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  • The Fed’s Move and Your Mortgage Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 11:45 AM ET

    So I’ve been calling around to find out what today’s move by the Federal Reserve -- pumping all that money into the financial markets -- will mean to John and Jane Doe on Main St., out shopping for a mortgage. See what my contacts had to say...

  • ECB to Auction $15 Billion to Ease Credit Tensions Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 9:24 AM ET

    The European Central Bank plans to auction up to $15 billion in extra 28-day dollar refinancing to euro zone banks to ease tensions on interbank lending markets, the ECB said on Tuesday.

  • Treasury Official Predicts Second-Quarter Rebound Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 8:40 AM ET

    The U.S. economy could start to see a recovery as soon as April, despite current conditions indicating a greater risk for contraction, a senior U.S. Treasury official told CNBC Europe Tuesday.

  • Taken Hostage Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 6:42 PM ET

    With the stock market under siege from the credit freeze, what can you expect from the Fed?

  • As home prices continue to fall and foreclosed properties flood the marketplace, a lot of folks are wondering if now is the time to get in on the good deals. I realize there will be many, many differing opinions on this, but I thought I’d offer just a few:

  • Expert Roundup: Shaking Out the Credit Crunch Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET

    Ahead of the Fed's meeting next week, Squawk Box brought in a special guest lineup to address the economy, commodities, banks and interest rates.

  • Wholesale Inventories Climb, But So Do Sales Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 10:22 AM ET

    U.S. wholesale inventories rose 0.8 percent in January, while sales leapt 2.7 percent, thelargest increase in nearly four years, the Commerce Department said.

  • Goldman Sachs Doesn't Rule out Fed Rate Cut Today Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 9:06 AM ET

    An emergency interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve is possible ahead of its March 18th policy meeting, according to a Goldman Sachs research note on Monday.

  • If Recession Is Now Here, When Is It Going to End? Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 2:48 PM ET

    A second straight month of job losses all but ended the debate over whether the U.S. economy has slipped into recession. Now the question is how to get out.

  • Pimco's Gross: Fed Should Buy Mortgages Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 2:42 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve needs to take a more active role in stemming the housing crisis, possibly by exchanging Treasury notes for mortgage notes, Pimco Bonds Chief Information Officer Bill Gross said on CNBC.

  • CEO Pay Hearings? Stop Wasting My Tax Dollars Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 11:35 AM ET
    Angelo Mozilo

    A memo from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform states that in the last two quarters of 2007, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch and Countrywide Financial combined lost more than 20 billion dollars, thanks to the subprime mortgage meltdown. ...But CEO windfalls are a fact of life.

  • Surge in Job Cuts Fuels Worries About Recession Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 8:33 AM ET
    Unemployment Line

    U.S. employers cut payrolls for a second straight month during February, slashing 63,000 jobs for the biggest monthly job decline in nearly five years.

  • Central Banks Voice Concern on Inflation Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 8:22 AM ET

    Central bankers from the world's industrialised and developing regions voiced concern on Friday over surging food and energy prices, their latest big challenge as globalisation unsettles the balance of supply and demand.

  • Fed's Fisher: No Need for Emergency Rate Cut Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 7:35 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The U.S. Federal Reserve took very "deliberate action" when it lowered key interest rates rapidly but this does not necessarily mean more of the same is in store, a top Fed official said on Friday.

  • Jobs Report Likely to Reveal Downward Trend Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | 6:32 AM ET

    Today's jobs report is unlikely to offer a ray of hope amid the gloom over the US economy  as the trend for a weakening jobs market is expected to become clearer, analysts said.

  • South Korea Holds Rates Steady for 7th Month Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 10:48 PM ET

    South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady for a seventh consecutive month on Friday, as widely expected, but economists said rates have probably peaked and may head down from as early as next month.

  • S&P 500 Index Closes Below January Low Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 4:37 PM ET

    Wall Street was poised to open mostly lower on Thursday, despite positive retail sales numbers as the market continued to worry over the battered financial sector.

  • Stocks Losses Deepen Amid Credit Worries Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 1:52 PM ET

    Wall Street was poised to open mostly lower on Thursday, despite positive retail sales numbers as the market continued to worry over the battered financial sector.

  • Euro Stocks End Lower on US Data, Trichet Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 1:08 PM ET

    European stock markets ended firmly lower Thursday after ECB President Jean Claude-Trichet maintained his hawkish tone and kept interest rates pat, while data from the U.S. added to the gloomy outlook.

  • FHA/GSE New Loan Limits Are Here Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 12:58 PM ET

    HUD has just released the new loan limits, as mandated by the Economic Stimulus Package of 2008. FHA and the GSEs can temporarily increase loan limits and insure larger mortgages at a more affordable price in high cost areas of the country. Here's the link to check your area!

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