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  • 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.

  • Auto Gains Help Offset Drag of Financials Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 1:54 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.

  • Stocks Decline Amid Lehman Jitters Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Friday amid uncertainty surrounding Lehman Brothers and were dragged down further after the government's reading on retail sales fell well short of its mark.

  • Disappointing Retail Sales Drag on Stocks Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 9:25 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were lower amid uncertainty surrounding Lehman Brothers and were dragged down further after the government's reading on retail sales fell well short of its mark.

  • Lehman Puts Itself on the Block, Shops for Suitors Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 5:53 AM ET

    Lehman Brothers, which is actively shopping the entire firm, is unlikely to remain independent much longer.

  • Is Gov't Brokering Lehman Takeover? Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 6:59 PM ET

    After hours, published reports suggested that the government could be engineering a takeover of Lehman Brothers...

  • Stocks Rally On Potential Lehman Sale Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 6:13 PM ET

    The Dow rose on Thursday after a late day report suggested that Bank of America is in talks to buy embattled investment bank Lehman Brothers.

  • Stocks Stage a Late Rally; WaMu Jumps Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 5:19 PM ET

    Stocks slid into home plate with a late rally that bumped the Dow up nearly 170 points as oil flirted with $100 a barrel and the market was abuzz with speculation that a resolution for Lehman Brothers could happen within days.

  • Stop Trading!: Save the Banks Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    Cramer says we're on the verge of another Great Depression.

  • Stocks Wobble Amid Lehman Buzz Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 2:15 PM ET

    Stocks swung between positive and negative territory as investors grappled for a direction with oil bouncing higher after its brush with $100 a barrel and the market abuzz with speculation that a resolution for Lehman Brothers could happen within days.

  • Strong Dollar, Weak Commodities Now A "Problem" Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 9:12 AM ET

    Commodities continue to drop, as they have for 7 of the last 8 trading sessions. With futures weak again here, we are very close to breaking the recent closing low of July 15 of 1,214.

  • Today's Top Videos: Lehman, Pimco's Gross & More... Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 7:22 PM ET

    Lehman Brothers reported a record $3.93 billion quarterly loss, while top economists debated over the GSE takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Following are today's top videos:

  • Stop Trading!: Is Worst Over for Financials? Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 3:30 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer makes calls on Disney and the impact of hedge funds on commodity stocks.

  • Bove's Bank Stock Picks after Fannie, Freddie Move Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 7:41 AM ET

    A number of U.S. banks stand to gain after the government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Dick Bove, analyst at Ladenburg Thalman & Co., told CNBC.