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  • How Thundering Merrill Faltered and Fell Sunday, 9 Nov 2008 | 3:08 PM ET

    As subprime lenders began toppling after record waves of homeowners defaulted on their mortgages, Merrill was left with $71 billion of eroding mortgage exotica on its books and billions in losses.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 5:24 PM ET
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    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.

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 11/7 Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 5:07 PM ET

    On a week where the US closed the chapter on a historic election, the markets rallied on Friday, up almost 2.5% or greater, however, all the major indices finished the week down about 4%.

  • 9 Solid Stocks for Rebuilding Your Portfolio Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 11:48 AM ET

    Now is the time for long-term investors to jump in and build a portfolio of recognizable, brand-name companies, Robert Pavlik Chief Investment Officer Oaktree Asset Management told CNBC.

  • What We Need: No More Surprises Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 4:08 PM ET

    So for the past two days the short-term trade has been: fade the market in anticipation of a nonfarm payrolls report below even the loss of 200,000 jobs expected, then go for a modest rally in the middle of the day Friday.

  • Dow Drops 5.1% as Financials Take a Hit Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 4:28 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply as a layer of uncertainty was removed with the presidential election complete, but anxiety over the economy returned to the market.

  • Global Economic Slowdown Anything But Over Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 4:07 PM ET

    I can make excuses for the selloff, if you want: 1) the volume is light, 2) there has been no concerted wave of selling, just buyers walking away, and 3) we have had a rally for the last week and a half and can't expect to go too far.

  • Future Of Financials Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 4:03 PM ET
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    'My estimates are 30- 70% below the Street and I think I’m still too high,' says Oppenheimer's Meredith Whitney.

  • Wall Street Firms Expected To Slash Annual Bonuses Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 3:54 PM ET
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    Major Wall Street firms, which have already begun major layoffs, are expected to slash annual bonuses as well, CNBC has learned.

  • Stocks Skid as Focus Shifts to Economy Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 3:28 PM ET

    Stocks declined Wednesday as a layer of uncertainty was removed with the presidential election complete, leaving the market to return to worrying about the economy.

  • Obama Wins - What Now for the Markets? Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 2:06 PM ET

    Senator Barack Obama is now the President-Elect of the USA and one day later, the markets are down over 3%.  Is this typical?

  • Stocks Slide as Election Fervor Fades Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 11:48 AM ET

    It was back to business for Wall Street Wednesday.  Stocks opened lower as the market got the certainty it craved with presidential election over and returned to the regularly scheduled program of worrying about the economy.

  • Futures Fall, Election Fervor Short-Lived Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 9:14 AM ET

    It was back to business for Wall Street Wednesday. U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open as investors worried again about the economy after Sen. Barack Obama's victory in presidential elections.

  • Wall Street Banks Bracing For a Big Round of Layoffs Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 2:02 PM ET
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    The big broker-banks are preparing to lay off as much as 15 percent of their workforce as the economic slowdown continues to pound Wall Street, CNBC has learned.

  • Amid Turmoil, Corporate Giving Seen Steady in 2009 Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 11:16 AM ET
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    Requests for help from top U.S. corporate charities has risen sharply, but spending in 2009 by some of America's largest foundations is likely to be flat as the companies behind them weather the global financial crisis.

  • McCain or Obama? Stocks That Work for Each Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 8:46 PM ET

    Here's Cramer list of names investors might want depending on who wins Tuesday's election.

  • Homeowners "Lying" Their Way To A Better Mortgage? Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 2:13 PM ET
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    More and more people are suggesting that even if you can afford your loan, you should just stop paying on it, so as to take advantage of a better interest rate that might be offered through a bailout.

  • Finance Jobs: Finding A Needle In The Haystack Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 9:08 AM ET
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    These are unsettling times in the financial services industry. But times of transition can bring opportunity for job seekers who can adapt to the needs of the market.

  • New York Seeks Details on CEO Pay From Nine Banks Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 7:10 PM ET

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is demanding information about executive compensation and bonuses at nine banks that have received federal funds under TARP, the U.S. Treasury's Troubled Asset Relief Program.

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