CNBC contributor Kenny Polcari; John Brady, R.J. O'Brien; and Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott, discuss the latest market conditions and forecast action to come. » Read More
Stocks pared some of their earlier gains but were still up sharply on renewed confidence about the financial sector.
US stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street after Monday's selloff and with some good news emerging from the banking sector.
Monday: Warren Buffett told CNBC the U.S. economy has "fallen off a cliff." Prof. Nouriel Roubini, who predicted the current crisis, said the U.S. recession could last up to 36 months. But some M&A activity was seen: Dow Chemical and Rohm & Haas announced a deal; and Roche and Genentech are reportedly close to their own agreement. CNBC heard from experts who said steady growth companies are the way to invest now; and that the government rescue plan is going to create the first signs of recovery.
The Dow fell modestly in choppy trade after comments from billionaire investor Warren Buffett dragged down sentiment on Monday.
Stocks retreated in a yo-yo session as an earlier advance in the shares of energy and big-cap technology companies dissipated. But banks held gains as investors hoped for more clarity on the government plan to firm up the financial system, with Fed Chairman Ben Beranke meeting with President Obama today.
More energy, please! For cryin' out loud, we had no fewer than THREE DEALS emerging today and what happens, The Street yawns, we drift lower.
This is the archive of a live blog of Warren Buffett's appearances on CNBC's Squawk Box on Monday, March 9, 2009. Buffett answered questions submitted by CNBC viewers and CNBC.com users.
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Dow Chemical and Rohm & Haas are in "longshot talks" to settle their dispute over Dow's stalled takeover of Rohm, CNBC learned, citing sources familiar with the situation.
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