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  • Stocks Bounce Back as VIX Falls Further Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 11:07 AM ET

    Stocks shot out of the gate Wednesday as banks rallied after Bank of America moved to boost capital and investors were hopeful that the worst may be over for the economy.

  • Futures Rise Ahead of Fed Minutes Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 7:47 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed a higher open Wednesday as investors looked for insight on the Federal Reserve's recovery strategy and Bank of America moved to boost capital.

  • Healthy US Growth From Mid-2010: Fed's Stern Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 4:19 PM ET
    Federal Reserve

    The U.S. recession is likely to drag on for several more months before a modest recovery takes hold and slowly gains legs next year, a top Federal Reserve policy-maker said Tuesday.

  • 'Sink or Swim' Summer Starts for College Students Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 6:56 AM ET

    School's out, surf's up, summer beckons. Time for college students to see if they can stay afloat in the worst economy their generation has known.

  • Euro May Bring Europe Down: EU Parliament Member Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 4:47 AM ET

    The singe European currency may bring the end of the whole European Union, because its one-size-fits-all approach means countries on the "wrong" side of the economic cycle lose out, European MP Nigel Farage said.

  • Appraisals Muddy Housing Recovery Monday, 18 May 2009 | 3:34 PM ET
    Home Appraisal

    Recently I wrote about the new Home Valuation Code of Conduct, which forces a sort of fire wall between appraisers and mortgage brokers/lenders. It has caused uproar in the appraisal industry, as new middleman threaten to chase local appraisers with local relationships out of business. But now I’m hearing rumblings of another sort in appraisal country.

  • South Korea to Set Up $16 Billion Restructuring Fund Monday, 18 May 2009 | 12:33 AM ET

    South Korea's finance minister said on Wednesday that the country would continue with stimulative policy measures until the economy was able to power itself.

  • Economic Recovery Still Months Away: Roubini, Rogoff Friday, 15 May 2009 | 6:34 PM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    The US economy isn't likely to recover for months and even then will remain weak for a long time, two well-known economists told CNBC.

  • Dr. Doom: Capitalism Could Fail Like Communism Friday, 15 May 2009 | 8:33 AM ET
    Fall of the Berlin Wall

    A sustainable recovery will occur only when the corporate system will be cleaned of losses and capitalism risks collapsing if this does not happen, Marc Faber, the author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," told CNBC Friday.

  • Cutmore: Marc Faber on Armageddon Friday, 15 May 2009 | 6:13 AM ET

    Prepare for War, the Death of capitalism and Bankruptcy of the US Government (not necessarily in that order). A vintage performance from the author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report".

  • Poll: Will Capitalism Fail? Friday, 15 May 2009 | 5:38 AM ET

    Renowned bear Marc Faber, author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," told CNBC that capitalism risks failing like communism unless the free market is allowed to clean up troubled companies.

  • Dr. Doom: Money Printing Pushed Stocks Up Friday, 15 May 2009 | 4:07 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    Major central banks' efforts to lift the world economy by printing money have boosted asset prices, so stocks are unlikely to hit their lows from November and March, Marc Faber, the author of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," wrote in his latest research report.

  • Banking Fees Make Credit Card Terms Look Good Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 5:23 PM ET

    Bank fees are up there with credit card agreements in the pantheon of egregiously detestable conduct consumers have to put up with for the pleasure of setting up a checking account.

  • Administration Pushes Short Sales And Deeds In Lieu Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 4:46 PM ET

    Today the Obama administration announced a new addition to its Making Home Affordable program that gives servicers and borrowers incentives to do short sales and deeds in lieu of foreclosure.

  • Pros Say: Buy Debt-Free US Stocks Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 7:54 AM ET

    Although global stocks were down again on Thursday, experts tell CNBC it is time to buy U.S. stocks, just not companies relying on the government.

  • Web Extra: Credit Cards That Will Cost You Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 3:49 PM ET

    NOT SEEN ON T.V.: Plenty of cards look attractive on the surface with their bells and whistles but can end up costing you way too much in the end.

  • Investors: Courthouse Auctions Heating Up Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 2:20 PM ET

    An interesting new trend is showing up. Banks are apparently lowering their opening bid prices, and investors are clamoring to suck it all up.

  • What the Pros Say: Why China Does Stimulus Best Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 5:18 AM ET

    Global stocks were higher Wednesday despite data out of China showing the country's industrial output rose less than expected in April. But experts tell CNBC there is real growth potential in the Asian economy.

  • South Korea to Maintain Stimulus Measures Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 10:10 PM ET
    Korea, Korean Flag

    South Korea's finance minister said on Wednesday that the country would continue with stimulative policy measures until the economy was able to power itself.

  • Credit Card Crackdown Update: Good News & Bad News Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 9:21 PM ET

    The Senate has reached a compromise in advance of President Obama’s credit card town hall this Thursday to limit the deceptive practices of credit card issuers.