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  • Dow Falls More Than 200 Points Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | 5:53 PM ET

    The Dow tumbled on Monday as more credit and housing market turmoil battered financial shares.

  • KKR Fund Soars After Firm Revives Plan to Go Public Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | 9:40 AM ET
    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts's Amsterdam-listed fund jumped 27 percent during morning trading after the private equity group detailed plans for a public offering.

  • Buyout Firm KKR Will Go Public on NYSE Later in 2008 Sunday, 27 Jul 2008 | 7:32 PM ET

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts plans to brave the turbulent equity markets and list on the New York Stock Exchange this year.

  • Paragon Confirms It has Received Bid Approaches Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 2:37 AM ET

    British buy-to-let mortgage lender Paragon said it is in talks with potential buyers after receiving takeover approaches.

  • Pete Peterson And His Campaign Against Nation's Debt Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 3:41 PM ET

    At age 82, Mr. Peterson yearns for the can-do spirit that helped politicians forged by the Depression era finance the GI bill, the interstate highway system, and the Marshall plan from the ashes of World War II.

  • For the week ending Friday, July 11, 2008, the U.S. markets finished in bear market territory with the Dow dipping below 11,000 during intraday for the first time in 2 years.

  • NBC's Zucker Says Not Mulling Sale or Spin-Off Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | 5:19 PM ET

    NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker said on Thursday he was not looking to spin off or sell some of the company's assets.

  • CNBC Top Five Videos: El-Erian, Cramer & More Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | 6:06 PM ET

    The Dow fell more than 2 percent Wednesday, followed by similar declines in the S&P and Nasdaq. Here are the day's top five videos.

  • Blackstone to Invest $1.57 Billion in Wind Farm Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    Private equity firm Blackstone plans to invest more than $1.57 billion in a project to build wind farms in the North Sea to generate electricity, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Lehman Survives Another Round of Sale Rumors Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 8:26 AM ET

    Lehman Brothers has fought off yet another spate of rumors about its condition, the latest being the investment bank was set for a fire sale similar to the one that hit Bear Stearns.

  • For the week ending Friday, June 20, 2008, the markets dropped on disappointing earnings results from the financial sector, and a continued spike in crude oil prices added to investors' concerns over inflation. The Dow closed below 12000 on Friday for the first time since Mid-March.

  • Market Hears More Earnings Warnings Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 9:35 AM ET

    We are smack in the middle of earnings warnings season, and it has not been a pleasant experience. Yesterday, after several companies warned, we saw an expansion of new lows at the NYSE. Most large financials, most pharmaceuticals, airlines, and most autos are at or near multiyear lows.

  • China Invests in New TPG Fund : FT Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 10:52 PM ET

    The State Administration of Foreign Exchange, an arm of China's central bank, has agreed to invest more than $2.5 billion in the latest fund being set up by U.S. private equity firm TPG Capital, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

  • Bob Doll Sees Credit Crisis Lasting 2 to 4 Years Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 7:19 AM ET
    BlackRock's headquarters in New York.

    Fund manager BlackRock  expects the global credit crisis to last another two to four years as a weakening U.S. economy triggers more write-down by banks, its chief investment officer for equities said on Monday.

  • Stocks Higher for Week But Mixed for Month Friday, 30 May 2008 | 2:28 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher, led by technology shares, ending the a holiday-shortened week in the positive.

  • Dell Boosts Tech, But Oil Weighs on Dow Friday, 30 May 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    Stocks moved higher on positive earnings in technology and a report that inflation appeared to be moderating.

  • Futures Move Higher as Economy Holds Line Friday, 30 May 2008 | 9:05 AM ET

    Stocks were set for a positive open, as Dell boosted tech futures and the market awaited numers that would help clear up the inflation picture.

  • NBC Universal, Blackstone Bid for Weather Channel Friday, 30 May 2008 | 4:34 AM ET

    A consortium including NBC Universal and Blackstone Group bidding for the Weather Channel is offering about $1.8 billion in equity for their bid, or roughly half the total offer, a source familiar with the matter said.

  • Home is Where The Hurt Is Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | 7:04 PM ET

    In Tuesday’s Web Extra find out how to play the steep decline in home prices. Also could this be a summer of private equity deal making?

  • Blackstone, Apollo Mull Buying Chemtura Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | 8:45 AM ET

    Private equity firms Apollo Management and Blackstone Group are weighing the purchase of chemicals company Chemtura, but discussions are at an early stage, a source familiar with the situation said Tuesday.