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  • Futures Fall as Greek Contagion Fears Rise Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 9:11 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Wednesday in the wake of a sharp selloff in the previous session caused by another Greek debt downgrade, but comments from the Federal Reserve could change momentum later.

  • Swaps Not Responsible for Crisis, Greece Is: Papantoniou Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 9:05 AM ET
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    A lack of competitiveness, not credit default swaps (CDS), brought Greece to the brink of financial catastrophe, former Greek Finance Minister Yannos Papantoniou told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • What the Debt Crisis Means for Business Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 8:30 AM ET

    The market reaction to the debt crisis in Greece and the euro zone has spooked investors across the world and led to heavy selling of stocks. But is the crisis actually impacting real businesses, given Greece makes up only two percent of euro zone gross domestic product?

  • German Idealism Will Lead to Euro Crisis: Strategist Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 6:43 AM ET
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    Germany's reticence to come to the rescue of the Greek government has been widely criticised across the euro zone.

  • How the Greek Downgrade Will Affect Markets Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 4:41 AM ET

    Whispers of contagion are sending a chill through bond markets, while the euro is likely to fall further and things don't look pretty for stocks. Smart money is likely to go into gold.

  • Dow Drops Over 200; Goldman Ends Higher Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 5:24 PM ET

    The Dow dropped over 200 points Tuesday, its worst loss in months, after the debt ratings on Greece and Portugal were downgraded.  Goldman Sachs ended higher. The VIX jumped more than 30 percent, it's biggest one-day surge since October 2008.

  • Stocks Pare Losses as Confidence Jumps Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 10:19 AM ET

    Stocks pared their losses Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose to its highest level since September 2008.

  • Goldman Didn’t Commit Fraud: Ackman Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 8:03 AM ET
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    Goldman Sachs did not commit fraud and the insurance company that bought the product that is the subject of a government investigation should have known the risks, Bill Ackman told CNBC Tuesday

  • Futures Fall Ahead of Fed, Goldman  Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 6:29 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Tuesday as the Federal Reserve prepared to start its two-day policy meeting and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is scheduled to appear before Congress.

  • Goldman CEO, 'Fabulous Fab' Facing Congress Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 5:04 AM ET
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    The CEO of Goldman Sachs and other executives from the Wall Street powerhouse are coming before Congress 10 days after the government accused the firm of fraud.

  • It's Impossible to Judge Housing Now Monday, 26 Apr 2010 | 12:15 PM ET
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    Over the weekend, after Friday's report on sales of newly constructed homes, I found myself in a bit of a "debate" with California-based real estate analyst Mark Hanson, for whom I have great respect.

  • What's Really Behind the Surge in New Home Sales Friday, 23 Apr 2010 | 12:06 PM ET
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    This is real proof of the tax credit boost, because this data series is based on contracts signed, unlike the Existing Home Sales series we got Thursday from the Realtors, which is based on closings.

  • Even Good Housing Numbers Aren't Adding Up Right Thursday, 22 Apr 2010 | 3:50 PM ET
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    All the numbers are so deranged right now. Even the exalted S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index folks, put out a note this week saying that even their monthly seasonal adjustments were no good.

  • The Domino Effect of Greece Thursday, 22 Apr 2010 | 11:51 AM ET

    With Greek debt continuing to soar at record levels, there is growing concern in some European markets that they too will soon face the same problems.

  • Why You Should Buy the Pound Before May 6 Thursday, 22 Apr 2010 | 5:39 AM ET
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    The worst outcome for the UK election – a hung parliament – has already been priced in, and some analysts forecast the pound could appreciate by up to 15 percent after the May 6 vote.

  • There's No Extra Green in Green Homes Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 3:43 PM ET
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    Forgive me for jumping the gun on earth day, but I had to relay a really interesting conversation I had today with Rhone Resch, President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association.

  • Housing Expert: Foreclosures are 'Pigs with Lipstick' Tuesday, 20 Apr 2010 | 12:58 PM ET
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    Let me just first give a little background for those of you who don't know Ivy Zelman. She's the former Credit Suisse analyst who called the housing crash, even before the boom had peaked.

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    Some argue that a constant political obsession with the "ownership society" is what pushed this nation into the current housing disaster. Going back decades, presidents have pushed it and Congress, in turn, has helped open the financial doors to it.

  • Suze: How Safe Is Your Emergency Fund? Sunday, 18 Apr 2010 | 11:08 PM ET
    There is no substitute for having an emergency savings account, Suze says, especially after this most recent recession. Her New Rules for Saving require you to have real money tucked away – for eight month’s worth of living expenses – at a real federally insured bank or credit union. That is the only way you can be certain that you will be able to handle any of life’s unexpected “what ifs” and “uh-ohs.”But let’s say you’ve been following Suze’s advice and you’re now wondering if your emergency f

    To help you figure this out, Suze answered some of the most frequent – and important – questions her viewers have about saving. Read on for her top tips.

  • Worst of Credit Crisis Is Over: Fed's Lacker Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 | 4:11 PM ET

    The worst of the credit crisis is over, though there are still areas—such as commercial real estate—that are struggling, Jeff Lacker, president of the Richmond Federal Reserve, told CNBC Thursday.