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  • Letting banks fail is not an option as it will cause a run on all the other banks of all forms of creditors, David Roche, global strategist at Independent Strategy told CNBC.

  • Housing Market Needs More Help Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 5:42 PM ET

    Even with tens of billions of dollars set aside for foreclosures, the government's efforts to prop up the ailing housing market don't go far enough and as a result are unlikely to yield a full-fledged turnaround.

  • Fratto: Jawboning Investors To Buy Won't Work Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 10:12 AM ET

    I can't argue with President Obama's investment advice — a long-term strategy of investing is always wise, and confidence in the future is an important element of any recovery — but jawboning investors to buy won't fix what's ailing this market, says Tony Fratto

  • Ross: Nationalizing Banks Is a Slippery Slope Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 11:41 PM ET

    Nationalizing banks is a slippery slope which won't do the mired down economy any good, says Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross & Co.

  • Ross: Obama's Team Doing Better Than Bush Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 9:21 PM ET

    The Obama administration is doing a much better job with regards to the dealing with the economic crisis than its predecessor says Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross & Co.

  • For all the US intervention into business and markets, there’s one thing it still can’t do to stop the bleeding in the financial system.

  • Jim Rogers: Let AIG Go Bankrupt, Not America Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 4:24 PM ET
    Credit Crisis

    American International Group should be allowed to go bankrupt because keeping it and other sick financials alive on government support risks ruining the US economy, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Market Meltdown Amplifies Baby Boomer Worries Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 8:10 AM ET
    Wall Street in Crisis

    If jobs weren’t enough to worry about in this recession, for many Americans there’s the added pressure of being able to afford retirement. The relentless decline in stock and home prices is destroying household wealth big time.

  • Obama Walking Tightrope On Bailing Out US Banks Friday, 27 Feb 2009 | 2:58 PM ET

    The Obama administration is trying to walk a public relations tightrope in aiding the banking industry.

  • A Bank Rally? Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 7:52 PM ET

    Could it be? And if so, will it continue? Cramer says there’s reason to think it might.

  • Why More US Banks Aren't Being Allowed to Fail Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 11:41 AM ET

    With all the doom and gloom about the financial system, you'd think banks would be failing at a furious pace. They're not. Here's why and how  that may be about to change.

  • Busch: What's Really Behind The Doom And Gloom Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 9:48 AM ET

    float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/bush_andy.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comAndrew Buschfalse1Pfalsefalsefalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif157000lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalsefalsefalse Andrew BuschGlobal Finance Strategist BMO Financial Group There seems to be a lack of perspective to create a comprehensive vision of where we will end up from these decisions and if this destination is where we want to go, says Andrew Busch.

  • Steven Rattner: Not The Car Czar, But A Lead Advisor Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 4:20 PM ET
    Obama Auto Team

    The man many thought would be "Car Czar" will now be leading the task force looking at how to fix General Motors and Chrysler. Steven Rattner is joining the Obama team as counselor to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • Stop Trading!: Blame Geithner for Market Mess Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 3:36 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer responds to the AIG news and offers China plays.

  • Yoshikami: The Other Shoe's Dropping at Citi Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 12:27 AM ET

    Surprise, surprise. Citigroup is not quite as healthy as they would have us believe. Turns out that their asset levels as measured by TCE, and maybe other measures for all we know, are lacking. The shoe is dropping as we speak.

  • Bear Stearns: Government Emails On Takeover Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 11:31 AM ET
    Bear Stearns

    Negotiations to have JP Morgan take over Bear Stearns in March of 2008 produced an avalanche of emails from government officials.

  • Stop Trading!: Geithner’s Live-or-Die Stress Test Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 3:50 PM ET

    As brutal as it sounds, Cramer says, not every bank will make it.

  • Awaiting Treasury, Banks Stall Foreclosures Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 12:38 PM ET
    Foreclosure

    As precious few details emerge from the Treasury department on the $50 billion housing rescue plan, the big banks are temporarily halting foreclosures.

  • All Roads (And Trades) Lead To Rome Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    Yesterday's late-day spike as Mr. Lockhart floated a trial balloon of help for home owners is, according to the few bulls around, a sign that there is just as much risk on the upside as the downside.

  • Ailing Banks May Require More Aid to Keep Solvent Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 5:35 AM ET

    Some of the nation’s large banks, according to economists and other finance experts, are like dead men walking, the New York Times reported.