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  • Feds Using Bailout to Push Bank Mergers Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 8:33 AM ET

    In a step that could accelerate a shakeout of the nation’s banks, the Treasury Department hopes to spur a new round of mergers by steering some of the money in its $250 billion rescue package to banks that are willing to buy weaker rivals, according to government officials.

  • Welcome To The New Normal? Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 4:09 PM ET

    The Dow again swung in a roughly 775 point range (about 9 percent), and yet the markets felt....stable.

  • The Good News On Inflation Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 9:17 AM ET

    At least there was some good economic news today: both CPI and core CPI were below expectations, so inflation concerns are indeed receding.

  • Big Profits From Big Cap Stocks Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Ted Parrish, portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund, told CNBC it's a good time to take advantage of what big-cap stocks offer.

  • Week Ahead: Thawing The Glacial Credit Freeze Sunday, 12 Oct 2008 | 9:14 PM ET
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    Stocks will take their cue from credit markets in the week ahead and whether they are responding to any of the government's efforts to thaw the glacial credit freeze.

  • Recap Plan: Better? Maybe, for the Right Banks Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 5:25 PM ET
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    The US Treasury’s plan to inject cash directly into banks may be more effective in battling the credit freeze than having the government buy the banks' troubled mortgage debt ... provided the right banks get the cash. 

  • Citigroup’s Heartache Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 6:51 PM ET

    Getting dumped stinks. You think you’ve found a wonderful partner only to realize those feelings aren’t returned. Poor Citigroup! Find out what Dick Bove has to say about the mess.

  • Your First Move For Wednesday October 1st Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | 7:13 PM ET
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    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Quick Market Stats: Quarter Ending 9/30 Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    All major U.S. Indices end the third quarter on a historic note.  The Dow and S&P 500 had their fourth consecutive quarterly drop, tumbling 4.40% and 9.01% respectively.  The NASDAQ Composite fell the most among the major Indices for the quarter, down 9.19%.

  • Why Rally Is "Bad" For Bailout Backers Tuesday, 30 Sep 2008 | 9:08 AM ET

    The rise in futures is welcome by those hostile to the bill, who argue that the market should go it alone. To purists, the collapse of bank prices simply means that more and more of the bad news is factored into the market.

  • Buy Commercial Banks, Says Bove (Pt. 1) Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 1:01 PM ET

    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 One)

  • Fundamentals Will Again Matter--Soon Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 9:11 AM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Futures are practically unchanged, with many traders noting this morning that hedge fund and mutual fund companies are continuing to see redemptions, and the profit outlook is still poor. As a result, there is debate about how strong buying interest will be here.

  • Stocks Soar On Rescue Plan Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 6:26 PM ET

    After hours CNBC’S Steve Liesman reveals late details of the government's plan to rescue the financials.

  • Sell Block: Goldman Loses Market's Confidence Thursday, 18 Sep 2008 | 11:45 PM ET

    Investment banks are out, and a new breed of bank is in.

  • Lightning Round: RIMM, BB&T, Mercado Libre and More Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 6:53 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Mad Mail: Under Armour or Nike? Monday, 15 Sep 2008 | 8:23 PM ET

    Plus, have we hit a bottom in financials? What banks are worth buying?

  • Today's Top Videos: Lehman, Pimco, Ike & More... Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 5:50 PM ET

    Top economists discuss the fate of Lehman Brothers and how the company's outcome will affect the stock market while the CEO of Ford restructures his company—focusing on improving fuel mileage and efficiency. Plus, Hurricane Ike is expected to strike the southern US coast early on Saturday, bringing a massive storm surge that could prove fatal for those who have not left the area. Following are today's top videos:

  • Stop Trading!: Banks to Buy Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    Despite all the trouble in financials right now, the sector as a whole has been outperforming since July.

  • 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.