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  • Biggest Companies on the S&P - Changing Landscape Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | 9:00 AM ET

    As the market turmoil continues, companies that once sat at the top of the S&P 500 find themselves falling further and further down the list.

  • Options Action: Volatility Rises for GE Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | 7:39 AM ET

    Options traders seem to think General Electric is in for some turbulent times, according to one options analyst.

  • Remember that huge congressional swing-out two months ago over the Treasury’s request for $700 billion to purchase at auction a bunch of toxic assets that no one wanted to buy?

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    Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway have closed at a two-year low.  The Class A stock fell 3.2 percent to finish the day (Wednesday) at $103,333 each. It's the lowest closing price since October 27, 2006.  CNBC's David Faber has been hearing that some investors are shorting the stock in the wake of Berkshire's earnings report.

  • GE Capital Approved for FDIC Liquidity Program Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | 4:35 PM ET

    GE Capital said it received approval for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's temporary liquidity guarantee program under which the government guarantees certain banking debt.

  • New Lows? We've Found Them Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | 4:07 PM ET

    The NASDAQ broke the old closing low of 1505.90. We did not break the old closing low of 848.92 on the S&P set on October 27th, but we are very close. Let's not quibble.

  • Scared of Stocks? Try These Bond Picks Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | 5:30 AM ET

    Investors should look to short-term bonds in General Electric, Royal Bank of Scotland and Daimler, Louis Gargour, chief investment officer from LNG Capital, told CNBC.

  • Hulu's Online Video Explosion Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 3:50 PM ET

    Hulu is the seventh largest site when it comes to total video streams, but unlike YouTube, Hulu is focused exclusively on professionally created TV shows and movies and distributing them to consumers with the ease and accessibility of channel surfing on your TV.

  • YouTube Posting Full Length MGM Films, TV Shows Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 12:20 PM ET

    YouTube has been working to define itself not just as a destination for home videos, but also the go-to site for professionally-created TV shows and movies.

  • Stocks Burst With Election Relief; VIX Falls Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 5:13 PM ET

    Stocks popped like a champagne cork Tuesday as Wall Street breathed a gigantic sigh of relief that the presidential election — and the uncertainty that comes with it — is almost over.

  • Stocks Get Election Boost; Financials Surge Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 4:19 PM ET

    Stocks staged an impressive Election Day rally as hopes for change lifted the market and Mastercard led gains by a raft of financial-related stocks.

  • Stocks Get Election Boost; Financials Surge Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 3:10 PM ET

    Stocks staged an impressive Election Day rally as hopes for change lifted the market and MasterCard led gains by a raft of financial-related stocks.

  • Global Stocks Stage Rally As US Votes for President Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 11:45 AM ET
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    Global stock markets rose to a two-week high as investors around the world focused on the US presidential election.

  • Amid Turmoil, Corporate Giving Seen Steady in 2009 Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 11:16 AM ET
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    Requests for help from top U.S. corporate charities has risen sharply, but spending in 2009 by some of America's largest foundations is likely to be flat as the companies behind them weather the global financial crisis.

  • GE Open to Using Bailout Money For Lending Arm Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 10:52 AM ET

    General Electric does not expect the Treasury Department to offer to invest funds from a $700 billion fund to bail out the financial industry in its GE Capital arm, but would listen to a proposal if one were made, a GE  spokesman said Tuesday.

  • Prep Your Portfolio For Next Week Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 1:18 PM ET

    Greg Estes, portfolio manager at Intrepid Capital Funds and Alan Vales, vice president at Hillard Lyons named some stocks to help investors build and strengthen their portfolios for next week’s trading.

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    There are only a handful of billionaires around the world who are playing in Warren Buffett's league. Mexico's Carlos Slim is one of them.  In a very rare on-camera interview with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Slim talks about Buffett and his two recent multi-billion dollar investments in Goldman Sachs and General Electric.

  • Layoffs: Which Way Does A Company Cut? Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 10:09 AM ET
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    A friend of a friend, who happens to be a senior executive at a New York based media conglom, was lamenting this recently as he braced for another big RIF (reduction in force) at his company

  • Three Reasons Why Stocks Have Become So Volatile Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 4:16 PM ET
    Traders at SIG Specialists trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange talk among themselves shortly after the opening bell Monday, April 18, 2005, in New York.  Stocks regained some stability Monday following a three-day selloff as strong first-quarter earnings and a pair of merger announcements lent some support to a market battered by worries about economic growth.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    When volume is light—as it typically is in bear markets—the actions of a relatively small number of investors can have a profound impact on stock prices.

  • When are Markets Most Volatile? Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 12:55 PM ET

    We have seen some amazing swings in the Dow over the past month but is there a pattern here?