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  • 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.

  • Dow Drops Below 9,700 as Bernanke Speaks Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 3:03 PM ET

    Stocks declined after a brief uptick as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke seemed unable to soothe this cranky market for more than five minutes.

  • Pop From Fed Move Fizzles, Banks Skid Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 12:51 PM ET

    Stocks rose Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a major step to help support strained commercial-paper markets.

  • UK Banks' Shares Plunge on Government Funds Talk Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 12:06 PM ET
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    Shares in three major UK banks -- thought to be well capitalized -- were hammered after a report that they might ask the government for funding reignited fears about how sound the banking system was.

  • Stocks Rise After Fed Move to Grease Credit Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 9:56 AM ET

    Stocks rose Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced a major step to help support strained commercial-paper markets.

  • Futures Drop After Fed Auction Statement Tuesday, 7 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Futures declined Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced its fourth-quarter term auction schedule, unnerving investors who anxiously await signs of some coordinated response by global central banks to unfreeze the credit markets.

  • Pops & Drops: Barclays, Apple... Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 7:02 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Barclays and The Hartfold popped while Apple and Penn National Gaming dropped.

  • Bailout Bust: Stocks Drop Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 6:29 PM ET

    Wall Street ended its worst week in seven years with another tumble on Friday...

  • SEC Probe Focuses on Lehman, Bear Rumors: Report Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | 4:57 AM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether traders spread rumors to drive down shares of former investment banks Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, USA Today reported, citing an SEC subpoena.

  • Weeding Out The Weak Banks Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 9:24 AM ET

    In a mood reminiscent of WaMu-JP Morgan, the FDIC says Citi is buying Wachovia's banking operations, and assume the senior and subordinated debt.

  • The New Face of Investment Banking Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 10:33 AM ET

    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 End Lower as Bailout Anxiety Lingers Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    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 Slide Amid Worries About Bailout Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 3:26 PM ET

    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 Slide Amid Drag of GE, Banks Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | 2:26 PM ET

    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.