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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Morgan Stanley and Freeport-McMoRan popped while Liz Claiborne and US Bancorp dropped.
At the risk of redundancy I'll ask it again: Is he? Is President Obama effin' CRAZY? President Obama blames the continuing global financial crisis for the unmitigated carnage on Monday, when the Dow fell below 7000 and closed down 300 points (or 4.2%) at a 12-year low of 6763.
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"Options action suggests to me that this private equity firm could start turning during the next quarter," says Pete Najarian.
Stocks tumbled Friday and the S&P hit a 12-year low as news of the government's stake in Citigroup and General Electric slashing its dividend stirred worry in the market.
Futures started the day lower as investors bailed out of Citigroup, then slipped further after a report showed economic growth slowed more than previously expected.
Warren Buffett has some detractors these days, even some highly-regarded detractors. Mike Holland is not among them. The chairman of Holland & Co. thinks the Oracle of Omaha has been trading very shrewdly recently.
Another silver lining in the current economic environment is today's initial public offering of Mead Johnson Nutrition. Here's how it stacks up compared to other IPO's.
With its plan to shore up banks that was announced on Tuesday, the Obama administration hopes to entice investors to buy troubled assets from the nation’s banks and enable them to make the loans needed to jump-start the economy.
We're in the midst of preparing a CNBC-sponsored debate program from WEF, "No Way Back", so here's a sneak peek at what the the all-star panel had to say.
American International Group, has received the first round of bids for its aircraft leasing unit and could announce asset sales of less than $1 billion as early as this week, CNBC has learned.
Thursday's chain store sales numbers could set the tone for a market obsessed with the weakening economy.
There’s growing concern that the next shoe is about to drop in the financial crisis. Wait until you hear where it could hit!
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
After hours, CNBC learned that AIG has hired JP Morgan to advise on raising new capital...
China’s central bank is in a bind. It has been on a buying binge in the United States over the last seven years, snapping up roughly $1 trillion worth of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed debt issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the New York Times reported.
There is a new breed of funds moving into the clean technology sector – specialized hedge funds that have at least $750 million under management. And they bring a new play – long and short – on the notoriously volatile sector.
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Whether stocks add to Tuesday's heady gains or not will be determined in part by whether oil prices stay in a downtrend.
Jon Hilsenrath, money and investing editor at The Wall Street Journal, offered CNBC his weekly "Five for Five": the five stocks investors must watch this week.