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  • The House rejected the Wall Street bailout bill and the market screamed, selling off frantically until the Dow was left with its biggest one-day point drop ever. "This is panic and ... fear run amok," Zachary Karabell, president of River Twice Research told CNBC. "Right now we are in a classic moment of a financial meltdown," he said.

  • The market screamed as the House vote on the Wall Street bailout bill teetered on the edge of a cliff — and then fell off. At one point, the Dow was down more than 700 points -- its second biggest intraday move on record.

  • Stocks fell sharply Monday as fear rippled through the market with cracks starting to show in the global financial system and a House vote on the Wall Street bailout bill due later today.

  • Stocks fell sharply Monday as fear rippled through the market with cracks starting to show in the global financial system and a House vote on the Wall Street bailout bill due later today.

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    Shares of Wachovia and National City tumbled on worries about heavy mortgage losses, as talks on a $700 billion financial sector bailout bogged down and regulators seized Washington Mutual in the largest bank failure in U.S. history.

  • Some interesting intelligence from one of the ground zeroes of the housing market: Florida. Paul Miller of FBR published some financial “ramblings” (his word not mine) on a recent trip to Florida’s West Coast.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Fossil and Newmont Mining popped while China Mobile and Fifth Third Bancorp dropped.

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    Qualifying rounds - Final: After a week of ups and downs, we are now up to the medal round.  The playing field has been narrowed from twenty countries to ten.  And the winners are...

  • Philip Duff of Duff Capital Advisors offers CNBC the hedge-fund view of where Merrill Lynch, regional banks, the markets and oil are headed.

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    In an election year, there is a lot of talk about flip flops.  If you want to see some real reversals, take a look at the markets.  Energy, which is the leading sector over the past six months, is now the worst performing sector while Financials have moved from the cellar to the penthouse in the same period.

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    The Dow closed with triple digit gains on Tuesday largely due to a $3 slide in oil and the positive sentiment created by bank earnings. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Fifth Third Bancorp, a large Midwest bank, on Tuesday posted a second-quarter loss due to rising charges related to the tax treatment of leveraged leases and higher credit costs.

  • Is there any doubt that big-cap financials are the key to this market? What's worked for two months? Sell the rally in financials. This is crunch time for the two-day rally...and not surprisingly, they are pushing the old trade hard today.

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    U.S. banks will unleash a tide of poor quarterly results over the next two weeks, yet investors may choose to focus instead on when a recovery might be at hand and how much more capital raising and dividend cutting will be needed to achieve it.

  • Some traders are also turning bullish. John Mendelson of the Stanford Group issued a buy signal late in the day; traders tell me it was his 3rd buy signal in 5 years, and the prior two calls were very good.

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  • These names are going down, so steer clear.

  • Stocks bobbed up and down Thursday, struggling to hold onto gains, as investors weighed oil's retreat against a dismal manufacturing reading and a fresh wave of concern about banks.  Oil slipped nearly $5, settling at $131.93 a barrel.

  • Not only did BB&T rally into positive territory (it was down almost 10 percent), but other regional banks like Suntrust also rallied modestly. Why? Because shorts keep pressing these names under the theory that many will follow KeyCorp and Fifth Third and cut the dividend; 

  • Stocks wavered Thursday after a dismal manufacturing reading and a slew of analyst downgrades.