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  • Big Three’s Troubles May Touch Financial Sector Monday, 24 Nov 2008 | 10:40 AM ET
    The Big Three

    The foundering Detroit automakers owe more than $100 billion to their bankers and bondholders, and Wall Street is starting to wonder how much of that will be paid back, the New York Times reports.

  • Dow Back Above 8,000 After Geithner Pick Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 5:25 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Friday, with the Dow soaring nearly 500 points,  following news that Obama has picked Geithner as Treasury Secretary. Friday's gains helped offset much of the week's losses, pushing the Dow back above 8,000.

  • Dow Jumps Over 300 Points on Geithner Pick Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 3:33 PM ET

    Stocks woke up Friday following news that President-Elect Barack Obama is expected to announce two key cabinet posts.

  • Stock Picker: Banks In For 'Huge' 2009 Rally Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 12:02 PM ET

    Banks are anathema to stock-market investors now, but Peter Sorrentino of Huntington Asset Advisors says that will change — probably around the middle of next year.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 9:53 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.

  • Cramer's New 'New Deal' Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 8:21 PM ET

    After lobbying President-elect Obama to be appointed Treasury Secretary, SEC Chairman, and Fed Chairman, Cramer offers his eight point, tough-love plan to restore the American Economy.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 3:22 PM 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.

  • Market Condition: Critical! Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 10:38 PM ET

    You could hear the screams on Wall Street (and perhaps a few sighs of relief that the bloodletting was over -- for today at least) when the Dow closed down 427 points -- to a level BELOW 8,000 for the first time in over five years. The market's in "critical condition," says Cramer, and likens it to a "hospital emergency room."

  • Stocks Plunge to 5 1/2 Year Lows Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 5:48 PM ET

    The Dow tumbled on Wednesday closing below the psychologically important 8,000 level for the first time since March 2003.

  • Dow Ends Below 8,000, More Than 5-Year Low Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 5:21 PM ET

    Stocks plunged to a more than five-year low amid worries about the fate of the auto industry — and the economy — as a bailout for the sector grows increasingly unlikely.

  • Options Action: Betting Against Financials Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    Merrill Lynch is seeing heavy put activity among options traders Wednesday, as its stock plunges to lows not seen in more than a decade. The November options volume is already four times the recent averages and December is more than six times normal levels.

  • Just How Bad -Are- Financials Now? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 3:21 PM ET

    Financials account for some 12 percent of the S&P 500 — but 30 percent of the decline Wednesday. So who's the worst of the worst?

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Wall Street Firms Pressured to Forego 2008 Bonuses Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 | 3:25 PM ET

    The New York Attorney General's office is negotiating with top Wall Street firms that received federal bailout money to forego executive bonuses this year, sources close to the attorney general told CNBC.

  • Goldman's Wake: Other Banks Mull Bonus Plans Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | 5:36 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs' no-bonus  move immediately is prompting questions in the investor community about whether or not other banks will follow suit.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | 10:52 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.

  • No Bonus This Year for Top Goldman Sachs Execs Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | 7:09 AM ET
    Lloyd Blankfein

    Goldman Sachs Group CEO Lloyd Blankfein and six other top executives at the bank will not be receiving cash or stock bonuses for 2008, a spokesman said Sunday.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Friday, 14 Nov 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    Markets are braced for more hemorrhaging in jobs, with a Friday employment report expected to record 200,00 more jobs vaporized in October. This would push the jobless rate up two-tenths of a point to 6.3 percent.

  • That $300 Billion Hope For Homeowners Isn’t Working Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | 2:51 PM ET
    Homes

    I’ve just seen the latest numbers on the recently launched government Hope for Homeowners program, and I’d call them laughable if the whole thing weren’t so blatantly sad. Hope for Homeowners was launched Oct. 1 as part of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act signed into law on July 30,2008.