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  • Pros Say: Markets in 'Bottoming Process' Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 6:15 PM ET

    Tuesday: President Obama signed the $787 billion economic stimulus bill into law, as governments around the world consider their own actions. But global markets plunged on fears of a deepening recession; Chrysler asked the U.S. for $2 billion more in loans and General Motors is widely expected to follow suit. Investors are fleeing to bonds and gold-backed securities. CNBC heard from experts who warned that the March "bear market bull" won't happen — but that we are, indeed, in a "bottoming process."

  • Dow Nears 5 1/2 Year Low Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 6:04 PM ET
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    The Dow slid within striking distance of its bear-market low on Tuesday, despite the fact that President Obama signed the economic stimulus into law. What went wrong?

  • Dow Ends Within a Point of November Low Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 5:26 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled to November levels Tuesday as investors faced a fresh sign of the deepening recession and dilution worries gnawed at bank stocks. Wal-Mart was the lone gainer on the Dow after the retail giant beat earnings expectations.

  • Trading Today: Anxiety But No Panic Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 4:18 PM ET

    We have seen these days often in the past month. Stocks start lower on heavy volume (it looked like we might do 2 billion shares at the NYSE at the open), but very quickly the selling pressure eased, and an old-fashioned buyers strike ensued.

  • Major Indices Approach their November 20th Lows Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 3:07 PM ET

    As we are getting close to the November 2008 lows, here are some key dates for for each of the major indices, both on a closing and intraday basis.

  • Bankruptcy Threat Is Necessary: Auto Nation CEO Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 10:12 AM ET

    The threat of  a government-backed bankruptcy is necessary to drive a "breakthrough," structural change for the auto industry, said Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 9:50 AM ET
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    Another round of layoffs was announced on Tuesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.

  • Now Boarding: The Flight To Safety Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    Futures are down in the U.S., European banks are weak in Europe, bonds are up, and gold and other precious metals are rallying; gold at $966 this morning is continuing its slow march to $1,000 an ounce. It briefly climbed over $1,000 in March of 2008

  • Can GM/Chrysler Pass Their Mid-Terms? Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 9:15 AM ET
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    Remember in college when you had to turn in that mid-term exam? Today, GM and Chrysler face their own mid-terms of sorts, but with a big difference.

  • Futures Slide After NY Fed Report Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 9:05 AM ET

    Futures tumbled Tuesday as a sharp drop in New York manufacturing activity exacerbated worries about the deepening recession.

  • Does the US Make Anything Anymore? Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 5:23 AM ET
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    It may seem like the country that used to make everything is on the brink of making nothing.

  • Game Plan: A Big Swing and a Miss for U.S. Stimulus Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 8:59 PM ET

    Hey, China got it right. Why couldn't we?

  • Web Extra: Fast & Furious Trades For Tuesday Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 6:26 PM ET
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    In this Web Extra, the traders talk market moving events in the week ahead including -- GM and Chrysler's viability plans, Obama's strategy for reducing foreclosures, Wal-Mart earnings and more!

  • Stocks Lose 5% for Week as Banks Slide Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 5:21 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply in the final minutes of trading as investors continued to pound bank stocks. All three major indexes were trapped in a yo-yo pattern today, pulled by gains in techs and losses in banks.

  • Stocks Rebound as Investors Load Up on Chips Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 10:47 AM ET

    Stocks opened slightly lower Friday, led by banks after British bank Lloyds posted a bigger-than-expected losses.

  • Toyota And Nissan Hit The Brakes Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 8:53 AM ET
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    When Toyota and Nissan both forecast full year losses within the last week, you knew it was only a matter of time before both companies took steps to limit their mounting losses.

  • Pops & Drops: Continental Airlines, Viacom... Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 6:38 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Continental Airlines and Viacom popped while Harley-Davidson and Capital One dropped.

  • Stocks Claw Back as Market Cheers Details Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 4:37 PM ET

    Stocks staged a comeback in the final hour of trading Thursday following news that the Obama administration is mulling a new plan to subsidize mortgage payments for homeowners in jeopardy. In other words, the market finally got what Treasury Secretary Geithner failed to deliver: Details.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 12:24 PM ET
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    Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 12:08 PM ET
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    The pace of corporate layoffs picked up sharply in January 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.