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  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 9:25 AM ET

    President Barack Obama and his economic team are taking a cheerier tone while making billions in federal loans available to the nation's struggling small businesses. 

  • The Week Ahead: Signs of Spring? Or a Muddy Season? Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 8:17 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    As spring arrives in the coming week, investors will debate whether it's a time to hold out hope for the market or just expect another muddy season where bad economic news leads trading.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 10:54 AM ET

    President Barack Obama said Thursday the true status of bank balance sheets was not known, and he would act decisively to make sure major banks have enough money to operate.

  • Market Insider: Friday Look Ahead Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 9:11 PM ET

    The market's strongest three-day advance since November is inspiring confidence that stocks still have room to run.

  • Obama Offers Bernanke Strong Endorsement Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 8:28 PM ET

    Investors looking for clues regarding President Obama's feelings toward Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke may have gotten a clue during the question and answer portion of today's speech to the Business Roundtable.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 2:46 PM ET

    President Barack Obama's ambitious new budget faced bipartisan skepticism Thursday as key senators questioned the administration's long-term budget outlook and the deficits it envisions rising in the middle of the next decade.

  • 8,000 Earmarks Can't All Be Good Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 8:36 AM ET

    We send our money to Washington, put on knee pads and beg to get our money back to take care of local problems, writes William Dunkelberg, Economics Professor at Temple University.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 9:11 PM ET

    The Dow had its first two-day winning streak since early February, and traders are debating whether the stock market's move is constructive or the set up for a bear market fall.

  • Dimon in the Gruff: Wall Street Lion Roars Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 4:59 PM ET

    Wall Street found its voice today, after months of stewing in silence as pundits and politicians pelted the financial industry with withering criticism, punitive salary caps and pious second-guessing.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 1:08 PM ET

    President Obama agreed to sign an "imperfect" spending bill to keep the government running, but he called for a crackdown on lawmakers adding "earmarks"—or pet projects—to legislation.

  • Obama Targets 'Earmarks' in New Spending Bill Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 11:37 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    President Obama agreed to sign an "imperfect" spending bill to keep the government running, but he called for a crackdown on lawmakers adding "earmarks"—or pet projects—to legislation.

  • Market Insider: Fizzle or Pop? Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 7:48 PM ET

    Tuesday's frothy rally could quickly fizzle, but traders are holding out hope that it won't. Some traders say the rally looks better than the most recent rallies, but they are wary that it will be short lived, taking the S&P at most another 10% or so higher.

  • Union Debate Could Put Wal-Mart Rally on Strike Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 12:41 PM ET

    Citi analyst Deborah Weinswig downgrades Wal-Mart shares to hold from buy, citing fears that proposed legislation intended to make it easier for employees to unionize will boost Wal-Mart's labor costs and hurt its ability to compete.

  • Obama Marks First 50 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    Today marks the first 50 days into the Barack Obama presidency, which has had plenty of ups and downs.

  • Warren Buffett's three-hour appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box Monday morning generated headlines, moved bank stocks, and even caught the attention of the White House.   Now you can download a PDF of the complete transcript.

  • The White House was watching Warren Buffett this morning on CNBC.  Today Press Secretary Robert Gibbs responded to Buffett's comment that both parties, but especially the Democrats, are trying to use the economic crisis to push partisan goals.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | 1:29 PM ET

    President Barack Obama lifted restrictions on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research Monday, angering abortion opponents but cheering those who believe the study could produce treatments for many diseases.

  • This is part one of the preliminary transcript and video clips of Warren Buffett's appearances on CNBC's Squawk Box on Monday, March 9, 2009.

  • Week Ahead: Watching Washington, Fearing Financials Sunday, 8 Mar 2009 | 8:52 AM ET

    Stocks will continue to wobble until Washington finds the right prescription to help fix the ailing financial sector.

  • Obama: Discover Opportunity in This Crisis Saturday, 7 Mar 2009 | 8:34 AM ET

    As the dreadful economic news piles up, President Barack Obama challenged the nation Saturday to not just hang in there but rather to see the hard times as a chance to "discover great opportunity in the midst of great crisis."

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