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  • Why the Rate Cut Matters Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 8:13 PM ET

    Don’t believe the naysayers, Cramer says. We needed the Fed to take action.

  • Stop Trading!: Europe, Please Stand Up Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 3:26 PM ET

    Investors could lose any gains seen in Tuesday's 889-point Dow rally if the ECB doesn't follow the Fed's lead.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Buy Now — Gain Later, Says Picker Monday, 27 Oct 2008 | 5:28 PM ET

    Neil Hennessy of Hennessy Funds is known for his use of the price-to-sales ratio to pinpoint the best places for a stock market investor's dollar.  Based on that ratio — he's ready to buy. "Today, you can buy a dollar of revenue in the Dow Jones (Industrials) for 74 cents on the dollar," he told CNBC.

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 10/24 Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    The markets end the week in negative territory as all major indexes lost 5% or more for the week.  The Russell 2000 brings up the rear losing over 10% for the week.

  • Third Time's the Charm: Dow Gains 172 Points Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 5:13 PM ET

    Stocks made a third attempt at a rally Thurdsay though techs took a beating amid worries about the outlook for the sector.

  • Rally Loses Steam; Techs Skid Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 2:05 PM ET

    A rally spurred by bargain hunting fizzled Thursday as weakness in technology leaders offset strength energy-related companies.

  • Stocks Surge as Oil Boosts Energy Stocks Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    Stocks wavered after an early pop Thursday as the latest batch of earnings and a disappointing weekly jobless report stoked recession fears.

  • Even With the Selloff, Market Still Seeks Bottom Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 5:39 PM ET

    The search for a market bottom likely will continue through the rest of the year and into 2009, as signs  emerge that a turning point is not yet upon Wall Street.

  • Layoffs Keep Growing: Merck, Yahoo Slash Jobs Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    The cruel earnings season for the American worker intensified Wednesday as more companies announced layoffs.

  • Stocks Fall On Earnings Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 6:25 PM ET

    The stock market deteriorated in the final 20 minutes of trading with the Dow closing with triple digit losses.

  • Dow Sheds More Than 200 in Late Selloff Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 5:14 PM ET

    Stocks sold off in the final hour of trading, an hour that has become known for wild, unpredictable swings, as a new government plan to juice money-market funds and some dismal corporate outlooks kept investors on edge.

  • Four Reasons Stock Market Hasn't Reached Bottom Yet Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 4:38 PM ET

    The search of a market bottom likely will continue through the rest of the year and into 2009, as signs begin to emerge that a turning point is not yet upon Wall Street.

  • Stocks Retreat Amid Gloomy Outlooks Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 2:36 PM ET

    Stocks retreated after a fleeting uptick as investors digested a slew of earnings and some dismal outlooks and signs of a thawing in the credit markets.

  • Caterpillar to Lay Off; Profit Misses Estimates Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 1:24 PM ET
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    Caterpillar missed market expectations by 2 cents Tuesday, reporting earnings per share of $1.39 for the third quarter, but it said it maintains its full-year outlook for earnings of $6 per share.

  • Why Today Is So Important Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 12:01 PM ET

    Any close that is near break even or positive would be a sign that stocks are discounting a lot of bad news.

  • Opportunities in Beaten-Down Industrials Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 11:35 AM ET

    This year the S&P Industrial Index fared even worse than the S&P 500, but Eli Lustgarten, senior vice president of Longbow Research, sees opportunities in this beaten-down sector.

  • Stocks Turn Lower Again After Paring Losses Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 10:26 AM ET

    Stocks turned lower again after paring most of their losses amid more signs of thawing in the seized up credit markets.

  • Market Test--Can It Move Up On Bad Earnings? Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 9:07 AM ET

    Futures are down in reaction to the poor earnings guidance we have seen from Dupont, Texas Instruments, Sandisk  and Sun Micro, among others, but the swing in the futures pre-open has been only 18 points, well below the 50-point spreads we have seen in the past few weeks.

  • Weak Outlooks, Lending Fears Hit Futures Tuesday, 21 Oct 2008 | 8:27 AM ET

    U.S. stock market index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Tuesday as worries over the health of the economy offset enthusiasm after news of a possible second stimulus package.