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  • Commercial Real Estate: 'Ticking Time Bomb' Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 12:56 PM ET
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    I don’t know why all the wires are leading with the quote from Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY today, that “The commercial real estate time bomb is ticking.” I’d venture to say it’s exploding all over the place. She made the comment at a hearing she chaired of Congress’ Joint Economic Committee.

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    UK building society Nationwide is offering 125 percent mortgages to its existing customers that have fallen into negative equity and need to move home.

  • South Korea's Central Bank Holds Rates Steady Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 12:20 AM ET
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    South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady at a record low for a fifth consecutive month on Thursday, in a widely expected move to support an only nascent recovery in Asia's fourth-largest economy.

  • Stocks Eke Out a Gain; Alcoa Rises Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 5:14 PM ET

    A late upturn pushed stocks higher Wednesday as investors rotated into defensive stocks like pharmaceuticals and Alcoa advanced ahead of earnings.

  • Stocks Retreat as Investors Get Defensive Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 3:09 PM ET

    Stocks turned lower Wednesday as investors got defensive ahead of earnings season, rotating into pharmaceuticals and out of techs.

  • Bank-owned Inventory: Move it! Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 12:54 PM ET

    Call me old-fashioned, but I still believe in that whole supply and demand thing; that’s why I’m slightly obsessed with the inventory of existing homes floating around the nation’s local MLS’s and more importantly those not floating around the MLS’s. I’m talking about the inventory of foreclosed properties that banks are holding onto, refusing to unleash onto the sales market.

  • Stocks Bounce Back; Alcoa Leads Dow Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 9:44 AM ET

    Stocks rebounded Wednesday after a major selloff in the previous session as earnings season gets into gear.

  • Futures Rise as Earnings Season Kicks Off Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 7:44 AM ET

    Futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street Wednesday on profit taking after the major selloff the previous day.

  • Staggering Budget Gap and a Reluctance to Fill It Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 3:53 AM ET
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    No one argues that the staggering deficits run up by the American government in a bid to rescue the economy are desirable, healthy or even sustainable — not if the national debt continues to swell at its current pace. But considerable debate centers on when and how vigorously to start easing off Washington’s borrowing habit, with substantial risks at both extremes, the New York Times reported.

  • Market Insider: Here Comes Earnings Season Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 9:18 PM ET
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    Here comes the corporate earnings season, and there's no doubt it will be more important than most. Alcoa's after-the-bell report Wednesday signals the start of the second quarter reporting period, which traders say could be a turning point for a very tentative stock market.

  • Stocks Hit 10-Week Low; VIX Tops 30 Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 5:27 PM ET

    Stocks fell Tuesday amid growing doubts about the economic recovery. There were some pockets of gains in the banking and pharmaceutical sectors.

  • Bad Timing For Incoming Minimum Wage Increase Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 3:44 PM ET

    The federal minimum wage is set to increase later this month, and that could be bad news for small business owners already struggling in a pinched economy.

  • Stocks Slide as Economic Worries Rattle Market Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 2:59 PM ET

    Stocks fell Tuesday amid growing doubts about the economic recovery. There were some pockets of gains in the tech, banking and pharmaceutical sectors.

  • How Economy Fares in Summer Is Crucial to Obama Agenda Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 11:43 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The pace of the economic recovery heading into the fall—electric smooth or diesel rough—will determine whether Obama can prod Congress on the key features of his agenda with momentum or from a defensive crouch.

  • Economic Worries Dent Stocks; Techs Rise Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 10:48 AM ET

    Stocks fell Tuesday amid growing doubts about the economic recovery. But techs and banks rose.

  • Futures Eke Up; Some Optimism Returns Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 6:04 AM ET

    Futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street Tuesday as doubts about the sustainability of a global economic recovery dimmed.

  • France, Unlike US, Is Deep into Stimulus Projects Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 4:11 AM ET
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    French workers normally take off much of the summer, but this month, there is something of a revolution going on here at this former royal chateau roughly 30 miles southeast of Paris. The throngs of tourists will be jostling alongside stonemasons, restoration experts and other artisans paid by the French government’s $37 billion economic stimulus program, the New York Times reported.

  • Dow Ekes Out a Gain Amid Bargain Hunting Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 4:39 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed Monday as a dismal jobs report last week and expectations for a gloomy earnings season nagged at the market. But the Dow eked out a gain amid some bargain hunting.

  • Dow Turns Positive Amid Bargain Hunting Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 3:06 PM ET

    Stocks were under pressure Monday as a dismal jobs report last week and expectations for a gloomy earnings season nagged at the market. But the Dow turned positive as investors took advantage of the selloff and did some bargain hunting.

  • Stocks Get Quick Boost From Services Report Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 11:06 AM ET

    Stocks briefly pared their losses after a report showed improvement in the service sector.