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  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 8:55 AM ET

    The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 533,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate climbed to 6.7%.  This is the highest drop in nonfarm payrolls since 1974 and the highest unemployment rate since October 1993.  The October payroll numbers were revised to a loss of 320,000.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | 9:32 AM ET

    The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • The Plaxico Burress Good Judgment Award Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 7:02 PM ET

    With solid decision-making like that, any recipient should be honored.

  • Oil Likely to Remain at $50, But Don't Celebrate Yet Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    Oil prices are expected to stay around $50 a barrel through next year, but that may not give much of a boost to consumer spending, the economy or stocks.

  • Futures Point Lower as Economy Weakens Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 8:46 AM ET

    Stocks were set to give back some of their sharp gains from Tuesday's session but were off their morning lows after data showed a sharp increase in mortgage applications last week.

  • BofA and Merrill Job Cuts Could Now Reach 30,000 Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 4:46 AM ET

    Bank of America could end up cutting 30,000 jobs as it moves to absorb Merrill Lynch, three times as many as previously estimated, sources told CNBC

  • Stocks Rally to the Finish Line Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Tuesday as investors scooped up bargains and were encouraged by news that General Electric will keep its dividend intact.

  • Stocks Rebound Amid Bargain Hunting Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 2:33 PM ET

    Stocks rose sharply Tuesday as investors scooped up beaten-down stocks after the prior session's selloff that saw the Dow give back 700 points.

  • The Investor "Revolt" Over Modified Loans Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 1:18 PM ET

    I’m actually surprised it took this long. As more and more banks announced they were getting more and more aggressive on loan modifications, it seemed the investors in these loans were being just a little too silent.

  • Stocks Bounce Back After Sharp Selloff Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 11:07 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Tuesday, clawing back some of what they lost Monday, when the Dow shed nearly 700 points.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 10:15 AM ET

    The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close.  See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.

  • BofA to Cut 10,000 Investment Banking Jobs Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 9:22 AM ET

    Bank of America can be expected to cut at least 10,000 investment banking jobs as it moves to absorb Merrill Lynch, sources have told CNBC.

  • Traders "Betting" Big 3 Get Bailout Money Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 9:20 AM ET

    One thing's for sure: November vehicle sales due today will be ugly. Estimates are for seasonally adjusted annual sales of about 10.5 million, compared to 16 million in November of last year.

  • Futures Rise as Banks Recoup Some Losses Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 7:42 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday after Monday's plunge and despite more bad news from the banking sector.

  • Dow's 4th Worst Drop In History Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 5:33 PM ET

    The Dow tumbled on Monday as economic reports showing further evidence of the worsening global economic climate were backed up by comments from Ben Bernanke.

  • Dow Sheds Nearly 700 Points, Snapping Streak Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks snapped their best five-day winning streak in 75 years with a resounding crack, giving back more than half the gains in one session.

  • What's Got Whitney Worried? Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    Oppenheimer’s Meredith Whitney sees some real dangers ahead in the banking sector. Find out what’s got her attention.

  • Stocks Pull Back Amid Economic Worries Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • Stocks Slide as Gauge of Manufacturing Tumbles Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 12:36 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.