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  • SEC's (Probable) Plan for NYSE, Nasdaq Monday, 10 May 2010 | 1:47 PM ET

    NYSE and Nasdaq meets with the SEC. The SEC has two choices: 1) scrap the system whereby the NYSE (and Nasdaq, if it chose to do so) can go to a slower market, even if for only a few seconds, or 2) require all market participants to follow the primary market maker when they slow trading in volatile markets — to have uniform rules for circuit breakers. My bet, based on discussions with market participants, is...

  • Computer Trades Are Focus in Wall Street Plunge Monday, 10 May 2010 | 10:35 AM ET
    NYSE Trader

    Investigators seeking an explanation for the brief stock market panic last week said Sunday that they were focusing increasingly on how a controlled slowdown in trading on the New York Stock Exchange, meant to bring about stability, instead set off uncontrolled selling on electronic exchanges. The NYT explains.

  • Dow Loses 600 for Week; Nasdaq in Correction Friday, 7 May 2010 | 5:53 PM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • Dow Down Over 150 as Closing Bell Nears Friday, 7 May 2010 | 3:39 PM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Jitters Ahead of Weekend Friday, 7 May 2010 | 12:57 PM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Trading was volatile Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • The Blame Game: NYSE vs. Nasdaq Friday, 7 May 2010 | 11:45 AM ET

    The NYSE and Nasdaq engaged in a high-stakes blame game on CNBC this morning. 

  • Farr: 1000 Points! What The Heck Was That? Friday, 7 May 2010 | 9:41 AM ET

    As the market dropped our team was watching. A car wreck is a much too pleasant analogy. I was at my desk in 1987, 1989, 9/11, 2008, and I’ve never witnessed what I witnessed yesterday.

  • Trading System May Have Dangerous Flaw Friday, 7 May 2010 | 9:22 AM ET

    Why do stocks have a slight bid to them in the U.S.? Traders are saying that the busted trades are creating a bid on the Street. Fat fingered trade? Computer glitch? It's possible that one of these was the cause of yesterday's drop, but as traders stream into Wall Street, the worry is that this could have happened without a computer glitch or fat fingered trade.

  • Why the Trades Were Clearly Erroneous Friday, 7 May 2010 | 5:06 AM ET

    This is is the probably the toughest week of the year for active traders. Why? We've seen a huge increase in volatility and volume but it’s been around events so big (Greece, Spain, future of the euro) that traders have no idea — or strong opinion — on how it will play out.

  • Dow Sheds 350 in Wild Selloff; VIX Tops 34 Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 6:17 PM ET
    Debtor Nations

    Stocks staged one of the most dramatic selloffs in market history Thursday as what may have been a trader error exacerbated losses in a market already jittery about the European debt crisis. The Dow ended down about 350 points and the VIX was above 34.

  • Nike to Run New Tiger Woods Ad Tonight Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 5:56 PM ET
    The Nike ad featuring Tiger Woods, seen here, will premiere tonight.

    Nike has confirmed to CNBC that it will run a new ad tonight featuring Tiger Woods on two networks—on ESPN between 6 and 7:30 pm New York time and on the Golf Channel between 6 and 7 pm.

  • Stocks Rise for a Fourth Straight Week Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 6:28 PM ET

    Stocks rose for a fourth straight week, ending with a rocky session on Friday as news of help for Greece got the market off to a positive start but the sinking of a South Korean naval ship rattled the market.

  • Stocks Push Higher After Consumer Sentiment Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 12:01 PM ET

    Stocks pushed higher Friday after a slightly better-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment. Stocks had gotten off to a higher start after the EU and IMF reached a deal to provide a safety net for Greece.

  • Futures Rise on Greece Plan; GDP Cuts Gains  Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 8:45 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were higher ahead of the open Friday after a safety net for Greece's debt problems was hammered out between European Union leaders and the IMF and ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet said he found the plan "workable".

  • Earnings Roundup: March 25 Thursday, 25 Mar 2010 | 4:07 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, March 25.

  • Dividend Stocks Can Pay Off For Recent Retirees Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 12:49 PM ET

    Retirement isn't all about fixed-income investing. Your portfolio also needs a solid income stream and growth potential (for offsetting inflation).  Otherwise, you may outlive your savings.

  • Tiger Woods Will Return to Golf, but Not Sure When Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 12:35 PM ET
    Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods is told his family, friends and fans that he plans to return to golf one day, but that he is not sure when that will be. He said he would not rule out his return being this year.

  • Talk Of The Town: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Thursday, 28 Jan 2010 | 9:48 AM ET
    US President Barack Obama delivers his first State of the Union address

    Attendees had a good excuse for looking bleary-eyed in the morning--watching Obama's State of the Union address. And they certainly got the message

  • Now Is the Time To Buy Tech Stocks: Strategist Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 5:00 PM ET

    IBM reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped expectations on Tuesday, but shares fell more than 3 percent—the biggest drag on the Dow. What’s ahead for the firm? Peter Misek, global technology strategist at Canaccord Adams, shared his analysis.

  • Earnings Preview: IBM Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 1:12 PM ET

    Among the large corporations reporting quarterly results this week, International Business Machines (IBM) is expected to provide investors with a pulse on IT spending during its fourth-quarter earnings report today after the bell.  Here is a look at how IBM shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.