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  • Stocks opened higher Tuesday after Monday's late selloff as international markets bounced back amid expectations of a U.S. rate cut.

  • Stock index futures pointed to a substantial gain at the open Tuesday, following Monday's late selloff, as international markets rebounded and investors pondered the effect of an upcoming expected interest-rate cut.

  • Hong Kong dropped 12 percent to its lowest level in 5 years, S&P futures have swung in a 60 point range this morning, though they are well off their lows.

  • Stocks ended the day significantly lower but avoided a catastrophe, as an orderly selloff staved off what some thought would be a massive market capitulation.

  • Will history repeat itself? Cramer offers strategies and stocks for surviving the coming week.

  • The way these stocks are dropping, you'd think it was the Nasdaq circa 2001.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • For the week ending Friday, September 5, 2008,  the U.S. markets ended in negative territory for the week after weak employment data and declines in auto and retail sales pointed to weaker consumer spending and a greater economic slowdown. The unemployment rate jumped to a 5-year high, soaring to 6.1%.  On Thursday, the three major Indices fell back into bear market territory by dropping 20% from their market peaks set last fall. Both the Dow & Nasdaq Composite had their worst daily closes since July 26, with drops of more than 340 points for the Dow and 75 points for the Nasdaq.

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    Wednesday's weather models reinforce that Hurricane Gustav could be the most powerful storm to rip through Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production areas since Katrina. It will be the first storm to test the industry's efforts to reinforce its oil and gas production infrastructure.

  • Futures popped nearly 10 points as durable goods jumped more than expected. Dollar rallies a bit but is still down, bonds decline. Commodities up as the dollar is a bit weaker today. While oil is up $1.82 to $118.09, it is a fairly poor response to Gustav and the tensions with Russia. Airlines are weaker.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    Big retailers are not only putting solar energy systems are the roofs of their stores, they're getting in the residential solar panel business. But don’t expect an install-it-yourself kit any time soon.

  • If the trading seems a bit tentative and confusing, you're on the right track. And don't blame it on traders on vacation; there's plenty of that, but there's a reason for the market's uncertainty.

  • The sharp drop in oil and natural gas prices has produced an even sharper pullback in energy stocks, creating what may be one of the best buying opportunities in years!

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    U.S. crude oil futures fell for a third day in a row on Wednesday as government data showed that crude oil stocks rose much more than expected last week.

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    Tropical Storm Edouard forced shut a huge U.S. offshore oil port, a refinery, some oil production and disrupted shipping as the storm raced toward the Texas-Louisiana coast on Monday.

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    Furious motorists faced with high pump prices have accused oil majors of profiteering, but as the firms announced bumper profits this week, they said they were making little gasoline sales.

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    The Dow and S&P 500 climbed higher on Wednesday after an unexpectedly strong report on the job market offset a surge in oil prices.

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    Oil rose more than $4 a barrel on Wednesday after U.S. government data showed an unexpected drop in gasoline stocks...