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  • What the Pros Say About Obama's Victory Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 11:05 AM ET

    Barack Obama claimed a decisive victory in Tuesday's presidential election, and CNBC asked some big-name financial experts what this means for the market and the economy.

  • Obama's 1st Move Should Be to Save Autos: Ross Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 7:38 AM ET

    The obvious and easy first move for President-Elect Barack Obama is to put some money into the automobile industry to save a large number of jobs, financier Wilbur Ross said Wednesday.

  • Naming Treasury Secretary Is Top Priority: Ross Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 7:55 AM ET

    The first priority of America's president-elect should be the appointment of a treasury secretary, and New York Federal Reserve President Timothy Geithner is a likely candidate, financier Wilbur Ross said Tuesday.

  • World Recession Gloom Builds, Australia Cuts Rates Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | 12:57 AM ET
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    Australia slashed interest rates Tuesday, presaging cuts expected in Europe later this week in the face of mounting evidence that the global financial crisis has already pushed much of the world into a damaging recession.

  • Market On Hold Before Election Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 6:14 PM ET
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    Stocks ended little changed on Monday with investors unwilling to place significant bets ahead of the presidential election.

  • Stocks Start November With Barely a Flutter Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks were mixed Monday as investors digested a mixed bag of economic data and marched in place ahead of Tuesday's presidential election.

  • Election Keeps Stocks on Hold; Chips Rise Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 3:36 PM ET

    Stocks were mixed Monday as investors digested a mixed bag of economic data and marched in place ahead of Tuesday's presidential election.

  • No Enthusiasm For A Major Rally Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 9:15 AM ET

    The search for the elusive bottom continues, but stability is foremost on everyone's mind. That's what we have been getting for the past couple days, and into this morning: the S&P 500 has swung in a roughly 10-point range this morning, downright quiet compared to the prior two months.

  • Toyota: Are They Ready To Be Number One? Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 9:08 AM ET
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    Later today we'll find out if Toyota passes up GM in October auto sales to become the first foreign auto maker to lead the U.S. in monthly auto sales. If it happens, it would be a watershed moment in the auto industry and in American business.

  • Stocks End Crazy Month on High Note Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 8:47 AM ET

    Stocks pulled off a second straight day of gains, capping the market's worst month in a decade.

  • Week Ahead: November More Sober Than Wild October Sunday, 2 Nov 2008 | 10:03 AM ET

    Stocks will be volatile but a little calmer in November after the brutally wild weeks of October. The presidential election should give the market a bounce in the week ahead, but the focus will quickly shift back to the economy.

  • Game Plan: Why the U.S. Still Needs Help Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

    If Europe, Britain and China don't cut interest rates, we could be in some real trouble.

  • Pops & Drops: General Motors, Citigroup... Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 7:05 PM ET

    We’re doing something a little different here. Following are the month’s biggest losers. Find out which stocks were really roughed up during October!

  • Stocks End Black October On High Note Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 6:28 PM ET
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    Stocks ended one of their worst months ever on a high note as signs of further thawing in credit markets lifted battered shares.

  • Stocks May End Crazy Month on High Note Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 3:39 PM ET

    U.S. stocks advanced Friday afternoon as investors shrugged off the worst drop in consumer sentiment on record and the first drop in personal spending in two years, putting the market on track to end this mad month on a high note.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed; Intel Drags on Techs Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 1:32 PM ET

    U.S. stocks turned mixed Friday after one report showed consumer sentiment held steady this month and another showed personal spending fell for the first time in two years.

  • 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

  • Charlie Brown

    Rick Wagoner meet Charlie Brown. GM's Chairman and CEO now knows how the cartoon character felt getting a box of rocks for Halloween. It looks like Washington/Bush Administration is saying "no thanks" to providing the money needed to make a GM/Chrysler merger happen

  • Nissan, Suzuki Slash Forecasts as Auto Gloom Deepens Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 7:15 AM ET
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    Nissan Motor and Suzuki Motor capped a turbulent week for automakers everywhere with their own profit warnings on Friday, as executives predicted a rough ride for the foreseeable future.

  • Dow Jumps Nearly 200 in Another Photo Finish Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 5:11 PM ET

    U.S. stocks had another wild swing in the final 15 minutes of trading that pumped up the Dow from a gain of about 50 points to nearly 200 points as traders largely shrugged off this morning's GDP report that showed the economy is shrinking.