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  • NYSE Euronext Profit Falls; Cost-Cutting Continues Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 5:50 AM ET

    NYSE Euronext, the trans-Atlantic stock exchange operator, said third-quarter profit fell by 33 percent due merger costs, severance payments and a decline in European derivatives trading.

  • Korea, Korean Flag

    South Korea is working on a new set of policies to boost demand and offset the impact from a global slowdown on Asia's fourth-largest economy as investors are more hopeful that it has averted a full-scale financial meltdown.

  • Inflation in Japan Slows as Energy Prices Ease Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 1:01 AM ET
    Japanese Flag

    Prices in Japan kept climbing in September, the government said Friday, but the pace of inflation appears to have peaked this summer as energy costs ease.

  • Divided Bank of Japan Trims Rates as Crisis Bites Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 9:33 PM ET

    A divided Bank of Japan cut interest rates for the first time in seven years on Friday, under government pressure to join the global response to the worst financial crisis in 80 years.

  • Web Extra: Fast & Furious Trades For Friday Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 7:04 PM ET

    In this Web Extra the traders reveal how they're playing a slew of earnings reports including Chevron, Clorox, NYSE Euronext and much more!

  • Bank Borrowing From Federal Reserve Fell Last Week Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 4:40 PM ET

    U.S. banks' direct borrowing from the Federal Reserve fell last week, although it remained at very high levels even as the U.S. central bank made its first foray into the commercial lending markets, Fed data showed

  • US Economy Is 'Deeply Worrisome': Fed's Yellen Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 4:22 PM ET
    Janet L. Yellen

    Recent trends in the U.S. economy are "deeply worrisome" at a time damage from the credit crunch has outpaced the Federal Reserve's huge interest rate cuts, a top Fed policy-maker said Thursday.

  • Home For Sale - Reduced Priced

    It seems as if every day there is another mortgage rescue plan being bandied about the business pages and the cable waves, so why should today be any different?

  • Credit Fixes That Stick Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 9:09 PM ET

    Credit card companies are making plenty of fixes on their end to make it more difficult to get the best rates. What are you doing about it?

  • Why the Rate Cut Matters Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 8:13 PM ET

    Don’t believe the naysayers, Cramer says. We needed the Fed to take action.

  • Is Easy Money The Way Out? Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 6:25 PM ET

    As we told you yesterday Ben Bernanke didn’t want to take any chances by disappointing the Street. But will another rate cut really solve any of our problems?

  • Dow Falls Off a Cliff in Final Minutes of Trading Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 5:38 PM ET

    If you blinked in the final minutes of trading today, you probably got the story wrong. The final hour of trading has become known for its wild swings, but outdid itself this time: After being up about 250 points at 3:54 p.m., those gains evaporated and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 74.16, or 0.8 percent, at 8990.96.

  • Pimco's Gross: Rates To Hold Steady Or Decline More Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 5:02 PM ET

    As the Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate by 50 basis points on Wednesday, Pimco's Bill Gross said he expects rates to hold or decline to 1 percent.

  • Rate Cut Doesn't Give Stock Market Much of a Boost Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 4:05 PM ET
    Traders at the NY Stock Exchange

    The stock market collected on its rate-cut IOU today from the Fed, but it didn't end up changing the mood on Wall Street.

  • Stop Trading!: Europe, Please Stand Up Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 3:26 PM ET

    Investors could lose any gains seen in Tuesday's 889-point Dow rally if the ECB doesn't follow the Fed's lead.

  • Stocks Pull Back After Fed Cuts Rates Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 2:43 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains Wednesday after the Federal Reserve opted to cut a key interest rate by half a percentage point.

  • Fed Rate Cut Fails to Deliver Much Impact on Stocks Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 2:25 PM ET
    Traders at the NY Stock Exchange

    Wall Street is waiting to collect on a rate-cut IOU today from the Federal Reserve, but the central bank's move is unlikely to cause a major shift in the markets.

  • Text: FOMC Statement Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 2:19 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Below is the statement released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its Oct. 28-29 meeting on interest rate policy:

  • Do We Need a Rate Cut? Former Fed Officials Weigh In Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 11:33 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve will unveil its decision on interest rates Wednesday afternoon, and a cut is widely expected by investors. CNBC asked former Federal Reserve officials to weigh in on the upcoming decision.

  • Stocks Wobble as Market Waits on Fed Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 11:30 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as the market waits for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.

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