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  • Stocks retreated as an early rally triggered by an on-target payrolls number fizzled.

  • As Bank of America hovers above its 52-week lows, options traders Friday are apparently anticipating that the stock will fall sharply in the next six months.

  • A long-running lawsuit brought by Enron investors against three financial firms over their dealings with the collapsed energy trader has been dismissed by a federal judge in Houston.

  • Merrill Lynch

    Merrill Lynch discovered a trading "irregularity" during a recent investigation of the troubled investment bank's London trading positions, the company said on Friday.

  • The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 651,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate climbed to 8.1%.  This is the highest unemployment rate since 1983.  The January and December numbers were revised to a loss of 655,000 and 681,000 respectively.  4.4 million jobs have now been lost since this recession began.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

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    Bank of America is investigating how Merrill accounted for wayward trades in the final, frantic months of 2008 — and why at least one big loss was slow to appear on Merrill’s books.

  • Futures jumped after a better-than-expected payrolls number Friday, rebounding off of a major selloff in the previous session.

  • The president’s more concerned with retribution than recovery, Cramer says.

  • Stocks tumbled 4 percent Thursday as investors were rattled by doubts about the survival of General Motors and Citigroup broke below $1.

  • We won't find a bottom, Cramer says, until this sector and the banks rally.

  • Stocks opened lower Thursday, pressured by doubts about whether General Motors can survive and ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • Stocks opened lower Thursday, pressured by doubts about whether General Motors can survive and ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • US stocks headed for a lower open Thursday, having clawed back key ground in the previous session, ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and decisions by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England on interest rates.

  • Andrew Cuomo

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has issued subpoenas to seven top executives at Merrill Lynch -- executives who earned more than $200 million last year, according to sources familiar with the investigation. 

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    Stocks rallied on Wednesday, ending a five-day losing streak, on news that China will increase stimulus spending.

  • Stocks rebounded off of 12-year lows Wednesday after the Obama administration launched its mortgage-rescue plan to help millions of struggling homeowners stay in their homes. The market shrugged off a bleak beige-book report and barreled higher in afternoon trading.

  • Stocks rebounded off of 12-year lows Wednesday after the Obama administration launched its mortgage-rescue plan to help millions of struggling homeowners stay in their homes. The market shrugged off a bleak beige-book report and barreled higher in afternoon trading.

  • Stocks rebounded off of 12-year lows Wednesday after the Obama administration launched its mortgage-rescue plan to help millions of struggling homeowners stay in their homes.

  • Here it is, one more time, the truth behind Cramer's call.

  • Two months into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to rise since the start of 2009, despite some significant dividend cuts like those from CNBC parent, General Electric.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.