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  • Stocks closed with modest gains after rallying earlier on a drop in oil prices, but investors continued to worry about financial shares.

  • Stocks turned higher after investors speculating that Lehman Brothers might survive its capital crunch stepped in to turn the company's stock higher in whipsaw trading.

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    Lehman is expected to release third-quarter results ahead of time after its stock plunged as much as 40% on Tuesday.

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    The Dow and S&P soared on Monday as investors bet Washington's Freddie and Fannie bailout will stabilize the housing market and ease the credit crisis.

  • Economic worries and profit warnings escalated this week, leaving stocks camped out in bear-market territory for the weekend.

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    The Treasury is finalizing plans to backstop Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the mortgage financing giants that have been struggling with billions of dollars of losses from soured loans, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Stocks declined Friday after a report showed the unemployment rate shot up to a five-year high in August, adding anxiety to a market already jittery about the outlook for the economy.

  • Stocks declined Friday after a report showed the unemployment rate shot up to a five-year high in August, adding anxiety to a market already jittery about the outlook for the economy.

  • Futures plunged after a report showed the unemployment shot up to a five-year high in August, adding anxiety to a market already jittery about the outlook for the economy.

  • Futures plunged after a report showed the unemployment shot up to a five-year high in August, adding anxiety to a market already jittery about the outlook for the economy.

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  • Stocks ended mixed Wednesday as economic worries continued to rain down on the market and dampen the post-Gustav rally.  All three major indexes had been negative for most of the day, but the Dow tip-toed over the line at the last minute, helped by a 5% gain in GM.

  • Stocks wobbled Wednesday as economic worries continued to rain down on the market and dampen the post-Gustav rally.

  • Stocks wobbled Wednesday as economic worries continued to nag the market and rain on the post-Gustav rally.

  • Oil continues to trend downward, and airlines are again among the most actively traded pre-open (I noted yesterday that oil is down 27 percent since its July highs but the S&P 500 is only up about 5 percent since its July lows);

  • Stocks opened lower Wednesday as economic worries continued to nag the market and sabotage the post-Gustav rally.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday after the previous session's post-Gustav rally fizzled out.

  • Maybe the financials have bottomed and maybe they haven’t, but either way it looks like more write-downs lie ahead.

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    The Dow fell sharply on Monday as credit concerns hounded financial stocks while global growth worries hurt big technology and industrial companies.

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    How do you make money when the financials crush the rest of the market?