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  • Stocks Snap Losing Streak as Techs Rise Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks opened higher after Wal-Mart hit its earnings target but a pair of economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains.

  • Slow Start to U.S. Plan for Modifying Mortgages Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 10:47 AM ET

    The Obama administration’s plan to help millions of troubled homeowners avoid foreclosure by reducing the size of their mortgage payments is just getting off the ground.

  • Stocks Open Higher as Techs Bounce Back Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher after Wal-Mart hit its earnings target but a pair of economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains.

  • Busch: Repeating The Mistakes Of The Past Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 9:58 AM ET
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    As more and more Americans lose their jobs, the US government is following a path of policy decisions similar to those of FDR.

  • Futures Retreat After Jobless, PPI Reports Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 9:13 AM ET

    Futures pointed lower after a pair of economic reports came in worse than expected. Wal-Mart Stores reported earnings in line with expectations.

  • Stocks Shed Over 2% as Retail Sales Disappoint Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 5:52 PM ET

    Stocks lost more than 2% Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month.

  • Finally, Transparency For OTC Derivatives? Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 3:40 PM ET

    Treasury is to make an announcement after the close to establish a regulatory framework for over the counter (OTC) derivatives. It's about time. These derivatives are exempt from regulation, and they ought not to be.

  • Stocks Slide as Retail Sales Disappoint Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 2:25 PM ET

    Stocks declined Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. A brief reprieve after the business-inventories report and comments from President Obama fizzled.

  • Inventories, Obama Help Stocks Pare Losses Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 10:38 AM ET

    Stocks pared their losses Wednesday after a report showed business inventories shrunk at a slower pace and remarks from President Obama on health-care reform.  Still, stocks remained under pressure as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month.

  • Futures Slip Before Retail Sales; Banks Lower Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 7:35 AM ET

    Stock index futures indicated a lower opening for Wall Street Monday, as bank shares continued to struggle and investors looked for guidance on the strength of the economy from retail sales numbers.

  • Funds To Learn They Will Take Part in PPIP Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 6:23 AM ET

    The Treasury will likely notify a group of asset managers later on Wednesday that they were chosen to take part in the first wave of the Public-Private Investment Program funds, CNBC has learned.

  • Farrell: A Julia Roberts Movie Becomes Real Life Monday, 11 May 2009 | 8:55 AM ET

    I like Julia Roberts. I also like Clive Owen. I didn't like their movie "Duplicity." I couldn't follow the whole thing and I figured why should I bother to spend $11 on a movie ticket when I can turn on the news and watch the real thing come out of Washington on a daily basis.

  • Cramer: This Rally Isn’t Over Friday, 8 May 2009 | 6:23 PM ET

    For the past two months, the market has seen week after week of gains. Cramer thinks we still go higher.

  • Businessman

    As the government pours billions of dollars into the struggling U.S. banking system, it's  apparently coming up with another type of rescue—jobs for financial professionals..

  • Cramer: Stay Bullish on Tech, Oils & Banks Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 7:16 PM ET

    The bears will tell you that Thursday’s declines were reasons for worry. Here’s why they are wrong.

  • Tony Fratto: Stress Test Proof - TARP 1 Worked Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 11:02 AM ET

    left/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/fratto_t_100_2.jpg1100100010lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse With the "formal" release of the government's stress tests today - only a formality after weeks of leaks - an overlooked conclusion is this: TARP 1 worked, writes Tony Fratto former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary for the Bush Administration.

  • Cramer: Banking Problem Is Solved Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 6:55 PM ET

    You know that theory that financial Armageddon was upon us and that another Great Depression was on the way? Not anymore.

  • Cramer: Stress Test Results 'Surprised' Street Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 3:38 PM ET

    The financials were up on Wednesday after Washington seemed to take the market's worst-case scenario off the table.

  • GM May Seek 1-For-100 Reverse Stock Split Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 5:38 PM ET
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    General Motors says it may offer current shareholders a reverse stock split that would give them one share of new stock for every 100 shares they currently own.

  • Worries Rise on the Size of U.S. Debt Monday, 4 May 2009 | 10:32 AM ET

    The nation’s debt clock is ticking faster than ever — and Wall Street is getting worried.