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  • Charts: Forget Sucker's Rally, Buy Shanghai Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | 6:12 AM ET

    Western stock markets have been experiencing a sucker's rally, but the Shanghai market might be the real thing, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.

  • Treasury Hashing Out Plan; Grants Access to Insurers Saturday, 7 Feb 2009 | 3:11 PM ET

    A wide range of measures to ease the credit crunch will be announced Tuesday and they may now include financial aid to several insurance companies, according to a source.

  • More Couples Losing Both Their Incomes At Once Saturday, 7 Feb 2009 | 2:38 PM ET

    As layoffs mount across the country and in all sectors, couples who are co-workers are increasingly vulnerable to losing their families' twin sources of income at once.

  • Treasury's Geithner To Unveil Financial Plan Monday Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 8:10 PM ET

    The plan will get "credit flowing again to families and businesses", the government says, and is also expected to include measures to aid financial firms.

  • Obama To Visit Florida, Indiana To Push Stimulus Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 2:46 PM ET
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    President Barack Obama plans to participate in town hall-style meetings next week in two cities that have struggled amid the crumbling economy.

  • Chinese Stocks Have Already Bottomed: Investor Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 12:07 PM ET

    The Chinese stock market is leaving its Western counterparts in the dust as it emerges from the ongoing bear market first, Puru Saxena, chief executive from Puru Saxena Wealth Management, told CNBC.

  • Job Cuts Reaction: What the Experts Think Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 11:51 AM ET

    The latest employment data shows a loss of 598,000 jobs in January, slightly more than expected, while the unemployment rate shot up to 7.6 percent.  CNBC asked economists, executives and political leaders what the deep cuts mean for the economy.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 11:20 AM ET

    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. News Corp. became the latest victim of the weakening economy, announcing it is planning on cutting jobs after reporting a quarterly loss on Thursday.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 10:51 AM ET

    The Democratic-led Senate will try again to pass a $937 billion stimulus package aimed at boosting the battered economy as some of the worst unemployment data in decades boosted political pressure for a deal.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 10:18 AM ET

    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. GlaxoSmithKline and Tiffany & Co. on Thursday became the latest victims of the weakening economy, each cutting an undisclosed number of jobs.

  • Government leaders will need to take a "shock-and-awe" approach towards the economy as indicators show a worsening recession, Mohamed El-Erian, co-CEO of the Pimco bond fund, said Friday.

  • Toyota Tumbles With Everyone Else Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 9:23 AM ET

    Yes, even the seemingly bullet proof auto makers have stalled. This morning, Toyota reported abysmal third quarter results and warned that it's heading toward its first annual loss since 1950.

  • Monthly Job Losses Could Top 500,000 Again Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 6:26 AM ET

    Economists predict another steep decline in payrolls for January, with the jobless rate expected to reach 7.5%.

  • Pros Say: Buffett's Long-Term Strategy Will Pay Off Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 5:56 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has led the charge into the battered stock market of late by making large acquisitions at a time when most investors are fiercely protecting their cash. One analyst told CNBC that even though he is suffering some heavy losses in the short term, the strategy will pay off.

  • US Inflation Could Hit 200%: Dr. Doom Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 3:28 AM ET

    The Fed could cause Zimbabwe-like inflation making the US a 'banana republic,' famous bear Marc Faber said.

  • Dr. Doom: There's Value in Asia, Inflation in the US Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 12:34 AM ET

    Marc Faber, better known as Dr. Doom thinks there's value in Asian markets where you get paid to wait out the recession.  He also sees inflation as a major problem looming ahead in the future of the U.S. economy. 

  • White House Now Plans Limited Bank Aid Package Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 6:56 PM ET

    The Obama administration plan to be announced Monday envisions a smaller, secondary role for the bad bank concept and will also involve less money than first thought.

  • Bogle: We Need Stimulus Bill Now Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 11:21 AM ET

    “We need a stimulus bill, and we need it now,” said Jack Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group.  Bogle said the U.S. is in a deep recession that could turn worse if actions are not taken quickly.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 10:46 AM ET

    President Barack Obama warned that failure to act on an economic recovery package could plunge the nation into a long-lasting recession that might prove irreversible, a fresh call to a recalcitrant Congress to move quickly.

  • The Real Crisis In The Auto Industry Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 8:55 AM ET

    The suppliers are now talking with the Treasury Department about getting $20.5 Billion in federal aid. These guys are hurting, close to collapsing, and on the verge of blowing a hole through the auto industry.

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