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  • Charts: Get Protected – Stocks to Retest Lows Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 7:36 AM ET

    The S&P 500 could be set for another sharp decline as the bullish technical indicators have all but disappeared and the trend is heading lower, Edward Loef, technical analyst from Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers, told CNBC.

  • For Apple's Jobs, What a Difference a Week Makes Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 8:23 PM ET

    When Intel pre-released its worse-than-expected earnings last Wednesday there had to be a collective sigh of relief for so many tech companies looking at the same kind of thing on their books, and who didn't want to be the first to deal with the wrath of the market.

  • Poll: Americans Like Obama, Not Stimulus Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 6:28 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    President-elect Barack Obama approaches his inauguration with exceptional goodwill from the American people, but faces some political challenges in selling his economic stimulus package.

  • Dow Has Worst Start to a Year Ever Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 5:11 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply as the decline in retail sales was double of what was expected and earnings worries escalated. The Dow and S&P logged their worst starts to the year ever.

  • Fed: Economy Starts '09 Weaker; Outlook Dim Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 4:09 PM ET

    The U.S. economy started the new year on weaker footing as recession-shocked Americans retrenched further, forcing retailers to ring up fewer sales and factories to cut back production.

  • Stocks Tumble as Bank Worries Escalate Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 1:56 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply as the decline in retail sales was double of what was expected and earnings worries escalated.

  • Stocks Tumble as Bank Worries Escalate Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 12:53 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply as the decline in retail sales was double of what was expected and earnings worries escalated.

  • Barnes & Noble Slashes Corporate Jobs Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 12:12 PM ET

    The world’s largest bookseller Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced it’s eliminating about 100 jobs in its corporate headquarters.

  • Nonresidential Construction Seen Falling 11% in 2009 Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 10:32 AM ET
    Construction worker in New York City.

    Spending on U.S. nonresidential construction projects will fall both this year and next as builders delay or cancel plans for hotels, office buildings and retail facilities, an architects' group predicted Wednesday.

  • Gottschalks Files for Chapter 11 Protection Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 9:35 AM ET

    Retailer Gottschalks says it put itself up for sale and has filed to reorganize in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

  • Wednesday's Futures Are Lower Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 9:24 AM ET

    Futures are lower, after retail sales came in lower than expected, and after weakness in Europe due to poor earnings news from Deutsche Bank. The German bank expects a loss of about $6.4 billion. Trading down 10 percent pre-open.

  • Chrysler's Quarter In The Rumor Mill Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 9:20 AM ET
    Chrysler

    What do you think will happen to Chrysler? That question was flying around the Detroit Auto Show this weekend, and trust me, some of the predictions I heard in Detroit were doozies.

  • Futures Skid After Dismal Retail Sales Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 8:38 AM ET

    Futures were lower after the drop in retail sales came in about double what was expected and as earnings worries escalated.

  • Column: How Low Should Euro Rates Go? Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 8:28 AM ET

    The European Central Bank remains stuck to staff projections that the euro zone economy will shrink by just 0.5 percent this year while inflation slows to 1.4 percent and warns of a low-interest rate trap.

  • 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.

  • Great Wall Of Worry Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 7:02 PM ET

    China's December exports fell at their fastest rate in decade. Is China’s growth coming to an end?

  • Three Cars Worth Following At Detroit Auto Show Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 4:27 PM ET
    Cadillac Converj Concept

    I get the same question every year at the Detroit Auto Show: What was your favorite new car? My answer is almost always a model with an aggressive design and often it's a concept. This year, the Cadillac Converj stole my heart.

  • Today's Hairy Ride Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 4:24 PM ET

    It was hairy for a while. After four days of declines in financials, we looked to be making it five down days in a row, but financials turned around in the middle of the day.

  • Tuesday's Midday Bounce Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 3:09 PM ET

    Stocks have rallied off their lows late in the day, partly on word that Senate Majority Leader Reid believes he has the necessary votes to approve the additional $350 billion of the TARP plan.

  • Obama Faces Tough Job Selling TARP to Democrats Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 1:57 PM ET

    In radically reshaping the TARP, Congressional Democrats want assurances from Obama that he shares their new focus before signing off on new funding.

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