Stocks Bank of America Corp

  • The NASDAQ broke the old closing low of 1505.90. We did not break the old closing low of 848.92 on the S&P set on October 27th, but we are very close. Let's not quibble.

  • This stock's performance is a key barometer for the market, Cramer says.

  • US Bancorp is the latest Cramer-recommended bank to enter the M&A market.

  • Stocks rallied (though they are now off their highs), largely on the Fannie Mae announcement on mortgage forbearance. Though it was leaked a few hours ago, it was only known that an announcement would be made today shortly before the 2 PM conference.

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    I’m all about the help, but I have some issues (I always have some issues). Citi is targeting borrowers who are not yet delinquent but who could become delinquent due to any number of issues, like loan resets, loss of jobs or home price depreciation.

  • Foreclosed California home

    Citigroup became the latest major lender to try to help borrowers stay in their homes, launching a program that may result in $20 billion of refinancings.

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    Merrill Lynch Chief Executive John Thain said he did not expect the global economy to recover quickly from the credit crisis and that the environment more closely resembled 1929, the advent of the Great Depression, than recent slowdowns.

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    The US government and mortgage industry are launching the most sweeping effort yet to help troubled homeowners by speeding up the process for renegotiating hundreds of thousands of delinquent loans held by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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    American Express said it won approval to become a bank holding company, in a step that could cut its borrowing costs and give it more access to government money.

  • In this bear market, it's the question on every investor's mind! And, perhaps, the hardest one to answer.

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The Treasury Department's $700 billion bailout plan, also known as the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), is one of the main U.S. tools to address the financial crisis. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • 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%.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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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.