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  • Credit is the lifeblood of the economy, and there are signs that credit activity is pulling back. Consider these two data points:

  • Washington Mutual is seized by the government; everyone is waiting for the bailout. So which way are the markets headed? Thomas Schroeder, market strategist at Chart Partners Group, says that charts show the Dow could test news lows during October.

  • Cramer lays out who he thinks are the biggest beneficiaries of this massive $700 billion bailout.

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    What's your first bank trade if and when a bailout plan is passed?

  • Stocks logged a 200-point gain amid news that lawmakers are close to reaching an agreement on a Wall Street bailout.

  • Stocks shot up after a report that lawmakers are very close to reaching an agreement on a Wall Street bailout.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday amid hopes that a bailout will get passed this week. However, gains were curbed by worries about General Electric's lowered outlook and misses in two key economic stats.

  • Stocks made a modest advance Wednesday,  boosted by Buffett's investment in Goldman Sachs and optimism that a bailout could boost tech spending.

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    In whatever form it takes, the government rescue plan for the nation's financial system should provide an entry point for investors looking to buy bank stocks again.

  • Stocks made a modest advance Wednesday after Warren Buffett, one of the most highly-regarded investors, calmed the anxious market with a $5 billion investment in Goldman Sachs.

  • Don't judge all financial stocks by the Lehman-AIG-Merrill meltdown. Commercial banks look strong and will get stronger, according to Richard Bove and Jack Bouroudjian. The expert strategists offered their recommendations to CNBC. (Part Two)

  • It is now a week an a half since we saw the collapse of Lehman.  Here is a snapshot of how the various banks have fared since that notorious weekend.

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    Everyone and their mother’s favorite industry observer are calling Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs’ status switch to holding companies the end of the large independent investment bank as we know it.

  • Stocks made a modest advance Wednesday after Warren Buffett, one of the most highly-regarded investors, calmed the anxious market with a $5 billion investment in Goldman Sachs.

  • Wall Street

    Not everybody on Wall Street is a millionaire, and as the turmoil in the markets spreads, it is as much a pandemic of the everyman as it is of the Hamptons set.

  • There's a lot of talk about this proposed bailout. Here's why most of it is wrong.

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    The Dow fell Tuesday as Congress spent the day bickering over the Wall Street bailout. Also, after hours we learned Warren Buffett is buying Goldman shares.

  • Stocks fell more than 1 percent amid anxiety about the Wall Street bailout plan. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.

  • Stocks declined as investors digested what's going on at the congressional hearings on the bailout. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.

  • Stocks declined as investors digested what's going on at the congressional hearings on the bailout. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.