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  • How Short-Selling Hurts Your Investments Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 9:14 PM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    You don't have to be a day trader to feel the pain that the shorts have inflicted on the market.

  • Today's Top Videos:  Short-Selling, Gold & More... Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 8:04 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson discusses a comprehensive approach to market developments, while Gold was up over 15% over the past two days but took a beating this morning. Following are today's top videos:

  • SEC Urged to Suspend Redemption Rights on Two Funds Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 7:07 PM ET

    U.S. money management firm The Reserve said on Friday two of its funds have filed an application with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asking to be allowed to suspend or delay redemption requests due to a massive rush by investors to withdraw their money.

  • Plus, Cramer clarifies Thursday's call on Goldman Sachs and more.

  • Why Hank Paulson Is Right Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 6:36 PM ET

    Many on Wall Street have decried the Treasury secretary's plan to clear the market of bad mortgage-related paper. Cramer's not one of them.

  • Big Rally Leaves Dow Off Just 40 for Week Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    This week's wild ride on Wall Street literally mimicked a rollercoaster ride: a couple of stomach-turning drops before coasting to the end and dropping you off exactly where you started.  After being down by nearly 1000 points at Wednesday's close, the Dow clawed back those 1000 points in the following two days leaving the blue-chip index off just about 40 points from where it ended last Friday!

  • Who's In? Who's Out. Another Look at No-Short List Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 4:12 PM ET

    Several companies with large operations in the financial services sector are looking to be added to the government's list of stocks that cannot be sold short.

  • Poll: What Do You Think? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 4:03 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission temporarily banned short-selling on 799 financial stocks to boost investor confidence on Friday, one day after the UK Financial Services Authority took a similar step. Take our poll:

  • Stop Trading!: Nothing Else Worked, So Why Not? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    Cramer responds to the Washington's latest moves to bring stability to the market.

  • Dow Soars as Financials Jump Over 20% Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 2:48 PM ET

    This week's wild ride on Wall Street is starting to look like just that — a ride — because the Dow is on track to end roughly where it was last Friday.

  • Chris Cox’s Terrible Idea Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 2:11 PM ET

    In extreme, the absence of short sellers would inflate stock market upturns, probably into bubbles. Short sellers keep the market honest. I know many in the short-selling community and most of them really do their homework.

  • GE Expected to Be Added to SEC's No-Short List Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 12:48 PM ET

    General Electric is expected to be added to a list of financial stocks that can no longer be sold short, according to people familiar with the situation.

  • Dow Is Up 300 Points as Financials Soar Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    Stocks shot out of the gate like a rocket Friday after the Federal Reserve, Treasury and SEC jumped in to triage the meltdown in the banking system with measures including a ban on short selling in financials.  The Dow jumped more than 300 points higher at the open.  Brokerages and banks roared higher, with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Wachovia and Washington Mutual all up more than 30 percent.

  • Securities & Exchange Commission Issues Short-Ban List Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission temporarily banned short-selling on 799 financial stocks to boost investor confidence on Friday, one day after the UK Financial Services Authority took a similar step.

  • Dow Jumps 400 Points as Financials Soar Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 10:00 AM ET

    Stocks shot out of the gate like a rocket Friday after the Federal Reserve, Treasury and SEC jumped in to triage the meltdown in the banking system with measures including a ban on short selling in financials.  The Dow jumped more than 300 points higher at the open.  Brokerages and banks roared higher, with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Wachovia and Washington Mutual all up more than 30 percent.

  • Busch: Three Key Reversal Steps For Crisis Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 9:59 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    After bank executives and politicians have blamed hedge funds (and other nefarious market participants) for the extreme volatility in financial sector equities, both the U.K. and the U.S. market regulators imposed bans on short selling in these stocks.

  • Futures Soar as Government Steps In Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 9:25 AM ET

    Wall Street was poised for a big Friday at the end of a rollercoaster week after the Federal Reserve, Treasury and SEC jumped in to triage the meltdown in the banking system with measures including a ban on short selling in financials.

  • What's Next, Banning Long Buying? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 8:50 AM ET

    Here's the sweet part: it's a quadruple witching expiration!! Options desks are frantic, because everyone has to cover their short calls in financials.

  • POLL: Is Banning Short-Selling a Good Idea? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 7:20 AM ET

    Regulators across the world slapped temporary bans on short-selling in an effort to boost investors confidence. What do you think of the new regulations?

  • Show Us Your Shorts! Thursday, 18 Sep 2008 | 6:51 PM ET

    Should hedge funds be required to report their short positions, daily?

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