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  • Stocks Get a Bailout Pop; Dow Gains Over 400 Monday, 10 May 2010 | 5:00 PM ET

    Stocks logged their biggest gains in over a year Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-bailout package to stem the sovereign-debt crisis.

  • What the Euro Rescue Means for Investors Monday, 10 May 2010 | 4:53 PM ET
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    The unprecedented action by European politicians and bankers has led to a massive sigh of relief from investors, because the ECB is promising to buy European government debt—in the open market—for the first time ever.

  • Global Markets Rebound Sharply Monday, 10 May 2010 | 3:43 PM ET

    Recall that many global markets and several sectors hit highs in April - before accumulating losses through Friday's trading.

  • Europe's $1 trillion bailout fund might alleviate some of concerns that its debt problems could spread to the US, Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser told CNBC Monday

  • Banks & Industrials Make a Comeback Monday, 10 May 2010 | 1:35 PM ET

    The Dow held onto a solid 400-point gain Monday afternoon after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-rescue package for Greece and other nations over the weekend. Industrials and financials, the hardest hit last week, led the pack.

  • Busch: The Bazooka Shot Heard Around the World Monday, 10 May 2010 | 1:27 PM ET

    Twenty-seven European nations and the IMF agreed to a mammoth E750 billion plan to stabilize the financial markets.

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    Doubts about Europe's $1 trillion bailout prompted many experts to question whether the market rally will be short-lived as well.

  • Farr: Trillion Dollar Bail-Out, Here We Go Again! Monday, 10 May 2010 | 10:55 AM ET
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    The expected surge in share prices this morning is accompanied by sighs of relief and breathless anticipation of new highs. THIS IS NOT RESILIENCE! This is the effect of a trillion dollar injection. It represents new debt and commitments to support governments that have not lived within their means.

  • Stocks Rocket Higher After Emergency Bailout Monday, 10 May 2010 | 10:51 AM ET

    Stocks shot out of the gate Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-rescue package for Greece and other nations over the weekend.

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    By establishing a 750 billion euro fund to bailout Greece and aid other struggling governments, Germany and other strong European states are chasing a dream—a single European currency and broader European unity—that may have no place in reality.

  • Bad Money to Drive Out Good: Strategist Monday, 10 May 2010 | 7:13 AM ET
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    The European emergency rescue package is impressive in scale, but fails to address three key questions, Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at Bank of New York Mellon, told CNBC Monday.

  • Futures Point to Huge Opening Gains Monday, 10 May 2010 | 5:54 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a massive rebound on Wall Street after European Union finance ministers agreed to a $1 trillion global emergency rescue package over the weekend.

  • And their one main victim: You.

  • Yoshikami: Thursday's Plunge – Your Wake-up Call Friday, 7 May 2010 | 10:55 AM ET
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    It was pretty wild out there. But instead of chalking this up as simply panic in the market, we should see it as a huge wake up call. All is not well.

  • Farr: 1000 Points! What The Heck Was That? Friday, 7 May 2010 | 9:41 AM ET
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    As the market dropped our team was watching. A car wreck is a much too pleasant analogy. I was at my desk in 1987, 1989, 9/11, 2008, and I’ve never witnessed what I witnessed yesterday.

  • For the market to plunge 1000 or so points and then rebound a good bit of the way back is rattling.

  • Dow Sheds 350 in Wild Selloff; VIX Tops 34 Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 6:17 PM ET
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    Stocks staged one of the most dramatic selloffs in market history Thursday as what may have been a trader error exacerbated losses in a market already jittery about the European debt crisis. The Dow ended down about 350 points and the VIX was above 34.

  • Debt-Deflation-Contagion Panic: It’s a Bloody Mess Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 4:58 PM ET
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    Panic has gripped stock markets worldwide over the Greek debt crisis and the threat of a debt-deflation contagion through banks in Europe (primarily) and the U.S. that own the bonds of Greece, Portugal, Spain, and so forth. If these bond asset prices collapse totally, lending facilities would be badly crimped for both the short and long term.

  • Farr: Bill Gross, Rating Agencies, and Mob Mentality Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 3:24 PM ET

    Faithful readers of my weekly market commentary know that I value the opinion of PIMCO bond manager Bill Gross. Gross has compiled a terrific record as a fixed-income manager, and he regularly proves to be ahead of the curve on issues affecting the global economy.

  • Anger Turns to Resignation After Greek Crisis Cuts Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 2:30 PM ET
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    A mood of resignation pervaded the crowd outside the Greek parliament building on Thursday, after lawmakers passed far-reaching three-year budget cuts to deal with Greece’s teetering economy.