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  • Stocks Stage Late Rally, Led by Telecom, Energy Sectors Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | 5:07 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher following a late rally in telecom and energy as investors took surging crude-oil prices in stride. "I'm thinking the next move is to the upside again," James Paulsen, chief investment strategist with Wells Capital Management, told CNBC.

  • In Hunt for ABN, Barclays Risks Becoming Prey Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | 11:06 AM ET

    Speculation that Bank of America could make a move on Barclays returned this week and several analysts have said Britain's third biggest bank has made itself vulnerable to being taken over if its discussions to buy ABN fail.

  • Citigroup Expands in China, Silent on Job Cut Reports Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 9:12 PM ET

    Citigroup plans to double its number of outlets in China this year to more than 30, Chairman and Chief Executive Charles Prince said on Thursday.

  • Britain's Barclays hired Citigroup as an advisor on its bid talks with ABN AMRO, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, effectively ruling the U.S. group out of counterbidding for the Dutch lender.

  • Analyst Says Investors Should Go Long With Solid Stocks Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 11:04 AM ET

    Charles Crane, managing member of Scotsman Capital Management, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that investors should look past current market turmoil and go long in solid stocks.“Market turbulence such as we’ve been witnessing for the past several weeks is typically characterized by a lot of anxiety, often born of some fundamental events such as the sub-prime worries that are cascading through the economy,” Crane said Wednesday.

  • Citigroup May Cut Jobs, Take $1 Billion Charge - WSJ Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | 11:38 AM ET

    Citigroup executives are putting the finishing touches to a restructuring plan that is likely to involve around 15,000 job cuts and a charge against earnings of more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Facing an increasingly competitive market, online banks are launching checking accounts with attractive rates.

  • This week's stock rally doesn't mean the market's recent pullback is over, money managers say. 

  • Citigroup Looking into a Bid for ABN AMRO: WSJ Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 9:48 AM ET

    Some executives within Citigroup are pushing for the U.S. banking giant to make a bid for ABN AMRO, which is in discussions about a possible merger with Barclays, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

  • CNBC's Domm: Today's Agenda in the Markets Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 8:58 AM ET

    Stocks are edging higher ahead of the opening. Existing home sales data at 10 am New York time could influence direction but for now investors face a flurry of Friday morning corporate news headlines.

  • Bertelsmann Forms a Takeover Fund: WSJ Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 6:35 AM ET

    German media conglomerate Bertelsmann is entering the private equity world by joining with Citigroup and Morgan Stanley to create a 1 billion euro ($1.33 billion) fund for leveraged acquisitions in the media sector, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

  • Stocks closed higher across the board as investors awaited tomorrow's Fed announcement about interest rates. "Right now the market is pricing in an almost 75% probability that we're on hold for the rest of the year," Stan Jones, managing director at Dutch Book Partners, told CNBC.  "That's a big change from where we were two weeks ago."

  • Ex-Citibank Commodities Chief Gets 15 Months Jail Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 5:47 PM ET

    A U.S. judge sentenced the former head of the commodities trading desk at Citigroup's banking unit on Monday to 15 months in prison for his role in conspiring to inflate trading profits.

  • A federal appeals panel in New Orleans said on Monday said a lower court judge improperly granted class-action status in a $40 billion lawsuit by Enron Corp. investors, a victory for the investment banks Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse Group that sought to have the ruling overturned.

  • Blackstone Group sent a letter to its limited partners last Friday which said that while the private equity firm is considering an IPO, they have not made a final decision, reported CNBC's David Faber, citing people who have received the letter.

  • Shares in Nikko Cordial traded slightly below the 1,700 yen per share being offered by Citigroup, which said it would not again sweeten its $13.5 billion takeover bid for the brokerage.

  • Clown Prince Makes Wall of Shame List Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 6:11 PM ET

    On Mad Money’s second birthday, Cramer is king for the day. But there’s another honor being bestowed on the show today, and that too involves royalty, so to speak. Citigroup Chairman and CEO Chuck Prince has been named to the Wall of Shame. We know what you’re thinking: It’s about time.

  • Citigroup launched its sweetened tender offer for Japan's Nikko Cordial on Wednesday and insisted its $13.6 billion bid is final, even as Nikko's stock again threatened to overshoot the bank's price.

  • Citigroup to Boost China Staff by a Third This Year Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | 11:53 PM ET

    Citigroup plans to add about 1,000 employees to its China operations this year, boosting its staff numbers in the country to around 4,000, the bank's chief executive for China said on Wednesday.

  • Stocks Plummet on Subprime Woes; Dow Plunges 242 Points Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | 11:35 PM ET

    Stocks closed down sharply in its second-worst daily decline of the year as the woes in the subprime mortgage market continued to rattle the major markets, particularly financial stocks."I don't this is over," said Patrick Fay, director of equity trading at DA Davidson, in an interview with CNBC.com. "The market has been overdone for a while and it needs a correction."