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  • Shares of Utilities Slide After Ike Cuts Power Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 1:26 PM ET

    Shares of most utilities dropped Monday morning after Hurricane Ike ripped through southern Texas, widely disrupting power, and the broader markets tumbled on concern about the financial sector.

  • Financial Stocks: The Survivors Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 1:21 PM ET

    Mohamed El-Erian of Pimco joined CNBC to analyze the fall of Lehman Bros. and the liquidity crisis for financials in general. El-Erian said that some financials may actually emerge stronger. Which ones?

  • Bargain Hunting Helps Keep Losses in Check Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply at the opening bell Monday after a trifecta of Wall Street pain: Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, Merrill Lynch was bought by Bank of America and AIG asked the Fed for short-term financing.

  • SPECIAL REPORT TUESDAY: KEEPING YOUR MONEY SAFE Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 11:36 AM ET

    Send us your questions and you could be "On the Money."

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Pimco's Co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian says the chapter 11 filing of  Lehman Brothers  and proposed takeover of Merrill Lynch will help stablize the financial sector but may worsen the credit crunch's drag on the overall economy

  • Stocks Plunge as Wall Street Writhes Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 10:43 AM ET

    Stocks fell sharply at the opening bell Monday after a trifecta of Wall Street pain: Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, Merrill Lynch was bought by Bank of America and AIG asked the Fed for short-term financing.

  • Don't Rule Out Emergency Rate Cut: Marc Faber Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 10:24 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve could make an emergency move and cut the federal funds rate by half a point during trading Monday, investment advisor Marc Faber told CNBC.

  • Lehman, Merrill: What We Are Likely To See On Street Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 9:57 AM ET
    THE FALL OF LEHMAN BROTHERS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Wall Street has fretted that it does not know how to value many derivative assets because they trade so rarely. We are now about to find out, assuming Lehman begins a liquidation of assets.

  • Stocks Set to Plunge on Wall Street Pain Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 9:27 AM ET

    Stocks looked set to plummet Monday after a trifecta of Wall Street pain: Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, Merrill Lynch was bought by Bank of America and AIG asked the Fed for short-term financing.

  • What the Pros Say: 'Preserve Capital' Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 8:31 AM ET
    THE FALL OF LEHMAN BROTHERS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The financial sector took another hit after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday and Wall Street scrambled to shore up the system.

  • Asian Markets Tumble on Lehman Woes Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 5:36 AM ET

    Asian markets -- the few of them that were opened today -- fell sharply as U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, dragging down financials.

  • Wilbur Ross: Possibly a Thousand Banks Will Close Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 2:12 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    In an exclusive interview with CNBC.com, Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross & Co., says he sees possibly as many as a thousand bank closures in the coming months. And this will create opportunities for investors.

  • Wall Street In Crisis: Is Your Bank Safe? Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 11:29 PM ET

    In the wake of the latest wave of bank failures, the FDIC matters more than ever.

  • Bloody Sunday: Wall Street Is Hit by Financial Tsunami Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 10:32 PM ET

    The U.S. financial system was badly shaken by the failure of Lehman Brothers, the surprise takeover of Merrill Lynch and big asset sales by AIG.

  • Bank of America to Buy Merrill Lynch for $50 Billion Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 7:42 PM ET

    Bank of America said it agreed to buy Merrill Lynch in an all-stock deal worth $50 billion, snagging the world's largest retail brokerage after one of the worst-ever weekends on Wall Street.

  • Vince Farrell

    Some preliminary thoughts on the Lehman/AIG/financial crisis we'll discuss on the show tonight:1) Bear Stearns failed because it didn't have enough liquidity to conduct its daily business. They had more in overnight loans (repos) than they had in cash on hand by about 4 to 1.

  • Game Plan: Why We Absolutely Need a Rate Cut Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 7:48 PM ET

    Investors should prepare for the worst just in case it turns out that Ben Bernanke knows nothing yet again.

  • Credit Crunch Weighs On Market Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 6:41 PM ET

    The Dow closed lower on Friday as investors grew increasingly nervous about the uncertainty around Lehman Brothers.

  • Stocks Gain 1.8% for Week Despite Bank Rout Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 6:23 PM ET

    Increasing optimism about loans to the U.S. auto industry helped drive major indexes out of negative territory. General Motors was the top gainer on the  Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500, while Ford was among the top gainers on the Nasdaq.

  • AIG Worries Drag on Dow; Autos Gain Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 3:59 PM ET

    Increasing optimism about loans to the U.S. auto industry helped drive major indexes out of negative territory. General Motors was the top gainer on the  Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500, while Ford was among the top gainers on the Nasdaq.