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  • 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
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    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.

  • What the Pros Say: All that Glitters is Gold Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 8:30 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Markets rebounded on Thursday after the previous day's rocky ride, but where can investors seek refuge?

  • Why the Rate Cuts Didn't Matter Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 7:13 PM ET

    Were you surprised the markets closed down despite worldwide coordination among central banks? Cramer wasn't. Here's why.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 7:05 PM ET

    Watch for more triple-digit market moves Thursday. Stocks could just as easily be up as down if you look at Wednesday's action. Even after major central banks joined the Fed in an unprecedented global rate cut, stocks ended lower after a volatile 400 point swing in the Dow.

  • Will The Historic Move By Central Banks Work? Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 6:19 PM ET
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    For the first time in history, central banks around the world including our own Fed slashed interest rates in tandem with one another. But will it work?

  • US Likely to Have Already Entered Recession: Zell Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 5:48 PM ET

    The U.S. is likely to have gone into a recession in the last couple of weeks, said Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, on CNBC.

  • Investors Get a Rate Cut, But Wonder What's Next Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 2:44 PM ET

    A round of coordinated interest rate cuts failed to calm global stock markets, fueling speculation that governments will have to do even more to tackle the credit crisis.