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  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Pres. Bush goes on TV Thursday and urges Congress to quickly pass a $700 billion rescue package for the U.S. financial system. Key lawmakers say they've reached an agreement, in principle, on the major parts of the plan.

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the keenly anticipated Florida theme park, will open in the spring and allow visitors to tour Hogwarts, buy quidditch gear and drink butterbeer.

  • Both the Dow and S&P closed in positive territory with optimism about potential M&A deals trumping concerns about trade friction between the United States and China.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    So far, it hasn't been a September to remember on Wall Street. With three days in the books, the month is living up to its historic billing as the worst month of the year for stock investors, though Wednesday's losses were relatively small. Read and listen to what the pros had to say...

  • Japanese drugmaker Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma plans to offer about $2.7 billion to acquire U.S. drugmaker Sepracor, a source with knowledge of the situation said on wednesday.

  • Byron Wien will join The Blackstone Group as vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Services, the investment firm announced Wednesday.

  • BlackRock and Fortress were two of the biggest winners this week with shares climbing about 30% a piece. Is there more room to run?

  • Stocks fell for a second straight session Thursday as tech stocks dragged after Cisco's tepid outlook and investors remained jittery ahead of tomorrow's jobs report.

  • Stocks pulled back Thursday after a higher open as Cisco dragged on the Dow.

  • Stock index futures pointed to a mixed opening Thursday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq futures faring the worst after Cisco's chief executive was cautious on calling a bottom.

  • After hours investors poured over Cisco results, trying to determine if the stock has more room to run.

  • New concerns about the strength of the recovery stopped the bulls in their tracks on Wednesday. How should you protect profits, now?

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    Bank of America's Merrill Lynch is in talks with several firms including Blackstone and Apollo Investment Management to sell management rights of its $2.65 billion Asian Real Estate Opportunity Fund, a source with knowledge of the deal said.

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    Ed writes, "What should I do with Citibank stock? Should I sell or hold, or maybe even buy now?"

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    What a bad way to end a terrific quarter. Both the Dow and S&P 500 finished in negative territory despite concluding the best quarter in a decade!

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    Why KKR is so determined to go public is something of a mystery to me....today it unveiled its latest proposal to go public through an acquisition of its KKR Private Equity Investors (KPE), a limited partnership that trades on the Amsterdam exchange and invests its funds in KKR’s private equity transactions.

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    It seems the major catalyst of the summer is oil with energy stocks holding up an otherwise sluggish stock market. How should you be positioned?

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Florida's banking market  has an almost mystical hold on investors.

  • Last year (2008) was an extremely quiet one for initial public offerings, with only 21 IPOs hitting the market. By comparison, 159 took place in 2007. Recently, there has been a relative flurry of IPO activity; three of the four IPOs on US exchanges this year have hit in the past two weeks: Rosetta Stone (RST), Changyou.com (CYOU) and Bridgepoint Education (BPI). April 2009 is already the most active month since July 2008. Thus far, however, all the IPOs this year have been tiny by historical st

    pril 2009 is already the most active month since July 2008. Thus far, however, all the IPOs this year have been tiny by historical standards.