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  • Stocks Log Best Week Since November Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks went four for four Friday in a dramatic win that delivered stocks their best week since November.

  • Stocks Retreat as Banks Turn Mixed Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 11:32 AM ET

    Stocks opened slightly higher Friday amid some much-needed good news from banks.

  • Futures Indicate Rally Will Continue Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 8:41 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a fourth straight session of gains Friday amid some much-needed good news from banks.

  • Market Tips: Shorting Prospects in Western Banks Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 6:47 AM ET

    Global stocks were down Tuesday on heightened fears over the stability of the financial industry. Wall Street sank to an 11-year low overnight on reports the government may take a 40 percent stake in Citigroup.

  • Trading is not about perfection. It is about probability and progress. All charts, analyses (fundamental and technical) and trading plans are built on probabilities. Why then, do so many traders strive for perfection, asks market psychiatrist Janice Dorn, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Pros Say: Hedge Funds the Best Crisis Fighter Friday, 23 Jan 2009 | 4:43 AM ET

    Global stocks ended the week lower Friday on heightened economic fears. The dollar and government bonds gained as investors parked their money in safe havens.

  • Pros Say: Yen Rules, Pound for Fools Thursday, 22 Jan 2009 | 5:00 AM ET

    The yen rose toward a 13-1/2 year high against the dollar and a seven-year peak versus the euro on Thursday. While the sterling fell again against the greenback, nearing $1.3618, its lowest since September 1985.

  • Pros Say: We're Only 2/3 Done Finding Bank Skeletons Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 8:26 AM ET

    Global stocks were down again Wednesday on continued signs of trouble in the financial sector. Experts tell CNBC that there is more bad news to come.

  • Pros Say: Don't Bet on Inauguration Rally Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 4:21 AM ET

    Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States on Tuesday. Ahead of Obama's inauguration, global stocks were mixed on investors' concerns about the economic difficulties confronting the incoming president. Experts on CNBC expect the dollar and U.S. stock market to fall on Obama's induction.

  • Pros Say: The 4 Huge Financials Dangers of '09 Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 4:47 AM ET

    Global stocks were up Thursday after the U.S. said it would support Bank of America's purchase of Merrill Lynch with a $20 billion investment by the government and a promise to protect against losses on bad loans, removing a risk for investors. Experts highlight four perils that will dominate 2009.

  • Pros Say: Euro Zone Rates Likely to Bottom at 0.5% Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 9:42 AM ET

    The European Central Bank is widely expected to cut interest rates by 50 basis points Thursday, to a record low of 2 percent. But how low will the central bank go? Experts tell CNBC euro-zone rates could bottom at 0.5 percent.

  • Pros Say: Rate Cuts Have No Impact Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 5:42 AM ET

    A day ahead of the European Central Bank's rate decision, more dismal data showed the euro zone needs monetary easing. But experts tell CNBC that central banks' interest-rate cuts have little impact on the economy in the current financial turmoil.

  • Pros Say: German Stimulus 'Irrelevant' Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 5:53 AM ET

    The euro remained under pressure Tuesday despite the German government approving a second stimulus package worth $64 billion to help Europe's largest economy.

  • China December Exports Decline Again Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 9:28 PM ET

    China's exports suffered their biggest decline in a decade in December as a trade slump that has caused a wave of factory closures and layoffs worsened, according to data reported Tuesday by a government newspaper.

  • China's Economy May Contract: Hendry Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 5:18 AM ET

    There is a big chance that the Chinese economy will contract, as exports are falling because of the financial crisis that has gripped Western economies, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer and partner at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC.

  • Pros Say: Short Euro-Yen This Week Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 4:03 AM ET

    The euro fell against the dollar and the yen Monday ahead of the European Central Bank's interest-rate decision on Thursday. Experts tell CNBC that the single euro-zone currency will experience headwinds this year.

  • Pros Say: "No Solace" in Jobs Report Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 9:32 AM ET

    U.S. employers slashed payrolls by 524,000 in December, driving the unemployment rate to its highest level in almost 16 years,  suggesting that the year-long recession was deepening.

  • More Pain for US Borrowers as China Hangs on to Cash Thursday, 8 Jan 2009 | 6:28 AM ET

    China has bought more than $1 trillion of American debt, but as the global downturn has intensified, Beijing is starting to keep more of its money at home, a move that could have painful effects for American borrowers, the New York Times reported.

  • As the US Buys Less, Germany Suffers Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 4:00 AM ET

    When American consumers stop buying, companies around the world suffer — even those that do little business in the United States, the New York Times reported.

  • Busch: Global Trade "Sailing" Toward Protectionism Monday, 22 Dec 2008 | 10:20 AM ET

    As the global recession deepens, the news around the world shows how drastic the pullback hits trade between nations. The two poster children for this are China and Japan as their economies are primarily centered around exports.