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  • The Super-Bear Market Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 3:21 PM ET

    This market is now a bear-within-a-bear: The S&P 500 have given up 20 percent since Sept. 1, 2008. About 30 S&P stocks are down by 50 percent or more. See the stats — and the biggest losers.

  • Steve Forbes' Stock Market Rx Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 1:42 PM ET

    A global round of rate cuts was coordinated by the U.S. Federal Reserve, European Union, Switzerland, Canada, Sweden and the Bank of England. But the stock markets' response was tepid at best. Steve Forbes told CNBC that solving the global economic crisis will require a more than the rate cuts.

  • Top Strategist: What I Buy Now Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 1:17 PM ET

    After the global rate cut, why was the market rally so weak? Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Jefferies & Company, offered his insights to CNBC. He also gave sector picks and portfolio allocation advice.

  • Video: U.S. Dollar = New Safe Haven Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    "The worst period of the U.S. dollar is behind us," said Royce Tostrams of Tostrams Groep. He told CNBC that the greenback is now a "safe haven" for investors.

  • Technician: Multi-Year Bear Market Lies Ahead Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 9:27 AM ET

    Technical analysis expert Richard Suttmeier of ValuEngine.com believes a multi-year bear market lies ahead, unless the Dow can get back above 10,640 this month.

  • Futures Gain Doesn't Last After Rate Cut Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 9:05 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures turned positive after coordinated action to cut rates across the globe to fight the danger of the world economy being hit by a depression.

  • Euro Stocks off Lows but Asia Nosedives Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 6:56 AM ET

    European stocks pared back some of the losses on Wednesday after plunging about 8 percent earlier in the session as credit fears grew.

  • Dow Closes Below 9,500 as Banks Tank Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 7:44 PM ET

    Stocks plunged in the final minutes of trading as comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke failed to soothe this cranky market.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost about 500 points, or 5 percent, breaching the key 9,500 mark. In the past two days, the blue-chip index has lost nearly 900 points.  Bank stocks led the decline, with the S&P financial-sector index at its lowest point since May 1997.

  • Stock Picker: The Real Danger is Inflation! Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 3:33 PM ET

    Inflation backlash?! That's what Rob Lutts predicts. So the founder and CIO of Cabot Money Management suggests preparing an anti-inflation strategy: gold ETFs and stocks.

  • Dow Drops Below 9,700 as Bernanke Speaks Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 3:03 PM ET

    Stocks declined after a brief uptick as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke seemed unable to soothe this cranky market for more than five minutes.

  • Financial Plays in a Volatile Market Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 1:07 PM ET

    Financial stocks continue to take a beating, but Anton Schutz, portfolio manager of Mendon Capital, sees opportunities in financials with “too much capital.”

  • Pop From Fed Move Fizzles, Banks Skid Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    Stocks rose Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a major step to help support strained commercial-paper markets.

  • S&P's Stovall: My Market Bounce Outlook Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 12:48 PM ET

    S&P's Sam Stovall says history points to an 18 percent market bounce in six months. The chief investment strategist told CNBC of his "Moses movement" scenario — and the sectors that will lead the recovery.

  • Strategist: Put Your Money to Work! Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 11:56 AM ET

    It may not be the bottom -- but it's *enough* of a bottom to get back into the market, says Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com.

  • Time to Buy This Beaten Down Stock Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 11:17 AM ET

    Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors, says if we haven’t hit the market bottom already, we’re at least two-thirds of the way there.

  • Stocks Rise After Fed Move to Grease Credit Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 9:56 AM ET

    Stocks rose Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a major step to help support strained commercial-paper markets.

  • Analyst: Expect Alcoa to Disappoint Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 9:51 AM ET

    Charles Bradford of Soleil Securities expects Alcoa Aluminum to fall short of analyst expectations when it reports after the bell Tuesday.

  • Futures Drop After Fed Auction Statement Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Futures declined Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced its fourth-quarter term auction schedule, unnerving investors who anxiously await signs of some coordinated response by global central banks to unfreeze the credit markets.

  • Wachovia shares are down Monday on "crisis psychology" -- but hedge fund master Bill Ackman of Pershing Square is optimistic. He scooped up a 7 percent stake in Wachovia on the news that Citigroup would buy the troubled financial's banking business. And Wells Fargo's counterbid makes it all even better.

  • Video: Maria Bartiromo's Market Message Monday, 6 Oct 2008 | 5:53 PM ET

    Maria Bartiromo discusses Monday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow.