BlackRock Inc


  • Stocks Land Lower to Close Wild Trading Day Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 4:08 PM ET

    Stocks whipped back to positive territory on a seesaw day for Wall Street, which was dominated by a large dumping of financial shares and a drop in oil that staggered large energy producers.

  • Wall Street Beats Back Bears; Yahoo Gains 10% Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 10:12 AM ET

    Stocks moved out of bear territory Monday as oil retreated more than $4 a barrel, easing inflation fears, and technology got a boost from two of its largest companies.

  • NBC Universal to Buy The Weather Channel Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 4:32 AM ET
    Deal, Handshake

    NBC Universal, along with investment firms Blackstone Group and Bain Capital, will acquire The Weather Channel properties.

  • Merrill Will Decide on BlackRock Stake Sale Soon Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 2:23 AM ET

    Merrill Lynch will decide whether it will sell its stake in BlackRock early this week, CNBC has learned. Merrill also held preliminary talks with Bloomberg about selling its 20 percent stake in the financial data and news provider.

  • BlackRock's Doll: Market Now a Buying Opportunity Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 5:14 PM ET
    BlackRock headquarters

    BlackRock Vice Chairman Robert Doll says the negativity in the market has reached enough of a fevered pitch to signal a buying opportunity.

  • Earnings Season Kicks Off with Little Hope Ahead Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 2:06 PM ET

    Wall Street is bracing for a big round of second-quarter earnings reports that few expect to deliver good news for the state of corporate America.

  • Merrill May Write Down $5.8 Billion: Whitney Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 11:44 AM ET

    Merrill Lynch may incur $5.8 billion of writedowns in the second quarter, said Oppenheimer analyst Meredith Whitney, who also forecast a loss for the world's largest brokerage for the period.

  • CNBC Top Videos of the Day: Merrill, MBIA & More Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 6:08 PM ET

    Monday marked the last day of a dismal second quarter and first half.  Here are the day's video highlights.

  • Merrill Lynch  CEO John Thain is now seriously considering selling all or part of the firm's 49% stake in BlackRock to raise capital, CNBC has learned.

  • Merrill Profit Warning Rumors Are Not True: Sources Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    Rumors of an impending profit-warning and further writedowns sparked a selloff of Merrill Lynch shares and other financial stocks Friday.

  • BlackRock's Doll: Brokerage Stocks Cheap, But... Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 10:27 AM ET

    Investment banking's so-called "trillion-dollar man" says he's undecided about whether brokerage stocks are bargains, despite their current low prices.

  • Merrill Lynch is growing more likely to raise additional capital, and will likely post a modest loss in the second quarter, according to an analyst at Lehman Brothers.

  • Lehman CEO Is Listening To Possible Bids for Bank Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 4:49 PM ET

    Lehman Brothers Holdings CEO Richard Fuld is actively listening to offers, including a possible bid by private-equity firm Blackstone for a 20% to 30% stake, CNBC has learned.

  • CNBC Top Videos of the Day Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 6:57 PM ET

    Stocks dropped sharply Wednesday as oil prices recovered from previous losses.

  • Merrill Would Consider Bloomberg, BlackRock Sales Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 5:21 PM ET

    Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain said on Wednesday that if it raised more capital, it would consider selling its stakes in news and financial data company Bloomberg and money manager BlackRock.

  • 'Non-Toxic' Financial Stock Picks Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 2:24 PM ET

    Ben Steverman cautions investors not to paint financial stocks with a broad brush. He urges investment hunters to look at these "non-toxic" financial stocks.

  • Dow Ekes Out a Gain, Led by Coke Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as bank stocks rallied but comments from Bernanke hung over the market like a cloud. Oil dropped more than $3 to settle at $131.31 a barrel.

  • Stocks Struggle to Hold Gains; Coke Leads Dow Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 2:38 PM ET

    Stocks ticked higher Tuesday as the rally started in bank stocks and then filtered into the broader market.

  • Dow Attempts Gains as Banks Rally Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 1:12 PM ET

    Blue chips tried to muster an advance Tuesday, encouraged by a rally in bank stocks, but comments from Bernanke hung over the market like a cloud.

  • Bernanke Crimps Stocks; Banks Rally Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 10:17 AM ET

    Stocks opoened lower Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said late Monday high energy prices risk increasing inflation.