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  • Want graphic evidence of how confused traders are? Stock futures rallied for a couple minutes on the Wells Fargo/Wachovia deal, then quickly dropped. Futures dropped again as non-farm payrolls came out below expectations, then rallied back a few minutes later.

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    “We have a good deal of comfort about the capital cushions at these firms at the moment.” — Christopher Cox, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, March 11, 2008.

  • This once-great company now operates in some of the worst parts of the economy.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House.

  • Stocks ended lower Wednesday amid concerns about strained credit markets and the economic slowdown.  Banks rallied as investors were encouraged by progress on bailout talks on Capitol Hill.  GE got a vote of confidence -- to the tune of $3 billion -- from Warren Buffett.

  • Dan Genter, of RNC Genter Capital Mangement, believes Congress will pass a bailout package by the end of the week, but he expects the next day or two to be wildly volatile and painful. Despite this, he sees opportunities in stocks that have been unjustly beat up.

  • If the current financial crisis were a college basketball tournament, then you'd have to wonder who makes the final four.

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    With Congress rejecting a Wall Street bailout, markets are turning towards central banks hoping they will stop the decline.

  • Stocks rebounded Tuesday amid hope that Congress will regroup and pass a bailout bill this week. Financials rallied and Apple, one of the hardest hit techs on Monday, gained 8 percent. Still,

  • Stocks rebounded Tuesday amid hope that Congress will regroup and find a way to approve a $700 billion bailout plan for banks which it rejected on Monday.  Financials rallied and Apple, one of the hardest hit techs on Monday, gained 4 percent.

  • A small but very vocal minority of the trading community continues to insist that the TARP bailout plan should not be passed. So what IS their plan?

  • Stocks rebounded Tuesday amid hope that Congress will regroup and find a way to approve a $700 billion bailout plan for banks which it rejected on Monday.  Financials rallied and Apple, one of the hardest hit techs on Monday, gained 4 percent.

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    As Wall Street tries to survive the credit crunch, business schools are planning their own rescue plans: tinkering with their curricula and preparing students for a different job landscape

  • Stocks opened higher Tuesday amid hope that Congress will regroup and find a way to approve a $700 billion bailout plan for banks which it rejected on Monday.

  • Wall Street looked set to rally on Tuesday after having plunged the previous day, with investors still hoping Congress will find a way to approve a $700 billion bailout plan for banks which it rejected on Monday.

  • The House rejected the Wall Street bailout bill and the market screamed, selling off frantically until the Dow was left with its biggest one-day point drop ever. "This is panic and ... fear run amok," Zachary Karabell, president of River Twice Research told CNBC. "Right now we are in a classic moment of a financial meltdown," he said.

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    CNBC’s Steve Liesman is hearing the Federal Reserve will support "certain banks" to the bitter end.