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  • 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...

  • After a rocky start, stocks barreled higher Tuesday fueled by a surge in techs and a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February.  Even banks posted strong gains.

  • Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as investors were encouraged by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.

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    A surge in borrower defaults and unemployment pressures will make 2009 even uglier for banks than last year, analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC.

  • Too many analysts are making too many calls. How on earth is anyone supposed to sort through the multitude of conflicting notes on the banks today?

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    Widely followed analyst Meredith Whitney has some new insights about the banking sector. What lies ahead?

  • Stocks struggled at the open Tuesday as investors were encouragd by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.

  • Cramer’s former punching bag seems to have made an inspired turnaround.

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    With the stock market unable to hold gains Monday, investors are wondering if the recent rally has any more room to go. One analyst suggests it's only just begun.

  • Stocks snapped their winning streak Monday after American Express reported that credit-card deliquencies rose in February. Techs were particularly weak amid worries about tech spending.