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  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 3:22 PM ET

    The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • The Doomsday Scenario For Automakers Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 9:19 AM ET

    The bet is that some small amount of money will be given to the auto makers now, enough to serve as some type of bridge loan into early 2009. At that point the Democrats will have the political leverage to develop a broader rescue package in the first weeks of February.

  • What US Auto Makers Must Do to Become Viable Again Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 | 1:42 PM ET

    If the US auto industry is to survive, it will have to undergo a major transformation—slashing operations,  focusing on fewer models, shedding dealerships and making better cars, analysts say.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | 10:52 AM ET

    The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Friday, 14 Nov 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    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.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 2:12 PM ET

    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.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 5:24 PM ET
    Street crowd

    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.

  • Wall Street Firms Expected To Slash Annual Bonuses Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 3:54 PM ET

    Major Wall Street firms, which have already begun major layoffs, are expected to slash annual bonuses as well, CNBC has learned.

  • Lehman's Fuld Out By Year's End; No Severance Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 2:56 PM ET
    Dick Fuld

    Lehman Brothers Holdings Chief Executive Richard Fuld will step down from that post by year's end, and will not claim any severance or bonus when he departs, a spokesman for the bankrupt financial firm said Wednesday.

  • Wall Street Banks Bracing For a Big Round of Layoffs Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 2:02 PM ET

    The big broker-banks are preparing to lay off as much as 15 percent of their workforce as the economic slowdown continues to pound Wall Street, CNBC has learned.

  • Quick Market Stats: Weekly & Monthly Data Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 5:46 PM ET

    For the first time in history,the Dow, S&P 500, and NASDAQ finished the week up over 10%.  Despite the gains this week, all major indices ended the month sharply lower.

  • Dow, S&P: October Going To Be Worst Month Since '87? Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 10:25 AM ET

    The markets have just turned positive, despite weakness overseas and disappointing Chicago PMI data. Keep in mind, the Dow hasn’t posted 2 consecutive days of gains in over a month.

  • Busch: Law Of Unintended Consequences: Bad L.U.C.! Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 9:53 AM ET
    Andrew Busch

    Barclay's has turned against current progressive thinking and shunned government bailout money. They have decided to raise their own capital by selling GBP 5.8 billion of convertible notes to Middle East investors.

  • Wall Street Layoffs Could Surge Past 200,000 Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 5:39 PM ET

    Traders and investment bankers might have more to worry about than dwindling bonus pools this year as mass firings on Wall Street are set to hit a record.

  • Struggling to Keep Up as the Crisis Raced On Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 10:33 AM ET

    In nearly a century, no Treasury secretary has faced a more difficult financial crisis than the one Henry Paulson is contending with. For months, he and his team have been working around the clock, often seven days a week, trying — in vain — to keep it from deepening, according to the New York Times.

  • Barclays Plans $1.7 billion Bond as Funding Thaws Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 11:04 AM ET

    British bank Barclays is close to issuing a 3-year note to raise at least 1 billion pounds ($1.7 billion), adding to signs that government rescue plans are thawing funding markets.

  • Pops & Drops: Yahoo!, Safeway... Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | 6:44 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Yahoo! and Safeway popped while Barclays and eBay dropped.

  • Stock Market Crisis: Nation's Mayors Sound Off Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 5:28 PM ET

    From New York City to Indiana, the Wall Street crisis is hitting cities across the country.

  • Market Bounces Off Lows as Banks Boom Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    Wall Street tried to fight its way back from a precipitous opening drop, with volatility promising to cause violent swings as the market battled to break a seven-day losing streak.

  • Mayor of "Wall Street West" Braces for Credit Crunch Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 2:19 PM ET

    The credit crunch and the Wall Street crisis are hitting smaller cities across the country, but none is as close to the action as Jersey City, N.J.