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  • Stocks Bounce Back as Banks Soar Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 9:39 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Wednesday as investors hope President Barack Obama's economic team will bring clarity to the markets.

  • Away From The Financials - Some Hope Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 9:25 AM ET

    While guidance from financials is generally downbeat again, there are a few outliers reporting good results outside of the banks.

  • Futures Rebound after Inauguration Day Beating Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 8:04 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street Wednesday as investors hope President Barack Obama's economic team will bring clarity to the markets.

  • Pops & Drops: Newmont Mining, Altria... Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 6:11 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Newmont Mining and Altria popped while The New York Times and Palm dropped.

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    Download a PDF transcript of Warren Buffett and Tom Brokaw's complete interview focusing on Barack Obama for Dateline NBC.

  • This Inauguration's Multi-Media Reach Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 2:11 PM ET
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  • Layoffs Keep Growing—Is Your Firm On the List? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 10:35 AM ET
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    Even on Inauguration Day, companies continued to announce layoffs, reinforcing the  challenges facing Barack Obama.

  • UPDATED WITH VIDEO CLIPS.  Dateline NBC aired portions last night (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw.  Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months.   The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad.  This is the second part of the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • UPDATED WITH VIDEO CLIPS.  Dateline NBC aired portions last night (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw.  Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months.   The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad.  This is the first part of the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • Dateline NBC aired portions tonight (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw. Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months. The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad. This is the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • Week Ahead: Obama Rally or Earnings Distress? Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | 12:12 PM ET
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    Stocks will struggle with a heavy dose of bad earnings news that could dash investor hopes for an Obama rally in the week ahead.

  • Stocks End Crazy Week on Up Note Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 6:20 PM ET

    Stocks ended a dismal week on an up note as investors took some defensive positions in stocks like McDonald's amid nagging worries about the health of banks.

  • Layoffs Picking Up Speed—Is Your Firm On the List? Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 3:44 PM ET
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    Corporate layoffs have soared since New Year's. On Friday alone, GE, Pfizer, AMD, Wellpoint and Hertz announced big cuts.

  • A Chilly Market At Sundance? Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 9:42 AM ET
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    This week the 25th annual Sundance film festival kicks off in Park City, Utah. But thanks to the economic downturn and the fact that last year's pricey Sundance purchases bombed at the box office, this year is going to be looking a bit chilly.

  • Steve Jobs—Entertainment Industry Impact Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 2:56 PM ET

    Steve Jobs is so much more than Apple's CEO. He's also been Disney's largest shareholder, since he sold his wildly successful Pixar to Disney in 2006. But Jobs' real impact in the entertainment business is his innovation in content distribution

  • Stock Picker: Buy This Diversified Portfolio (Pt. 1) Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 11:00 AM ET

    An investment strategy in a single word? Edward Lewis of Atlantic Equities thinks the word is "diversity." "I wouldn't be putting (my money) in one sector," Lewis told CNBC. "My concern is that visibility is very tough."

  • Stock Picker: Buy This Diversified Portfolio (Pt. 2) Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 10:59 AM ET

    An investment strategy in a single word? Edward Lewis of Atlantic Equities thinks the word is "diversity." "I wouldn't be putting (my money) in one sector," Lewis told CNBC. "My concern is that visibility is very tough."

  • Dow Falls A Fifth Day Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 6:41 PM ET
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    The Dow fell for the fifth straight day on Tuesday as investors fretted over what many expect will be a gloomy earnings season.

  • Dow Falls for 5th Day Amid Earnings Gloom Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 4:56 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed Tuesday as tech and oil stocks were buoyed by bargain hunting, but the undercurrent of earnings worry took down the Dow.

  • Tuesday's Midday Bounce Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 3:09 PM ET

    Stocks have rallied off their lows late in the day, partly on word that Senate Majority Leader Reid believes he has the necessary votes to approve the additional $350 billion of the TARP plan.