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  • Banks & Industrials Make a Comeback Monday, 10 May 2010 | 1:35 PM ET

    The Dow held onto a solid 400-point gain Monday afternoon after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-rescue package for Greece and other nations over the weekend. Industrials and financials, the hardest hit last week, led the pack.

  • BP Struggles With List of Ways to Plug Gulf Gusher Monday, 10 May 2010 | 11:46 AM ET
    Crisis in the Gulf

    Top hats and junk shots are on the list of possible next steps as BP, casting about after a 100-ton containment box failed, settles in for a long fight to stop its uncontrolled oil gusher a mile under the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Art Cashin: What to Watch in Today's Market Monday, 10 May 2010 | 11:42 AM ET

    Stocks on all three US exchanges soared Monday, following news that the EU and IMF had agreed on a trillion-dollar rescue package. What's next for the markets? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, and Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and a CNBC market analyst, offered their insights.

  • ExxonMobil CEO Supports Halt in Offshore Leasing Friday, 7 May 2010 | 5:57 PM ET
    Coast Guard Attempts Burning Off Oil Leaking From Sunken Rig

    ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson says President Obama made the right call in putting a moratorium on new Gulf of Mexico oil leasing in the wake of the BP disaster.

  • Dow Loses 600 for Week; Nasdaq in Correction Friday, 7 May 2010 | 5:53 PM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • Dow Down Over 150 as Closing Bell Nears Friday, 7 May 2010 | 3:39 PM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks sold off in volatile trading Friday as an encouraging jobs report fell to the back burner and the market remained jittery after Thursday's nauseating freefall.

  • Dow's 998 Point Plunge — Watch How It Happened Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 6:11 PM ET

    The Dow swung wildly on Thursday, losing as much as 998.50 and boomeranging back hundreds of points to close down 347.80, or 3.2 percent, at 10,520.32.

  • Expedition to Contain Oil Leak Begins in Gulf Thursday, 6 May 2010 | 4:01 AM ET
    A safety officer watches as the Pollution Control Dome is built by steelworkers at the Martin Terminal worksite in Port Fourchon, as BP rushes to cap the source of the oil slick from the BP Deepwater Horizon platform disaster in Louisiana.

    A 100-ton concrete-and-steel contraption designed to siphon off the oil fouling the Gulf of Mexico was being hauled to the spot in the sea where a blown-out well is spewing hundreds of thousands of gallons of petroleum a day.

  • BP Offers Fishermen a Month's Pay, From Slow Season Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 6:04 PM ET

    Fishermen along the Gulf Coast are unhappy about BP's plan to compensate them for lost wages.

  • Should Investors Buy Pullback Or Sell Scared? Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 5:31 PM ET

    Fear trumped greed on Wednesday with both the S&P and Dow closing in negative territory. Should you buy the weakness or run for the hills?

  • Debtor Nations

    Moody's out again with the "may downgrade Portugal" line; Portugal down 1.7 percent, Spain down 2.4 percent, Greece down 4.9 percent. We have the British parliamentary elections on Thursday, as well as German regional elections over the weekend, which will be viewed as a referendum on Merkel's party and support for a Greek bailout. What's it all mean..?

  • Cramer’s Buys to Beat Europe’s Bad Debt Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 7:07 PM ET

    And they’ll protect you from a slew of other negatives the bears are throwing around, too.

  • Terranova: Big Changes Coming To Oil Exploration Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 5:56 PM ET

    In the wake of the terrible oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Joe Terranova  is hearing some big changes lie ahead in the oil services sector.

  • Stocks Have Worst Selloff in Months Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 5:09 PM ET
    Debtor Nations

    Stocks were hammered Tuesday, logging their worst decline in months amid worries that the European debt crisis will spread and that Spain might be the next to need a bailout.

  • Can the 'Big Dome' Stem the Gulf Leak? Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 4:00 PM ET
    A safety officer watches as the Pollution Control Dome is built by steelworkers at the Martin Terminal worksite in Port Fourchon, as BP rushes to cap the source of the oil slick from the BP Deepwater Horizon platform disaster in Louisiana.

    When a pipe bursts, your first response is to cup the leak. In the simplest terms, that’s the idea behind a massive structure the company Wild Well is building in Port Fourchon, La., to contain some of the spewing oil from the ongoing BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • With the Dow plunging more than 200 points on Tuesday, is this the start of the market correction that bears have been calling for? Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrick Trading, and Warren Meyers, CEO of Walter J. Dowd, offered CNBC their global market outlooks.

  • Dow Falls Over 200 Amid Spain Debt Fears Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 2:17 PM ET
    Debtor Nations

    The Dow plunged more than 200 points Tuesday as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.

  • Traders Buy Into the ‘Unknown’ After Gulf Spill Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 2:13 PM ET

    Was the initial reaction to the Gulf spill overdone with investors dumping BP and Transocean en masse? Or is the worst yet to come?

  • Gulf Oil Spill Is Bad, but How Bad? Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 11:39 AM ET
    Workers from United States Environmental Services bring a boat with oil booms into a dock May 3, 2010 in Pass Christian, Mississippi.

    The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is bad — no one would dispute it. But just how bad? The New York Times explains.

  • Spill Could Threaten Other Oil and Gas Rigs Monday, 3 May 2010 | 6:43 PM ET
    A boat works uses a protective boom to collect oil that has leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico.

    The massive oil spill in the Guld of Mexicso is having ripple effects on U.S.  oil and natural gas production.  Two offshore natural gas platforms have already been shut down.