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    Billion-dollar oil rigs are starting to see a tremendous amount of financial strain due to the enormous amount of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Daryl Carpenter demonstrates how ordinary hay can be used to remove oil from water.

    A Florida contractor demonstrates how hay could be an effective way of soaking up some of the oil from the BP well spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • One Web site is trying to channel all the rage against BP over the oil spill, offering a "Redesign BP's Logo" contest.

  • Stocks tumbled Friday, with the Dow falling more than 2 percent. Which stocks should you be buying and selling into next week? Danielle Hughes, founder and CEO of Divine Capital, and Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group, discussed their best plays.

  • With the high costs of the BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill and no end in sight...

  • Markets slipped on Friday after a US report showed fewer jobs were added to nonfarm payrolls than expected last month—and most of those jobs were temporary census workers. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.

  • US stock futures extended their losses Friday after a report showed fewer jobs were added to nonfarm payrolls last month and most of those were temporary census workers.

  • Simulated oil splatter on a BP gas station sign in Manhattan, New York.

    Anger over the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico is spilling into streets as protests are organized at BP’s offices and gas stations around the country.

  • Help Wanted sign

    Even if  there is a blow away jobs number Friday, many economists expect the report will show fewer private sector jobs were created in May than in April.

  • That’s what Cramer called for during Thursday’s Mad Money.

  • The little-known reason why BP will likely continue to pay dividends.

  • The S&P closed higher on Thursday yet below 1105, an important technical level. Will Friday’s job report provide the catalyst needed for it to break above resistance?

  • Stocks eked out a gain after some late-session turbulence, led by techs. Energy stocks rebounded from the bottom of the pack to the No. 2 behind tech. Financials ended lower.

  • Gold remains a primary safe haven, said Jerry Castellini, president of CastleArk Management, and Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager for Rehmann Financial.  The two offered CNBC their investment outlooks on the precious metal.

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  • Crisis in the Gulf

    In spite of theories that BP may not survive the financial after-effects of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill,  a securities attorney told CNBC Thursday  he believes the oil giant has the fiscal resources to do so.

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    A microbial product called HTP, derived from peat moss, could  "literally eat the oil" in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the CEO of a company that sells it.

  • Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers. 

  • A trader at the New York Stock Exchange.

    While Europe's debt crisis is likely to play out for months if not years ahead, US investors seem to be over it—at least for the time being.

  • The latest plan to stop the oil flowing from a BP site in the Gulf of Mexico may not work as well as originally hoped, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. Many experts are now planning for the worst. What is the long-term impact of the spill on the economy? Steve Blitz, senior economist at Majestic Research discussed his insights.