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  • Supreme Court Hears Third-Party Investor Suit Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 1:42 PM ET

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing an case that some say may alter the landscape of investing. The outcome potentially could strengthen shareholder confidence -- or stifle investment markets.

  • Friday "Day" Fever Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 9:10 PM ET

    You’ve heard of Saturday Night Fever? Pete Najarian had Friday Day Fever, and found himself dancing in the options pits as speculation swirled in one of the “craziest days of the year” for the options market.

  • Children's Place Fires CEO; Shares Jump Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    Children's Place Retail Stores Wednesday fired Chief Executive Ezra Dabah and named board member Chuck Crovitz as interim CEO, sending its shares up as much as 9 percent.

  • EDS Settles SEC Investigation, Will Pay $500,000 Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 5:03 PM ET

    Electronic Data Systems has agreed to pay nearly $500,000 to settle an investigation into accounting irregularities alleged to have occurred from 2001 to 2003.

  • FedEx Profit Rises, But Outlook Cut Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 4:45 PM ET
    FedEx

    FedEx Thursday reported higher quarterly profit despite a slowing U.S. economy, but lowered its full-year earnings outlook, sending its shares down nearly 2%.

  • Goldman Sachs Profit Jumps, Beating Estimates Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 11:47 AM ET
    Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs Group said Thursday that quarterly profit surged 79 percent, blowing away expectations of weak results, as the investment bank generated its second-highest revenue ever despite turbulent summer markets.

  • Bear Stearns Profit Plunges 62% on Subprime Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 11:41 AM ET

    Bear Stearns said Thursday its profit plunged 62 percent in the third quarter, as turbulence in the debt market and wrong-way bets on mortgages hurt the investment bank's credit portfolio and bond business.

  • ConAgra Profit Lifted by New Products, Energy Trading Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 11:31 AM ET

    ConAgra Foods posted higher quarterly profit on Thursday as sales of new products and results in its energy trading and fertilizer business helped offset the impact of soaring commodity costs.

  • Circuit City Loss Wider than Expected on Domestic Sales Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 11:01 AM ET
    A Circuit City store in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

    Circuit City Stores reported a wider-than-expected second-quarter loss Thursday, as sales sagged for desktop computers, projection and tube TVs, and its shares fell 5 percent in pre-market trading.

  • Wells Fargo Chairman Sees Mortgage Recovery Wednesday, 19 Sep 2007 | 2:20 PM ET

    Wells Fargo Chairman Richard Kovacevich said Wednesday the U.S. mortgage industry will recover following further short-term pain, led by better-diversified lenders less exposed to market vagaries.

  • Video Roundup: Rate Cut Verdict Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 4:35 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve acted Tuesday, cutting the fed funds rate and the discount rate by a half-percentage point each.  Oil jumped to a new high as the news was announced and immediately afterwards, stocks rallied in the strongest reaction to a Fed move since 2001. With the Fed funds rate now at 4.75 percent and the discount rate at 5.25 percent, where will the market go? CNBC's experts weighed in.

  • Video Roundup: Waiting On The Fed Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | 10:49 AM ET

    Federal Reserve policymakers are meeting today in one of the most closely watched central bank conferences in years. The Fed is slated to release its rate-cut decision at 2:15pm ET. CNBC asked the experts what they expect the Fed to do -- and what impact it will have on the economy and markets.

  • Intel Shares Sag on Analyst Downgrade Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | 10:52 AM ET

    Intel shares slipped Friday, after a Merrill Lynch analyst downgraded the chipmaker's stock to neutral from buy.

  • Video Roundup: What Investors Should Do Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | 5:38 PM ET

    CNBC talks to the the experts about what investors should do in this market.

  • Fed Discount Rate Surprise: Video Roundup Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 1:56 PM ET

    On Friday, the Federal Reserve announced that it had approved a 50 basis-point cut in the discount rate it charges for loans made directly to banks, via its regional Federal Reserve lenders . Was the discount-rate cut merely in reaction to a temporary credit crunch -- or a sobering signal that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke perceives deeper troubles in the U.S. financial sector? CNBC's Market Task Force and expert guests took on the question -- and offered survival advice to investors.

  • Real Estate:  Opportunity Knocks Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 1:48 PM ET

    From commodities and construction materials to interest rates and mortgage lenders, the state of real estate is at the forefront of most business and financial debates. But some say opportunities still exist -- if you know where to look. CNBC's crack team of reporters dug into the real estate market from every angle. Here is a sampling of what they found.

  • Kohl's Earnings Beat Estimates on Strong School Sales Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | 4:44 PM ET

    Kohl's posted higher second-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by strong back-to-school sales. The retailer reported earnings of $269.2 million, or 83 cents per share, for the three months ended Aug. 4, compared with $232.4 million, or 69 cents per share, in the year-ago period.

  • Video Game Maker Take-Two Gets 'Wells' Notice Wednesday, 15 Aug 2007 | 5:57 PM ET

    Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software received a "Wells" notice last week from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's division of enforcement, in connection with a previously disclosed investigation into Take-Two's historical stock-option practices.

  • Bill Gates, billionaire chairman and co-founder of Microsoft, disclosed Tuesday that his foundation holds stakes in McDonald's, wireless tower operator Crown Castle International and Progressive, the third-largest U.S. auto insurer.

  • Activity in the options market may be signaling another major selloff in financial shares. Implied volatility, a component of how options are priced, rises as market makers anticipate greater swings in the actual shares tied to a put or a call.  For names caught up in the recent market turmoil implied volatility has skyrocketed.

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