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  • Wal-Mart's Super Bowl 'Stimulus Plan' Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 1:57 PM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores has a Super Bowl blitz of its own: the world's biggest retailer said it is slashing prices of thousands of items that football fans might want ahead of the hotly-awaited Giants-Patriots game.

  • Yahoo R.I.P.? Tech Analyst Ain't Crying Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 1:17 PM ET

    Yahoo shares have continued to slide over the past year. Is the world's top Internet destination doomed? Not according to Rob Sanderson, analyst at American Technology Research, who told CNBC why he has a "buy" rating for the Web portal company.

  • Eli Lilly Prez: EPS Will Soar 'Til 2011 Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    Eli Lilly posted a higher fourth-quarter profit Tuesday. The pharmaceutical firm cited lower taxes and better-than-expected drug sales -- especially sales of its newer formulations for diabetes and cancer. John Lechleiter, president and chief operating officer -- and Lilly's CEO as of April 1 -- gave CNBC his strong earnings outlook.

  • Beaten-Down Stocks That Become Opportunities Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 4:49 PM ET

    Recession. Bear market. Credit crunch. There's a lot for investors to worry about these days. And it's even harder to figure out where to put your money in this moody and unpredictable market.

  • Stocks Already Behaving Like It's a Bear Market Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 3:09 PM ET

    "I don't know if the worst is over, but when you look at valuation, there're some appealing situations out there," says a portfolio manager.

  • Merrill CEO: Stimulus Will 'Cushion' Downturn Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    John Thain, chief executive at Merrill Lynch, says there's no question the U.S. economy is slowing. But "the Fed actions -- and of course, the Administration’s actions on providing some stimulus -- I think will cushion the slowdown,” he told CNBC.

  • Tech Stocks: Buy Two, Skip One Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 1:52 PM ET

    After the Fed rate cut and recession talk now reversing itself, where should you put your money? Eugene Peroni, senior vice president and portfolio manager at Advisors Asset Management and David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management, named the sectors and stocks to buy -- and avoid.

  • PepsiCo CEO: 'We Make Happiness' -- And Defense Play Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 9:35 AM ET

    PepsiCo Chief Executive Indra Nooyi says the beverage maker is safe from a downturn. Why?  "We make happiness. We are comfort foods."  The CEO was at Davos, sharing her insights on the industry and the global economy with CNBC.

  • Dow Chem CEO: I'm No Recession 'Chicken Little' Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 5:16 PM ET

    What is driving all the fearful recession chatter? Andrew Liveris, presidnt, chairman and chief executive at Dow Chemical, sums it up in one word: "Overreaction." At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he offered CNBC his thoughts on issues ranging from the U.S. economy and consumers to China and oil prices.

  • Sudden Stock Rally Leaves Many Investors Guessing Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 5:37 PM ET

    Has the stock market finally hit bottom? Or was Wednesday's rebound a false rally in a bear market--a "dead-cat bounce"?

  • Has the Market Hit Bottom? What Do I Do Now? Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 2:34 PM ET

    CNBC asked the pros on how to survive this kind of market. Here's what they had to say.

  • NASDAQ Worst Open Since 2001 Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 12:18 PM ET

    With Apple's (AAPL) disappointing announcement, the NASDAQ was set to open heavily toward the downside.  On the openeing bell, the Nasdaq opened down ~65 points or almost 3%.  The last time the NASDAQ opened down over 60 points was on Sept 21, 2001 after the 9/11 attacks.  The NASDAQ opened down 75 points or 5% that day.  The largest drop on the open was one year earlier when the NASDAQ dropped 212 points on the open. More...

  • The CNBC Edge: Market Survival Guide Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 10:07 PM ET

    The Dow hit its lowest level in 15 months as the NASDAQ and S&P 500 also extended losses into the market close, despite the Fed’s emergency rate cut early Tuesday morning.Amid the market turmoil and recession angst, CNBC brings you the experts to help you keep your portfolio afloat.

  • US Markets Brace for A Selloff on Recession Fears Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 5:18 AM ET

    This week could mark the end of the bull market for Wall Street, with U.S. stocks likely to join a global equity market plunge triggered by fears of a U.S. recession.  

  • Global Markets Skid Amid Jitters About U.S. Economy Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | 9:06 AM ET
    Christopher Walls, of Institutional Direct Inc., watches a monitor on the floor of  the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 27,  2007, in New York. Wall Street fell sharply, joining a global stock decline sparked by growing concerns that the U.S. and Chinese economies are cooling and that U.S. stocks are about to embark on a major correction. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

    World stocks tumbled on Monday as fears gripped investors that a sliding U.S. economy would drag others down with it.

  • Airline M&A: Gordon Bethune's Predictions Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 1:53 PM ET

    Gordon Bethune, former chairman and chief executive of Continental Airlines, offered CNBC his industry outlook -- particularly on mergers and acquisitions.

  • Buy Tech Stocks -- Carefully Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 10:35 AM ET

    When you talk tech stocks with Scott Kessler, you've got to be more specific. The director of Standard and Poor's IT research group says investing in techs demands an examination of just where companies are positioned in the sector. He named stocks that fit his criteria.

  • Stock Picks: Investing In a Weak Economy Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 4:07 PM ET

    Stocks swung lower after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the risks of an economic slowdown have escalated. Following the chairman’s testimony before Congress, CNBC talked to the experts to get their take on how to invest in a weak economy.

  • Pharma Analyst: Stocks Healthy Despite Bad News Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 3:55 PM ET
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    For the second time this week, big pharma is taking a beating from critical reports about medications. This time, it's antidepressants. But one analyst thinks the drag on shares is overdone -- and names "exciting" pharma stocks.

  • These Airline Stocks Will Take Off Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    Jamie Baker thinks airline stocks are ready to take off.  "We do see significant potential upside from here," the JP Morgan senior airline analyst told CNBC. He offered investors his top stock picks.