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  • Economic Worries Drag on Market Wednesday, 3 Sep 2008 | 12:16 PM ET

    Stocks wobbled Wednesday as economic worries continued to nag the market and rain on the post-Gustav rally.

  • Stocks Close Lower as Rally Loses Steam Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 5:10 PM ET

    Stocks finished lower Tuesday as weakness in technology stocks sucked the air out the earlier  rally inspired by oil's drop and the dollar's surge.

  • Has the S&P Ever Lost More Points Than the Dow? Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    After jumping up over 200 points this morning, the Dow has reversed course and is now in negative territory for the day.  The S&P 500 also jumped, rising above 1300 before falling back down.  Interestingly, at one point during the swing, the S&P was down more than the Dow was down.  The Dow is priced roughly 9 times higher than the S&P 500.  Given the difference in scale, it is somewhat unusual to see this happen when they move in the same direction.

  • Weakness in Techs Weighs on Market Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 3:34 PM ET

    Stocks came charging out of the gate, inspired by oil's drop and the dollar's surge, but weakness in technology stocks sucked the air out of the rally.

  • Oil, Dollar Give Stocks Cause for Celebration Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 1:14 PM ET

    Stocks kicked off September with a rally, inspired by the more than $7 drop in oil prices and a surge in the dollar.

  • Great Commodity Unwind Picks Up Steam Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 12:07 PM ET

    The Great Commodity Unwind of 2008, which began in July, picked up steam this morning. Remember the trade: investors have not only been long commodities, they have been long the currency of major commodity producers like Australia, and short the dollar. That unwind is now accelerating, with positive implications for U.S. consumers and stocks.

  • Alcatel-Lucent's New CEO and chairman Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 11:29 AM ET

    Alcatel-Lucent named its new leadership on Tuesday, handing the task of turning round the loss-making telecoms equipment group to former British Telecom chief executive and industry veteran Ben Verwaayen.

  • Stocks Rally as Oil Plunges, Dollar Soars Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 10:16 AM ET

    Stocks shot out of the gate Tuesday as the price of oil plunged more than $7 and the dollar surged.

  • Chinalco Says May Up Rio Stake If Conditions Right Sunday, 31 Aug 2008 | 11:16 PM ET
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    Chinese aluminum maker Chinalco, which holds a minority stake in Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto, may raise its stake if market conditions are right but it has no timetable for such a move, its president said on Monday.

  • GDP, Oil Pullback Give Stocks a Boost Thursday, 28 Aug 2008 | 12:05 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Thursday after second-quarter GDP was revised to show growth was more robust than first thought and oil receded to around $118 a  barrel after earlier topping $120.

  • Stocks Get a Lift From GDP Report Thursday, 28 Aug 2008 | 10:25 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Thursday after the second reading on second-quarter GDP showed growth was more robust than first thought.   Tropical Storm Gustav, which is readying to move back to hurricane status and heading toward the Gulf Coast, continued to hover over the market and bump up oil prices.

  • Futures Get a Lift From GDP Report Thursday, 28 Aug 2008 | 9:23 AM ET

    U.S. stock-index futures rebounded Thursday after the second reading on second-quarter GDP showed growth was more robust than first thought.  Tropical Storm Gustav, which is readying to move back to hurricane status and heading toward the Gulf Coast, continued to hover over the market and bump up oil prices.

  • Summer Market Swoons - 2008 vs. History Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 10:59 AM ET

    With Labor Day weekend coming this week, the markets have had a tough summer.  Is this a normal part of "sell in May" or is this year different?  Here's how this year compares.

  • Highest Yielding Stocks On The Dow Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 9:30 AM ET
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    Do you believe that financials, pharma and telecom can maintain through an economic downturn? If so, you might want to take a look at the Dow Industrials where some of the largest companies in the world are currently offering investors notably large dividend yields.

  • What Looks Good Now: Commodity, Tech Stocks & More Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 3:27 PM ET

    As oil has fallen at the end of the trading week to its lowest level since early May, CNBC asked the experts where to invest your money now.

  • CPI Details: Where the costs are rising Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 9:43 AM ET
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    The Consumer Price Index is now at levels not seen since 1991.  Here is a breakdown of the inflation benchmark to show you where costs are rising most.

  • Traders Are 'Renters' Right Now Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 12:36 PM ET

    If the trading seems a bit tentative and confusing, you're on the right track. And don't blame it on traders on vacation; there's plenty of that, but there's a reason for the market's uncertainty.

  • Lightning Round: Ford, Verizon, Alcoa and More Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | 7:28 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Why Did Merrill – and Market – Rally? Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    It all comes down to three important factors, Cramer says.

  • Merrill: Why It's The Big Story Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 9:11 AM ET

    Two weeks after reporting huge losses, Merrill Lynch has surprised the Street with significant sales and capital raising. They are: 1) selling $30.6 b in CDOs. They were carried on the books at a value of $11.1 b; buyer Lone Star is paying $6.7 b ($0.22 on the dollar), but Merrill is financing three-quarters of the sale;