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  • Is Natural Gas the Answer To Energy Needs of US? Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | 1:00 PM ET
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    Natural gas has many virutes, but recent proposals to encourage demand could boost prices for consumers and petroleum-dependent industries.

  • Sudden Death: Dow, China Telecom and More Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 7:30 PM ET

    It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!

  • Dow Sheds 2.4% Amid Economic Jitters Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 5:12 PM ET

    Stocks ended sharply lower Thursday as the market got a triple whammy: Oil resumed its ascent, major earnings reports sparked a fresh wave of concern about corporate profits and home sales hit a 10-year low. All three major indexes lost at least  2 percent.

  • Economic Worries Slam Stocks; Ford Skids Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 3:44 PM ET

    Stocks declined as oil resumed its ascent and investors braced for the next batch of corporate earnings.  A drop in home sales and a jump in jobless claims above the key 400,000 mark added some pressure.

  • Stocks Tumble After Home-Sales Report Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 12:52 PM ET

    Stocks declined as oil resumed its ascent and investors braced for the next batch of corporate earnings.  A drop in home sales and a jump in jobless claims above the key 400,000 mark added some pressure.

  • CEOs Sound Off on the Economy, Energy Prices & More Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    On Squawk Box this morning, CEOs from various industries aired their insights on the economy, energy prices, real estate and politics.

  • Stocks Slide Further After Home Sales Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 10:16 AM ET

    Stocks declined as oil resumed its ascent and investors braced for the next batch of corporate earnings.  A drop in home sales and a jump in jobless claims above the key 400,000 mark added some pressure.

  • Dow Chemical Profit Hurt by High Energy Costs Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 9:52 AM ET
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    Dow Chemical posted second-quarter earnings that fell short of market expectations as its price increases did not completely offset a sharp spike in energy and raw material costs.

  • Fannie Mae Gets Boost -- Mixed Results Elsewhere Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 9:36 AM ET

    Fannie Mae up 6 percent pre-open as the House overwhelmingly passed the housing bill. It will get new regulators for Fannie and Freddie, and authorizes the federal government to potentially invest billions in the two companies.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 9:25 PM ET

    Oil's move to a six-week low has been cheering the stock market, but the question is for how long?

  • Fast & Furious Trades: Microsoft, Lilly, Dow... Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 6:47 PM ET
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    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play tomorrow's market moving events.

  • Dow Chemical

    The venture will be named K-Dow Petrochemicals and the chief executive will be James Fitterling, currently business group president at Dow's plastics division, the companies said.

  • If They're Buying, Should You? Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 6:23 PM ET

    It’s hard not to notice that all the recent M&A activity included some pretty hefty premiums. Like the title says, if they're buying should you?

  • Dow-Rohm Deal: Coat-Tail Winners Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 4:37 PM ET

    Dow Chemical is buying Rohm & Haas for $18.8 billion. Who are the biggest winners and losers?

  • Video: Rich M&A Harvest Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 12:47 PM ET

    Cleveland-Cliffs said on Wednesday that it is buying Alpha Natural Resources for $10 billion. Find out why M&A is hot & heavy -- and will be going forward.

  • Best Trades Now: Chemicals, Conglomerates & More Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 | 5:08 PM ET

    To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the experts for their best investment advice now.

  • Speculating on Chemicals Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | 6:29 PM ET

    A flurry of consolidation in the industry has Cramer predicting what could be next to go.

  • For the week ending Friday, July 11, 2008, the U.S. markets finished in bear market territory with the Dow dipping below 11,000 during intraday for the first time in 2 years.

  • To give you an idea of how much trading went on today, Freddie Mac traded nearly 400 million shares--nearly two-thirds of the entire 646 million share float. Markets rose briefly in the middle of the day as Reuters reported that Fed Chairman Bernanke would open the Fed's discount window to Fannie and Freddie...

  • Ashland to Acquire Hercules for $2.6 Billion Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | 2:45 PM ET

    Ashland, which makes chemicals and Valvoline motor oil, said on Friday that it would acquire Hercules in a $2.6 billion cash-and-stock deal that would significantly boost its product offerings.