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  • Hirschhorn: The Trader's Mind, Pt. 2 Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 12:28 PM ET
  • Fratto: Stressing The Stress Tests Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 11:30 AM ET

    left/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/fratto_t_100_2.jpg1100100010lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse I can't stress this enough: the idea of publicly releasing big bank stress test results — in any form — is, well... distressing.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    President Barack Obama seized the opportunity on tax-filing day to assert that his administration is easing the tax burden of working people.

  • Economy, Market Rebounds Have Ways To Go: Lindsey Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 10:44 AM ET

    Signs of long-term economic growth are still a way off, says Lawrence Lindsey, former National Economic Council director and president and CEO of the Lindsey Group. Lindsey predicts the stock market will retest its lows and says there is no bottom in sight for commercial real estate prices.

  • Marchionne's Message To Chrysler: Shape up Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 9:45 AM ET
    Sergio Marchionne

    The comments are blunt. Some would say they are long overdue. But most importantly, they reflect the sobering reality facing Chrysler and it's workers. They've got two weeks to show they want to get a deal done with Fiat or they can roll the dice with bankruptcy.

  • Futures Point Lower as Intel, Wal-Mart Drop Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    Stock futures indicated a mixed open Wednesday as Intel's after-hours earnings report the day before dragged down tech stocks.

  • Busch: Why Ireland Scares Goldman Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 8:48 AM ET

    With the US government set to release the results of the FDIC bank stress tests, there's great concern over who will be the winners and losers. What will the government force the losers to do if they don't meet capital requirements? What will the government force the winners to do to make sure the losers aren't ostracized in the repo markets?

  • 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.

  • Market Tips: Oil to $70, Agriculture Hot Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 4:32 AM ET

    Global stocks were down Wednesday, weighed down by grim economic data and tech results from Infosys and ASML. Experts tell CNBC they see long-term potential in commodities and agriculture stocks, but not much in airline stocks.

  • Fed's Fisher Says 'Stimulus Is Kicking In' Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 3:28 AM ET

    In a highly anticipated press conference, President Obama said that though the U.S. economy is not "out of the woods" just yet, there are "glimmers of hope" for a recovery in the future. Richard Fisher, President and CEO of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas shares Obama's view.

  • Retail Miss, Bank Worries Rattle Market Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 5:23 PM ET

    Stocks ended near their session lows Tuesday after a report showed retail sales unexpectedly dropped in March and as worries about banks simmered ahead of some key earnings.

  • Is Tom Hicks On The Ropes? Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 1:22 PM ET
    Tom Hicks

    You probably saw the news last week. Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars owner Tom Hicks, who also owns part of the Liverpool soccer club, defaulted on a $10 million payment connected to $525 million in loans.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 1:18 PM ET
    Crowd of people on the street

    More US workers are worried about getting laid off from their jobs now than at the end of 2008, according to a recent survey.

  • Farr: Let The Bull Times Roll! Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 11:34 AM ET

    The Stock Market is up over 23% in 35 days. If someone had told you on March 9th as the Dow was trading at 6,547 that ‘you should put your money in the market right now if you want to make 23%,’ what would you have done?

  • Stocks Slide as Retail Sales Disappoint Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 10:41 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday after a report showed retail sales unexpectedly dropped — and dropped sharply — in March. But Citigroup, Bank of America and General Motors advanced.

  • Play the Recession with This Bargain Stock Fund Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 10:38 AM ET

    Investors can capitalize on America's national demand for values and bargains with an ETF that holds the top discount stocks.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    President Barack Obama is juggling a glass-half-full take on the economy with a determination to not be seen as naive about problems still washing over the business landscape.

  • Major Concerns Over Micro Car Safety? Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 10:26 AM ET
    Crash Test

    The video is dramatic. Especially if you've ever asked yourself how the smallest cars on the road would protect you in an accident. According to the latest head-to-head crash tests by the non-profit group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, people riding in these "micro" cars would be at risk of a serious injury.

  • Busch: President Obama's Economic Update Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 9:55 AM ET

    Today at 11:30 AM ET, President Barack Obama is going to give a "major" speech on the economy. Not waiting for the speech, President Obama's economic adviser Christina Romer already is hitting the morning talk shows and lowering expectations for any "major" improvements in the economy any time soon.

  • 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.

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