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  • Bad Debt Weighs on Barclays Earnings Tuesday, 10 Nov 2009 | 3:24 AM ET

    Banking group Barclays PLC reported Tuesday a 29 percent fall in net profit for the first nine months of the year as rising provisions for bad debts outweighed a strong performance in its investment banking arm.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange gather around a Bank of America trading post just prior to the announcement by the Federal Reserve that it had raised a key interest rate for the twelfth consecutive time, Tuesday, November 1, 2005. The Federal Reserve, still concerned about inflation, raised the interest rate to the highest level in more than four years and signaled more increases are likely.  (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

    It's "risk on" in global markets, a trend traders say could help keep stocks heading higher for now.

  • There Is Still Caution Over Economy: Bob Diamond Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 7:59 AM ET
    Bob Diamond

    The global economy still faces major hurdles on its path to recovery, such as the ballooning public deficits and weak consumer spending, and investors remain cautious until they're resolved, Barclays President Bob Diamond told CNBC.

  • Opportunities For Retail Investors Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | 3:24 PM ET
    The Carbon Challenge

    Ahead-of-the-curve retail investors looking to play carbon as a commodity may want to bone up on the facts while they are waiting to for the nascent market to scale up.

  • Dow Tops 10,000 For 1st Time Since Oct. 2008 Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 5:22 PM ET

    On Wednesday, the Dow broke above the 10,000 level for the first time in a year with bulls driving stocks higher on stronger-than-expected earnings.

  • Weighing In On The Dollar Monday, 5 Oct 2009 | 9:29 AM ET

    The G7 meeting of finance ministers, instead of an aggressive statement on the dangers of a weak dollar, opted for a mealy-mouth remark that "excess volatility and disorderly movements in FX rates have adverse implications for economic and financial stability."

  • On the last day of Sept. 2008, one of the wildest, scariest months in U.S. financial history, the Wall Street-Washington roller-coaster starts climbing again.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke head to Capitol Hill to sell the $700 billion bailout plan. Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in Goldman Sachs. WaMu talks to suitors about a takeover.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Saturday begins another weekend of little rest for Wall Street or the U.S. government. A gigantic financial rescue plan is going to Congress. Democrats seek changes to the bill — including help for homeowners and a salary cap for CEOs. If the plan is approved, the government could purchase as much as $700 billion in mortgage-related assets from U.S.-headquartered institutions.

  • Pops & Drops: BJ's, Anadarko... Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 5:53 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of BJ’s and Anadarko popped while Adobe and Verizon dropped.

  • Stocks Close At Fresh 11-Month Highs Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 5:30 PM ET

    Stocks hit fresh 2009 highs on Wednesday in a broad-based rally triggered by positive economic data.

  • Stocks Jump 1.1%, Led by Banks, Industrials Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 5:13 PM ET

    Stocks rallied for a third day Wednesday, jumping more than 1 percent, as industrial production rose for a second straight month and weakness in the dollar boosted commodity and industrial stocks.

  • Stocks Advance as Oil Prices Top $71 Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 10:55 AM ET

    Stocks continued to rise Wednesday, after major indexes hit new highs for the year Tuesday, as oil prices topped $71 a barrel and industrial production rose for a second straight month.

  • Futures Hold Gains; Energy Companies Rise Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 8:05 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set for a higher open Wednesday, after major indexes hit new highs for the year Tuesday, encouraged by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks that the US recession was probably over.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett tells CNBC he has no regrets about any of the decisions he made over the weekend one year ago when the financial crisis was at its worst.  In a taped interview with Squawk Box's Becky Quick airing tonight, Buffett says he "looked hard" at a telephoned offer that Friday night to buy AIG's property casualty operation for around $25 billion, but decided against it.  He also recalls that he was approached to do a reinsurance deal that might have helped clear the way for a Barclay's rescue of Lehman, but it didn't come together.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    On Tuesday, even "good" financials start out looking pretty bad: Goldman Sachs' earnings plunge and AIG scares investors again. But volatility makes the market hard to predict.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    On Monday, the weekend's turmoil starts taking its toll. Stocks fall sharply Monday on a triptych of Wall Street woe: Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy filing; Merrill Lynch's acquisition by Bank of America; and AIG's unprecedented request for short-term financing from the Federal Reserve.

  • The Crisis: Wall Street Titans Speak Out Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 12:56 PM ET

    In our one-hour special presentation “One Year Later: Reflections From The Street”, Maria Bartiromo sat down with four of the biggest names on Wall Street: John Mack – Chairman & CEO of Morgan Stanley, Larry Fink – Chairman & CEO of BlackRock, Robert Diamond – President of Barclays and Vikram Pandit – CEO of Citi.

  • I’ve been covering financial news for two decades, but the memories of that weekend will always be among those that stand out in my mind. Among the most vivid are those of speaking with some of the key players who were involved firsthand as these historic events unfolded.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Hurricane Ike takes a backseat to the the banking storm: BofA pulls out of Lehman to focus on Merrill Lynch. By late Saturday night, a deal has been drafted to acquire Lehman's bad assets and pave the way for an eventual sale of the firm.