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  • Dow CEO Says Rohm & Haas Deal Still Alive Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 7:36 AM ET

    Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris still hopes his company can acquire specialty-chemical producer Rohm & Haas, despite some serious obstacles that have forced Dow to put the deal on hold.

  • To Go Or Not To Go Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | 3:04 PM ET

    That is the question this year about Davos. In such troubled economic times, expected participants—from Wall Street To Washington—are dropping like flies.

  • Warren Buffett, in a taped interview with Susie Gharib of National Business Report on PBS

    Warren Buffett sat down recently for a taped interview with Susie Gharib of Nightly Business Report to mark the PBS program's 30th anniverary tonight.  In the conversation, Buffett hints Berkshire Hathaway might buy back some of its stock since it has fallen so sharply from its highs.  He also says the credit crunch is easing but business conditions are getting worse.  This is a transcript of that entire interview, as provided to us by NBR.

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    In November 2008, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said that the financial crisis could lead to the loss of about 225,000 private sector positions in New York State over the next two years. The good news: many federal agencies are hiring.

  • The Next Big Madoff Story Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 3:56 PM ET

    Who among Bernie’s $50 billion worth of investors should get their money back? And what if some were in on the scam?

  • CORRECTION: Tuesday's Pops & Drops Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 12:46 PM ET

    In Tuesday's Fast Money Pops & Drops post we mistakenly reported that Celgene stock dropped after the firm reported revenues on the low-end of projections...

  • Today's Reality Check Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 9:24 AM ET

    Futures dropped about 5 points as the ADP said 693,000 private sector jobs were lost in December, much greater than the expected loss of 515,000. However, there was a change in methodology that was designed to close the gap between the ADP report and the nonfarm payroll report.

  • Pops & Drops: Morgan Stanley, Dow Chemical... Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 6:33 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Morgan Stanley and Dow Chemical popped while Reynolds American and Celgene dropped.

  • Stocks End Higher Amid Stimulus Optimism Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks ended a topsy-turvy session higher as investors juggled a profit warning from Bank of America and some dismal economic news with optimism over the Obama stimulus plan.

  • Stocks Wobble Amid Hope for Stimulus Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 2:48 PM ET

    Stocks were on their way back up again as investors shrugged of some disappointing economic data and kept an optimistic outlook about President-elect Obama's economic-stimulus plan.

  • Stocks Pare Gains as Factory Orders Fall Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 12:13 PM ET

    Stocks pared their gains Tuesday after a reports showed pending-home sales and factory orders declined, while a measure of the service sector unexpectedly improved.

  • Stocks Clearly In An Uptrend Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 9:28 AM ET

    That we didn't see it is a good sign. This is what is called a "consolidation phase," and while it does not guarantee the rally will continue, it is an encouraging sign.

  • Futures Higher as Energy Posts Gains Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 8:00 AM ET

    Stocks were poised to rebound slightly Tuesday, as investors waited for some more data on the broader economy due shortly after the start of trading.

  • Stocks Slide as Santa Rally Remains Elusive Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | 5:48 PM ET

    Stocks skidded as the unraveling of one of the biggest deals this year overshadowed gains in the energy sector.

  • Crescenzi: My Top 10 Investment Themes for '09 Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 5:09 PM ET
    Tony Crescenzi

    If you haven’t been able to tell by now, I like to write. Look no further than my three books for proof. I seek to raise awareness of important issues, always trying to strike themes that investors can act on. I do this from a macro perspective, from the top-down — the subject of my latest book, Investing from the Top Down. Here are my top 10 'Top-Down' investing themes for 2009.

  • Stocks Rally 2% on Auto Bailout, Tech Gains Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 5:06 PM ET

    Stocks rallied to the finish line as investors shrugged off a drop in consumer confidence and cheered the bailout of General Motors' finance arm.

  • Stocks Jump on News of GMAC Bailout Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

    Stocks rebounded Tuesday as investors cheered the bailout of General Motors' finance arm.

  • GMAC Back in Business, Thanks to Govt. Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 9:23 AM ET

    General Motors up 10 percent pre-open as GMAC clears a major hurdle: They say they have raised enough capital to satisfy the Fed's condition to become a bank-holding company. This appears to be a new program operating within the TARP — so we now have a program specifically designed to invest in auto companies.

  • Futures Rise on Year-End Rally Hope Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 7:18 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street Tuesday, after ending down on Monday, with investors still hoping for a last rally in the final days of the year.

  • Stocks Fall As Crude Leaps Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | 5:30 PM ET
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    The Dow slid on Monday after Kuwait pulled out of a joint venture with Dow Chemical due to the deepening global recession, threatening Dow's planned takeover of Rohm & Haas.