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  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Wednesday, 17 Sep 2008 | 12:15 AM ET

    The unprecedented government rescue of insurance giant AIG calms the market's angst, but the question is whether credit markets will cooperate with the Fed and what other shoes are there left to drop.

  • Fed Leaves Rates Alone But Is Monitoring Credit Crisis Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 4:00 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve, meeting during an unprecendented crisis on Wall Street, decided to leave interest rates unchanged but expressed concern about the crisis escalating.

  • Fed Stands Pat on Rates: Experts Sound Off Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 3:42 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve left rates unchanged on Tuesday, giving little relief for Wall Street one day after the Dow's 500 drop. What follows are video highlights of the experts' reactions.

  • Stop Trading!: Saving AIG Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 3:39 PM ET

    If this company goes under, Cramer says, the market will freeze.

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    I have to say I was not surprised that home builder sentiment ticked up two points this month after seven straight months of decline.

  • Fed Needs to Cut by Half a Point: Gartman Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 11:09 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve needs to slash interest rates by half a percentage point to show the public that it is taking steps to avert a financial crisis, Dennis Gartman, founder of the Gartman letter, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Markets Push for Rate Cut But Might Not Get One Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 10:43 AM ET

    Financial markets are widely expecting the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates today, but they may not get their wish.

  • Fed To Cut Interest Rates: Take Our Poll Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 10:20 AM ET

    Financial markets are widely expecting the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates today, but they may not get their wish. Take our Poll:

  • What the Pros Say: Investing Tips after AIG Downgrade Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 8:48 AM ET

    Investment experts from around the globe offer their advice on what investors can do in the wake of the latest financial turmoil.

  • Fed's Strategy Has Moved Beyond Rate Cuts Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 8:19 AM ET
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    Don't expect the central bank to cut interest rates on Tuesday at its regularly scheduled FMOC meeting following the Lehman Brothers-Merrill Lynch-AIG developments, even though that's the action it took in March when Bear Stearns was on the ropes.

  • Market Insider: Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 11:03 PM ET

    The already roiled markets have a new fear: the survival of AIG.

  • Today's Top Videos: Lehman, BofA, Fed & More... Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 7:27 PM ET

    Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on Sunday to become the largest casualty of the global crisis, while Bank of America adds another slice to its growing financial services empire, buying Merrill Lynch in a $50 billion deal. Following are today's top videos:

  • More Fed Relief Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    Could wreckage from the massive crisis on Wall Street prompt the Federal Reserve to do an about face and once again cut interest rates?

  • POLL: What Should the Fed Do? Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 11:51 AM ET

    More and more voices call on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates in the aftermath of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy. What do you think the Fed should do? Vote in the poll below:

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    I spent the morning canvassing my real estate agent contacts to see how the Fannie/Freddie takeover and the news over the weekend of two major investment banks ceasing to exist affected potential buyers at open houses.

  • Don't Rule Out Emergency Rate Cut: Marc Faber Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 10:24 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve could make an emergency move and cut the federal funds rate by half a point during trading Monday, investment advisor Marc Faber told CNBC.

  • What the Pros Say: 'Preserve Capital' Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 8:31 AM ET
    THE FALL OF LEHMAN BROTHERS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The financial sector took another hit after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday and Wall Street scrambled to shore up the system.

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    Attention Wall Street: Add the precipitous slowdown in consumer spending to the list of worries and reasons to think a recession is underway or imminent. 

  • The Case For A Price Bottom In Housing (Not Mine) Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 2:21 PM ET
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    It seems that most economists, as well as the soon-to-be-former CEOs of Fannie and Freddie believe that the bottom in home prices is still a ways away.

  • Fed Rate Cut Could Be In The Cards Later This Year Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 8:35 AM ET
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    The Fed may start considering  another interest rate cut at the end of this year or early 2009, which was widely considered out of the question a week ago.