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  • Jack Welch: How strong dollar could 'crater us' Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:06 AM ET
    Jack Welch speaking on CNBC's "Squawk Box," April 16, 2015.

    The Fed should not hike interest rates given current circumstances for the dollar and U.S. economic growth, ex-GE boss Jack Welch tells CNBC.

  • Jack Welch: Why financial services a 'changed game' Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 9:48 AM ET
    Jack Welch speaking on CNBC's "Squawk Box," April 16, 2015.

    Former GE boss Jack Welch tells CNBC the deal to break up the company he helped create was a smart move since times have changed.

  • NEW YORK— The Blackstone Group L.P. reported a surge in first-quarter profit on increased asset activity, prompting it to announce it would pay shareholders its highest quarterly dividend ever. The private equity firm earned $629.5 million, or $1.05 per share, up from $265.6 million, or 40 cents per share, a year ago. The company's first-quarter economic net...

  • Wall Street eyes more financials, housing data Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Traders work at the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open, as financial earnings continue to dominate news flow and economic data continued to indicate tepid growth.

  • April 16- Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, said on Thursday that its first-quarter profit doubled from a year ago, as strong asset sales generated by its private equity and real estate units brought in record cash. For the second quarter in a row, private equity overtook real estate as Blackstone's biggest earnings driver,...

  • Early movers: GS, UNH, BLK, BX, KEY, PM & more Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 7:57 AM ET
    A trader works the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Blackstone CEO: We're an 'earnings machine' Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 7:36 AM ET
    Steve Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone Group on CNBC's "Squawk Box," April 16, 2015.

    "We are the most profitable money manager in the world," Blackstone Chairman and CEO Steve Schwarzman tells CNBC.

  • Blackstone's first quarter earnings soar on asset sales Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 7:14 AM ET

    April 16- Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, said on Thursday that its first-quarter profit doubled from a year ago, as strong asset sales generated by its private equity and real estate units generated record cash. Blackstone said economic net income, a metric of its profitability takes into account the mark-to-market...

  • Fueled by rising oil, stocks could take back highs Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:11 AM ET
    An oil worker in Mentone, Texas.

    The stock market is in striking distance of its all-time high and could get there in the next few sessions, despite fears about earnings.

  • Fueled by rising oil, stocks could take back highs Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 5:39 PM ET
    An oil worker in Mentone, Texas.

    The stock market is in striking distance of its all-time high and could get there in the next few sessions, despite fears about earnings.

  • QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, April 14- Quebec is in talks with Ontario to sell Hydro-Québec's surplus hydroelectrical power to the neighbouring province and hopes to have an agreement soon, a senior government minister said on Tuesday. "I have been discussing with the Ontario government," Quebec Energy Minister Pierre Arcand said in a telephone interview from New York.

  • US firms seek bankruptcy at fastest rate since 2010 Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 7:53 PM ET

    The number of bankruptcies among publicly traded U.S. companies has climbed to the highest first-quarter level for five years.

  • Wells Fargo earnings beat, but Fed moves key Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 9:05 AM ET
    A customer at a Wells Fargo branch in New York.

    Wells Fargo delivers quarterly earnings that topped expectations. "When the Fed does finally move rates" banks will benefit, a top analyst says.

  • Lightning Round: I say this is an opportunity Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Why activist investing is not a fad: Meister Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:48 PM ET
    Keith Meister, CEO of Corvex Capital.

    Activism will change over time, but the general idea of investors expressing ideas and helping to create value is not a fad, Keith Meister tells CNBC.

  • Blackstone's real estate play, by the numbers Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 12:03 PM ET

    Blackstone Group's planned $2 billion purchase of GE's Excel Trust shows the firm's reliance on real estate investments.

  • This is the next thing that could rock stocks Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Earnings season may not give investors that warm and fuzzy feeling this quarter.

  • NYC mayor eyes 'moneyed interests' as new allies Saturday, 11 Apr 2015 | 4:37 PM ET
    Bill de Blasio

    More than a year after taking office, NYC's mayor is engaged in courting he city’s most powerful private sector executives.

  • April 10- It took Blackstone Group LP less than four weeks after an approach from General Electric Co to clinch the biggest real estate deal since the financial crisis. As part of a wider restructuring, GE announced on Friday it would sell most of the assets of its GE Capital Real Estate unit to Blackstone and Wells Fargo& Co for about $23 billion.

  • Your first trade for Monday Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 5:45 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.