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  • As the market turmoil continues, companies that once sat at the top of the S&P 500 find themselves falling further and further down the list.

  • Stock futures looked for direction amid fresh reminders of economic weakness and an earnings report from Wal-Mart that sent mixed signals.

  • The painful selling in stocks has been so consistent this week, it's no surprise that some traders say the market could test October's lows before the week is over.

  • If you're confused over changes in the TARP program CNBC's Steve Liesman thinks you could be missing something vital.

  • Stocks looked set to go three for three, opening lower once again as doubt about the effectiveness of government intervention seeped deeper into the market. The Dow fell nearly 200 points, or 2 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

  • The NASDAQ broke the old closing low of 1505.90. We did not break the old closing low of 848.92 on the S&P set on October 27th, but we are very close. Let's not quibble.

  • If the standard pattern of the last few weeks hold, we are due for a modest rally. But the conviction is not high. Mr. Paulson's speech did advance our understanding of the TARP plan and made it clear what his priorities would be for the remaining two months of the Bush administration:

  • Another big bank offers a plan to keep people in their homes. Here's what it means if Citi holds your mortgage.

  • Stocks fell to their lowest levels in two weeks as worries about a global slowdown spooked the market.

  • The Dow rallied over 250 points around the two o'clock hour, then sold right into it. It rallied back a bit in the last 15 minutes. This, despite several pieces of good news in the last two days:

  • Stocks continued to slide Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.

  • Stocks rallied (though they are now off their highs), largely on the Fannie Mae announcement on mortgage forbearance. Though it was leaked a few hours ago, it was only known that an announcement would be made today shortly before the 2 PM conference.

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    I’m all about the help, but I have some issues (I always have some issues). Citi is targeting borrowers who are not yet delinquent but who could become delinquent due to any number of issues, like loan resets, loss of jobs or home price depreciation.

  • Foreclosed California home

    Citigroup became the latest major lender to try to help borrowers stay in their homes, launching a program that may result in $20 billion of refinancings.

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    The US government and mortgage industry are launching the most sweeping effort yet to help troubled homeowners by speeding up the process for renegotiating hundreds of thousands of delinquent loans held by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Goldman Sachs

    For most of the past century, Goldman Sachs was top of the heap among Wall Street's investment banking firms, but its prospects as a heavily regulated bank are not so bright.

  • Stocks continued to slide Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.

  • By becoming a bank holding company, they are trying to broaden their funding sources, and will gain greater access to capital under the current and any future government-sponsored programs.

  • Stock index futures pointed a slightly weaker open Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.

  • Stocks closed lower as investors worried about the global economic downturn and enthusiasm for China's deep-pocketed stimulus plan faded.