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  • Wall Street's wild ride promises to continue as Congress wrangles over details of a financial markets bailout, and investors assess the government-brokered deal for Washington Mutual.

  • Melissa Lee sits in for Maria Bartiromo, discussing Thursday's top business and financial stories -- and looking ahead to Friday's events.

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    In this Web Extra Pete Najarian reveals why he’s keeping a close eye on emerging markets. Also the traders talk GE.

  • Stocks logged a 200-point gain amid news that lawmakers are close to reaching an agreement on a Wall Street bailout.

  • Our parent company, GEspacer, held up well despite reducing earnings estimates for the third quarter. Two pieces of good news: 1) Standard and Poor's affirmed the company's ratings, and 2) GE is making efforts to reduce leverage and diversify its funding strategy for GE Capital.

  • Stocks shot up after a report that lawmakers are very close to reaching an agreement on a Wall Street bailout.

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    I want to keep you all up with the latest action in Washington regarding protecting your savings. I taped a recent appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show on the morning of Thursday Sept. 18, right in the midst of much market turmoil. On the show I told you all that money market funds you buy through brokerages and mutual fund companies are not insured the same as money market accounts that you buy at an FDIC-insured bank.

  • At least one company will benefit greatly if Paulson's plan is passed.

  • There will be a bill (it may get sealed in the White House at the meeting with the President this afternoon), but it may be so burdened with "equity protection" (read: back-door ownership) and "phase-ins" (read: we ain't giving you all the money now) that the Street will argue it will limit participation in the plan.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday amid hopes that a bailout will get passed this week. However, gains were curbed by worries about General Electric's lowered outlook and misses in two key economic stats.

  • Traders are passing around this document which purportedly lifts the ban on short selling in Russia. Those who are adamantly opposed to a blanket ban on short selling are claiming this makes Russia more of a capitalist country than we are.

  • Options traders have been bracing themselves for bad news from some of Wall Street's most reliable companies, said Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers.

  • Stocks opened higher Thursday amid hopes that a bailout will get passed today. However, gains were curbed by worries about General Electric's lowered outlook and misses in two key economic stats.

  • Futures cut their gains in half after two economic reports — jobless claims and durable-goods orders — missed their targets and General Electric lowered its outlook. But they still pointed to a higher open for Wall Street as hopes for progress on the government's proposed bailout for the financial system grew, despite uncertainty about how the $700 billion plan would work.

  • Stock futures rose this morning as Rep. Paul Kanjorski said on our air that the bailout bill is "almost a done deal."

  • Former General Electric Chairman and Chief Executive Jack Welch appaulded the company's decision to suspend its stock buyback plan in order to maintain its "AAA" credit rating.

  • That's what Mr. Bernanke said to Senator Schumer, who has been pressing both Mr. Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Paulson for some agreement that would provide a lesser amount (say $150 billion) initially, and then have the next administration vote on providing more funds.

  • Stocks fell more than 1 percent amid anxiety about the Wall Street bailout plan. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.

  • Stocks declined as investors digested what's going on at the congressional hearings on the bailout. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.

  • Stocks declined as investors digested what's going on at the congressional hearings on the bailout. Lowered analyst outlooks dragged on General Electric and bank stocks.