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  • Wholesale Inflation Jumps, While Retail Sales Slump Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 11:59 AM ET

    Inflation took an unexpected turn for the worse, while retail sales slumped again in September, complicating the Fed's  interest rate policy in the coming months.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 11:47 PM ET

    While still wildly volatile, the stock market may be ready to start paying attention to what normally drives it - earnings and economic news.

  • Default filings in California fell a whopping 62 percent in September from the month before, according to ForeclosureRadar.com, a California foreclosure search and data site.

  • Krugman: Revised Rescue Plan 'Looks Much Better' Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 11:13 AM ET

    Paul Krugman, Princeton University professor and winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Economics, told CNBC that the new rescue plan, which will inject $250 billion into U.S. banks, “looks much better.”

  • US Banking Rescue is Sufficient: Pimco's El-Erian Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | 8:32 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The U.S. government's move to pour $250 billion into banks was appropriate and sufficient, but the markets will take time to heal, Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco co-CEO and co-chief investment officer, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Market Insider: Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:31 PM ET

    The best stock market day in 75 years will no doubt be followed by a less enthusiastic Tuesday session. But the good news is the international effort to thaw the credit freeze may have finally given the markets at least a temporary jolt of confidence.

  • Dow Logs Biggest One-Day Point Gain Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever with one of their best performances in history as investors cheered a global cash infusion designed to unthaw the credit market and avoid a global meltdown.  The Dow gained more than 900 points, its biggest one-day point gain ever.

  • Dow on Track for Biggest Point Gain Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever as investors cheered a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up nearly 500 points, or more than 5.5 percent.

  • Builders Bow Out Of Market Rally Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 1:33 PM ET
    Home Construction

    I know things aren’t exactly rosy in the home building sector these days, but you’d think a 500-point rally in the Dow might nudge the builders up just a little bit. Not so much.

  • Dow Bounces 400 Points After Cash Infusion Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 10:34 AM ET

    Stocks rallied at the opening bell Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up about 400 points, or 5 percent, within the first few minutes of  trading.

  • Bailouts, Cash Push up Futures Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set to rally Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown.

  • Will Bailouts Risk Hyperinflation? Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 6:07 AM ET

    Government bailouts of the financial system will destroy the dollar, euro and sterling because of hyperinflation, Martin Hennecke, senior manager of private clients at Tyche told CNBC. But Todd Everts, president & CEO of Wall Street Global, disagreed.

  • Stock Market Crisis: Nation's Mayors Sound Off Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 5:28 PM ET

    From New York City to Indiana, the Wall Street crisis is hitting cities across the country.

  • Foreclosure

    I am so sick and tired of seeing that headline; it seems to be everywhere, in newspapers, on TV news tickers, on the local news, online. It’s freaking people out, and it’s just plain wrong. Here are some facts:

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    With legendary investor Jim Rogers warning that repeated liquidity injections are setting the stage for a massive inflation holocaust, it’s worth asking if deflation may be as great a threat of the global financial crisis.

  • What the Pros Say: Swap Jitters, Bottom Searches Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 2:25 PM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets sold off globally on Friday as investors’ confidence crumbled and credit markets reamined tight. CNBC’s experts tell you where to turn.

  • Bank Crisis: US Should Follow UK's Lead, Ross Says Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 11:35 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The U.S. government has to come up with more broad-based solutions to the financial crisis, following the example of the UK which pledged to part-nationalize financial institutions to defend its banking sector, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. CEO, told CNBC on Friday.

  • What the Pros Say: Swap Jitters, Bottom Searches Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 9:51 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets sold off globally on Friday as investors’ confidence crumbled and credit markets reamined tight. CNBC’s experts tell you where to turn.

  • Market Insider: Praying For Capitulation Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 11:01 PM ET

    It may be that this is part of the final blow out, the last exhausting painful blast of selling where the stock market finally bangs down on what we later point to as the bottom.

  • Global Markets Fall Again As Credit Remains Frozen Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 12:34 PM ET

    Global markets turned lower as Wednesday's rate cut by major central banks failed to unlock credit markets, putting pressure on officials to take further action.