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  • Subprime Mortgage Collapse Under Federal Probe Monday, 5 May 2008 | 5:42 AM ET
    Fed Cut and Mortgage

    Federal prosecutors in New York have formed a task force together with other government agencies to examine the collapse of the market for risky home loans, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Brooklyn said Monday.

  • For the week ending Friday, May 9, 2008, the U.S. Markets were negative for the week, with the Dow falling more than 200 points on Wednesday, making it the biggest point drop since 4/11/08. 

  • Money Leaving Commodities for Techs, Banks Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    It's finally happening. The "long commodities/short dollar" trade that has been the primary trade for the past three months is clearly in the early stages of unwinding, and stock traders could not be happier. Money is leaving commodities and energy, and going to tech stocks and financial stocks.

  • As of this morning, 292 (just under 60%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • HBOS Board Meets Amid Rights Issue Talk Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 1:13 PM ET

    The board of Britain's HBOS meets on Monday amid growing speculation the mortgage bank is set to announce plans for a rights issue of shares of up to 4 billion pounds ($7.9 billion) to shore up its capital base.

  • NY Judge Reserves Clear Channel Judgment Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 6:43 AM ET

    A New York state judge on Thursday made no immediate ruling on a group of banks' request to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to force them to fund the $20 billion leveraged buyout of Clear Channel Communications.

  • As of this morning, 143 (just under 30%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • European Shares Surge, Led by Banks Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 12:21 PM ET

    European stocks surged 2.3 percent on Friday to their highest close in ten days, driven by banks which jumped after Citigroup's update underscored hopes the worst was over in the global credit crisis.

  • New York AG Probing Auction-Rate Securities Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 6:18 AM ET

    New York's attorney general and securities regulators in several U.S. states are probing auction-rate securities and the role Wall Street firms had in enticing investors into the troubled $330 billion market.

  • The Case For Being Bullish Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 4:37 PM ET

    Futures popped right after the close as Google reported strong numbers; up 10 percent. Major indices stable today, despite mixed earnings report. IBM, good, Marriott, ok on strong international sales, but Conway, Nokia and Pfizer were notable disappointments.

  • Washington Mutual Posts $1.14 Billion Loss for Quarter Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 6:34 PM ET

    Activist shareholders' attempts to unseat several Washington Mutual Inc. board members will come to a vote Tuesday when the thrift, badly battered by the subprime mortgage crisis, holds its annual meeting and reports what are expected to be abysmal first-quarter results.

  • Secrets From The Pros Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 4:57 PM ET

    From evaluating a bank to investing in a retailer – how do the Fast Money pro’s do it? Following are their secrets.

  • Groups Pressing For WaMu Board Ouster Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | 2:41 PM ET

    Activist shareholders' attempts to unseat several Washington Mutual Inc. board members will come to a vote Tuesday when the thrift, badly battered by the subprime mortgage crisis, holds its annual meeting and reports what are expected to be abysmal first-quarter results.

  • Trade Tomorrow: Earnings Floodgates Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 6:32 PM ET

    The floodgates of earnings are about to open. Get all your trades right here!

  • At Citigroup, A Big Loss Is Only Part of The Story Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 3:12 PM ET
    Citigroup

    Citigroup  is expected to report another big quarterly loss on April 18, but the actual numbers may be almost secondary.

  • Stocks Close Lower After UPS Outlook; Oil Surges Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 4:51 PM ET

    U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday after UPS projected an earnings shortfall and oil prices surged.

  • The One Financial Stock to Buy Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    Earnings season is just around the corner for the troubled financial sector, so how does a top stock researcher rate the sector?

  • Oil Prices, Morgan Stanley Drag on Stocks Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    U.S. stocks fell to session lows Wednesday after a report showing larger-than-expected decline in crude inventories sent oil prices climbing, and corporate news from Morgan Stanley and UPS dragged on shares.

  • Morgan Stanley CEO: Signs of End to Mortgage Crisis Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 3:43 PM ET
    Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley Chief Executive John Mack said markets are the most difficult he's seen in 40 years, but there are several signs that the investment bank is closer to coming through its mortgage and corporate loan difficulties.

  • Warnings Hurt Stocks; Novellus, WaMu Plunge Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 10:25 AM ET

    Stocks held lower on a slew of bad news, as troubles in technology, more signs of weakness in the banking system and a reminder that the housing slump is far from thwarted a week-long mostly positive run on Wall Street.