxena told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Dow Logs Biggest One-Day Point Gain Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever with one of their best performances in history as investors cheered a global cash infusion designed to unthaw the credit market and avoid a global meltdown.  The Dow gained more than 900 points, its biggest one-day point gain ever.

  • Dow on Track for Biggest Point Gain Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever as investors cheered a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up nearly 500 points, or more than 5.5 percent.

  • Dow Bounces 400 Points After Cash Infusion Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 10:34 AM ET

    Stocks rallied at the opening bell Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up about 400 points, or 5 percent, within the first few minutes of  trading.

  • Bailouts, Cash Push up Futures Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set to rally Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown.

  • What the Pros Say: Swap Jitters, Bottom Searches Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 2:25 PM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets sold off globally on Friday as investors’ confidence crumbled and credit markets reamined tight. CNBC’s experts tell you where to turn.

  • What the Pros Say: Swap Jitters, Bottom Searches Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 9:51 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets sold off globally on Friday as investors’ confidence crumbled and credit markets reamined tight. CNBC’s experts tell you where to turn.

  • What the Pros Say: All that Glitters is Gold Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 8:30 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Markets rebounded on Thursday after the previous day's rocky ride, but where can investors seek refuge?

  • Today's Top Videos: Rate Cuts, US Dollar & More... Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 7:02 PM ET

    Central banks around the world, including the Federal Reserve, reduced rates to help relieve the global economy and stem the financial crisis, while stocks ends lower for the sixth consecutive trading session. Following are today's top videos:

  • What the Pros Say: Will Rate Cuts Work? Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 9:50 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The Federal Reserve led a global interest rate cut Wednesday along with the central banks of the UK, European Union, Switzerland, Sweden, and Canada.

  • What the Pros Say: Is Anywhere Safe? Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 8:50 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets around the world continued to tumble. As investors bail out of stocks, where can investors look for more safety?