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  • Stocks were mixed Friday after a strong two-week run as financial stocks continued to struggle as some investors locked in profits.  Still, Wall Street could close with its first string of consecutive positive weeks in nearly a year.

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    The A.I.G. executive who was nicknamed “Jackpot Jimmy” by a New York tabloid walked up the driveway toward his bay-windowed house in Fairfield, Conn., on Thursday afternoon. "How do I feel?” said the executive, James Haas, repeating the question he had just been asked. “I feel horrible. This has been a complete invasion of privacy," the New York Times reported.

  • Beleaguered financial stocks have been on a roll lately. Last week, executives from Citigroup, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase said their banks were profitable in the first two months of the year.

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    The Dow fell on Thursday largely due to concerns that the Federal Reserve's latest efforts to battle the recession are too costly and untested...

  • NYSE Traders

    Gold, oil and other commodities got a huge boost from a weaker dollar, while stocks drifted lower amid uncertainty about the long-term impact of the Fed's decision.

  • Stocks slid in the final hour of trading Thursday as investors were initially encouraged by efforts by Citigroup to boost capital but started cashing in some profits, particularly in sectors that have seen big runups like financials.

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    Brian Moynihan, who replaced former Merrill Lynch chief John Thain as head of the investment banking subsidiary, has made what one person at Merrill described as an "emergency trip" to Merrill's London office. The reason: to stem a possible flood of defections of investment bankers, including the head of the international investment bank, Andrea Orcel.

  • Stocks skidded Thursday as investors were encouraged by efforts by Citigroup to boost capital but started cashing in some profits, particularly in sectors that have seen big runups like financials.

  • Sheila Bair

    FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair told Congress a new system of supervision that prevents institutions from taking on excessive risk and becoming so large their failure would threaten the financial system is needed.

  • Stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower opening Thursday, a characteristic pattern following the previous session's rally.

  • The Mad Money host offers words of encouragement at this critical juncture in our country’s economic history.

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    Stocks leapt higher on Wednesday after the Fed surprised Wall Street and said it will buy long-term Treasury bonds for the first time in four decades...

  • The Federal Reserve fueled the rally on Wall Street Wednesday after the central bank announced a plan to buy U.S. debt.

  • Financials seem to be a four-letter word these days, but there’s one area of the sector that generally has fared better than the “too big to fail” segment: regional banks. Here's the explanation — and a way to play the trend.

  • Wednesday: AIG CEO Edward Liddy cited the "cold realities of competition," and insists the controversial bonuses must be paid. David Friehling, accountant for confessed super-swindler Bernard Madoff, was arrested on fraud charges. Sunnier notes: Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis said BofA could repay its $45 billion TARP loan this year. And Sun Microsystems shares jumped on IBM deal talk. CNBC heard from experts who predicted that the Fed meeting today will not please Wall Street.

  • Disney is launching “The Great Piggy Bank Adventure,” a new interactive exhibit at Epcot designed to teach kids about money. Amid the populist revolt over the AIG bonuses, here's an idea: Why don't we send Wall Street execs who don't "get it" to Disney World to learn a thing or two about money?

  • Wednesday: AIG CEO Edward Liddy cited the "cold realities of competition," and insists the controversial bonuses must be paid. David Friehling, accountant for confessed super-swindler Bernard Madoff, was arrested on fraud charges. Sunnier notes: Bank of America CEO Kenneth Lewis said BofA could repay its $45 billion TARP loan this year. And Sun Microsystems shares jumped on IBM deal talk. CNBC heard from experts who predicted that the Fed meeting today will not please Wall Street.

  • Stocks opened lower Wednesday, retracing the previous session's rally, as investors were jittery ahead of the AIG CEO's appearance on Capitol Hill today and the Federal Reserve's statement after a two-day meeting.

  • Cramer explains what we need to climb past Dow 8,000.

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    Stocks surged on Tuesday after an unexpected leap in housing starts pushed Home Depot and other retailers higher...