• Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | 7:34 PM ET

    Testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and ADP's employment report are two of the big events for Wednesday.

  • Is The Housing Market Regaining Its Balance? Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | 5:33 PM ET

    Perhaps a new breed of speculators is emerging, especially in the condo market, investors with cash and the patience to wait for demographics to catch up with supply, writes William Dunkelberg, Economic Strategist, Boenning & Scattergood.

  • Administration Is Near Finance Overhaul Plan Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | 11:15 AM ET

    Washington is asking some painful questions about how to prevent the next financial meltdown. Should it reinvent the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation? Abolish the seemingly feckless overseer of savings and loans? Grant new powers to the Federal Reserve?

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama couldn't let General Motors fail, but he won't concede he's taking over the company.

  • Cuba Agrees to Resume Talks With US on Immigration Sunday, 31 May 2009 | 10:37 AM ET
    Fidel Castro

    Cuba has agreed to resume talks with the Obama administration on legal immigration of Cubans to the United States and direct mail service between the two countries, a State Department official said Sunday.

  • Obama Plan Spells Out ABCs Of Reform Friday, 29 May 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    Obama is calling for a sweeping $18 billion proposal covering birth to higher education. It includes reforms for teaching, funds for pre-school programs, college tax credits as well as revamping the college student loan system.

  • Market Insider: Friday Look Ahead Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 10:21 PM ET

    Stocks started the week worried about the weakening dollar but have since developed a case of bond market phobia.

  • Treasurys Take Latest Government Auction in Stride Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 2:12 PM ET

    The Treasury market took the government's latest 7-year note auction in stride, compared to Wednesday's wild action.

  • Treasury Floats Revised Regulatory Reform Proposals Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 12:58 PM ET

    The recommendations include creation of a new banking regulator and an expansion of powers for the Federal Reserve and FDIC.

  • Treasurys Recover, But a New Note Auction Looms Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 12:39 PM ET

    Treasury bonds were firmer and trading quietly on Thursday compared with yesterday's wild action, though the market is awaiting the government's 7-year note auction this afternoon.

  • A New York Stock Exchange trader.

    The stock market is watching the bond market, wary a spike in interest rates will derail a fragile economic recovery and snuff the market's rally.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 11:01 PM ET

    The big number for markets Wednesday is April's existing home sales, which should tell the story of a weak spring selling season.  

  • Reaction to Sotomayor: 'She Won't Be as Pro-Business' Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 3:25 PM ET

    Following President Barack Obama's nomination of New York Appeals Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, CNBC went to the experts for their opinons on the decision.

  • Obama Picks Sotomayor for High Court Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 1:48 PM ET
    Sonia Sotomayor, as nominee for US Supreme Court Justice.

    President Barack Obama tapped U.S. Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court on Tuesday,  making her the first Hispanic picked to wear the robes of a justice.

  • Sotomayor's Previous Decisions on Key Business Issues Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 1:37 PM ET
    Sonia Sotomayor, US Appeals Court Judge, 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals.

    Here's some background on Sonia Sotomayor, who President Barack Obama chose to succeed Justice David Souter on the Supreme Court Tuesday, and her view of business issues: right/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/__Story_Inserts/graphics/__GOVERNMENT/supreme_court_building.jpg120015000righttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comAP ASCOTUS ROBERTSWASHINGTONDCUSA632638944000000000false1DCMC105Pfalsefalsefalsefalse

  • Financial Regulatory Reform Revs Up In Washington Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 9:57 AM ET

    Look for sweeping legislation covering everything from consumer protection to executive compensation  to more hedge fund supervision and  the creation of a super regulator.

  • NY Judge Rises from Projects to the Supreme Court Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 9:27 AM ET
    Sonia Sotomayor

    Sonia Sotomayor's path to the pinnacle of the legal profession began in the 1960s at a Bronx housing project just a couple blocks from Yankee Stadium, where she and her family dealt with one struggle after another.

  • Market Insider: Watch The Dollar Thursday, 21 May 2009 | 9:07 PM ET

    Markets head into the last session before the three-day Memorial Day weekend, with a wary eye on the dollar and interest rates.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Thursday, 21 May 2009 | 8:01 AM ET

    The reflation trade - strong commodities, weak dollar - was back in vogue Wednesday, even as a revised economic forecast from the Fed took the steam out of stocks.

  • Kneale: New CAFE Menu Will Give Detroit Heart Attack Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 2:34 PM ET

    A daunting litany of ills imperils U.S. banks, from toxic assets to rising loan defaults. After the irritating spectacle that played out in Washington yesterday, we can add a new threat: the Congressional Oversight Panel tracking TARP.

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