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  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Lehman Brothers, which filed for bankruptcy Sunday to became the largest casualty of the global credit crisis, is still trying to sell its asset management business, including the crown jewel, Neuberger Berman.

  • Bloody Sunday: Wall Street Is Hit by Financial Tsunami Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 10:32 PM ET

    The U.S. financial system was badly shaken by the failure of Lehman Brothers, the surprise takeover of Merrill Lynch and big asset sales by AIG.

  • Bank of America to Buy Merrill Lynch for $50 Billion Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 7:42 PM ET

    Bank of America said it agreed to buy Merrill Lynch in an all-stock deal worth $50 billion, snagging the world's largest retail brokerage after one of the worst-ever weekends on Wall Street.

  • AIG Set to Announce Asset Sale or Capital Injection Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 5:33 PM ET

    American International Group will announce an asset sale or capital injection as soon as tonight, or sometime tomorrow, CNBC has learned.

  • Lehman CEO Sees Star Fade As Firm Faces Bankruptcy Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 2:02 PM ET
    Dick Fuld

    "There were people here who just a few weeks ago would go through hell for Dick Fuld," said one former Lehman executive. "That has changed. People want his head."

  • Street Prepares for Worst As Deal Stalls Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 1:26 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    Wall Street seemed to be preparing for a bankruptcy filing by Lehman Brothers on Sunday as a special trading session for credit default swaps was called.

  • Feds, Execs Regroup to Negotiate Lehman Deal Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 10:17 AM ET

    As top Wall Street executives arrived Sunday morning for another round of talks to resolve the Lehman Brothers crisis, sources said the group was focused on how to handle a deal not getting done before Monday.

  • Fed, Street Draft Deal To Buy Lehman's Bad Assets Saturday, 13 Sep 2008 | 6:58 PM ET

    A deal has been drafted to buy Lehman Brothers' bad assets and clear the way for an eventual sale of the troubled firm, CNBC has learned.

  • Feds' Lehman Plan Doesn't Set Well With Street Execs Saturday, 13 Sep 2008 | 3:27 PM ET

    Executives from the major Wall Street firms expressed reluctance at a plan by government officials to have each firm chip in money to buy Lehman Brothers' troubled real estate portfolio.

  • Stocks Gain 1.8% for Week Despite Bank Rout Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 6:23 PM ET

    Increasing optimism about loans to the U.S. auto industry helped drive major indexes out of negative territory. General Motors was the top gainer on the  Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500, while Ford was among the top gainers on the Nasdaq.

  • After Lehman:  Who May be Next? Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 10:07 AM ET

    Despite the the bailout of Freddie and Fannie and Lehman's questionable survival, the S&P 500 Financials Sector is still up over 20% since hitting a low in mid-July.  Will the Financials stay above their July lows or fall back with the latest news?  Here is the latest data on how short interest has changed over the past few months and where bets are being made.

  • Strong Dollar, Weak Commodities Now A "Problem" Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 9:12 AM ET

    Commodities continue to drop, as they have for 7 of the last 8 trading sessions. With futures weak again here, we are very close to breaking the recent closing low of July 15 of 1,214.

  • Farrell: We Need Write-Off Stability Before Liquidity Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 8:55 AM ET

    There has to be some sign of stability in write-offs before there can be any confidence for additional investment.

  • Trade Tomorrow: Hidden Winners, Oil and Gold Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 6:21 PM ET

    Three trades for tomorrow… who are the market’s hidden winners… how should you play the tumble in gasoline prices… and what’s next for gold?

  • Stocks Finish With Only Modest Gains Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 2:27 PM ET

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

  • Market Rallies As Lehman Seesaws Higher Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | 12:11 PM ET

    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.

  • Lehman May Post Results Early To Reassure Investors Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 5:56 PM ET

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

  • Stocks Surge on Fannie, Freddie Rescue Monday, 8 Sep 2008 | 5:58 PM ET

    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 Leave Stocks on Bear Turf Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 5:27 PM ET

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

  • Treasury Preparing Plan To Prop Up Mortgage Giants Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 5:00 PM ET

    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.