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  • Dow Logs Biggest One-Day Point Gain Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever with one of their best performances in history as investors cheered a global cash infusion designed to unthaw the credit market and avoid a global meltdown.  The Dow gained more than 900 points, its biggest one-day point gain ever.

  • Dow on Track for Biggest Point Gain Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever as investors cheered a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up nearly 500 points, or more than 5.5 percent.

  • CEO's: Really, Nothing To Fear? Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 1:13 PM ET

    It's hell being a CEO or CFO these days. Well, try blogging. No sooner do I write something than it becomes outdated. So I'm going to blog about last week in hopes that history doesn't rewrite itself overnight.

  • Dow and S&P on Track for Biggest Point Gains Ever Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 11:47 AM ET

    As of 3:30 the Dow was up over 700 points and the S&P was up over 85.  If they hold onto these gains, we will witness the biggest one day point gains ever.

  • Dow Bounces 400 Points After Cash Infusion Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 10:34 AM ET

    Stocks rallied at the opening bell Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up about 400 points, or 5 percent, within the first few minutes of  trading.

  • Already Seeing Selling Into The Rally Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 10:26 AM ET

    Stock traders for the first time are openly asserting that a bottom has been put in. Concerns about global bank failures and meltdowns are receding as global finance ministers are now coordinating their efforts.

  • When Will the Markets Calm Down? Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:46 AM ET

    As the markets come off one of their worst weeks ever, the CBOE Volatility Index has surged to record levels.  When will things settle down?

  • Bailouts, Cash Push up Futures Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set to rally Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown.

  • GM, Chrysler, Ford: What Is It They Really Want? Monday, 13 Oct 2008 | 9:20 AM ET
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    After a few days of tracking the latest talks between GM and Chrysler, I'm more convinced than ever before that these two companies will not merge. It's an idea that ultimately creates more headaches than solutions for GM.

  • GM Held Talks With Ford Before Turning to Chrysler Saturday, 11 Oct 2008 | 7:10 PM ET
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    Before General Motors began exploring a possible merger with Chrysler — talks that first came to light on Friday — G.M. proposed a similar deal with its other cross-town rival, the Ford Motor Company, two people with knowledge of the talks said Saturday.

  • Cramer: What’s the Worst-Case Scenario? Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 9:44 PM ET

    Does the year 1929 mean anything to you?

  • GM: Why It WON'T Have Its Day In Bankruptcy Court Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 1:59 PM ET
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    If you think GM is just a short drive from steering into bankruptcy, think again. This morning, while everyone says this company is on the verge of collapsing, a GM spokeswoman emphatically said "NO!"

  • Ford: Not Mulling Bankruptcy; CFO Retires Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | 1:36 PM ET
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    Ford Motor is not considering bankruptcy protection as an option, CNBC reported Friday, citing company executives. The unidentified Ford executives said bankruptcy is not even under discussion, and that the company has sufficient liquidity.

  • Traders are in agreement on two points: 1) We are not trading on fundamentals. Forced selling is causing many stocks to trade well below fundamental values; 2) traders do not have faith in 2009 earnings projections, which is making it difficult to value stocks.

  • Cascading Crash: Dow Falls Almost 700 Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 6:34 PM ET

    Stocks fell for a seventh straight session on Thursday as investors worried recent moves by authorities worldwide to thaw frozen credit markets might not be enough.

  • Major Indices Set Record Losses Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 5:12 PM ET

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average has tumbled 2,272 points in the last seven trading sessions. Ironically, today marks the one year anniversary of the market peak for the Dow and S&P 500. Here is where the markets stand during this historic times.

  • Uncertainly In Credit Markets Just One Of Key Issues Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 4:50 PM ET

    The issues are: 1) forced selling & redemptions in the last hour 2) continuing uncertainty in credit markets

  • Stocks Stomped in Financial Freefall Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 4:28 PM ET
    WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stocks opened aggressively higher Thursday as Wall Street sought to break a dismal six-day losing streak.

  • GM Hit By Ratings Warning, European Sales Drop Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    General Motors' shares hit their lowest level in almost 60 years as the U.S. automaker said its year-to-date sales in Europe slid almost 2 percent.

  • What Will Stop The Selling? Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 3:47 PM ET

    The stock market free fall is happening with such speed it's extraordinary. With the Dow now dipping below 9,000 when on earth will the selling stop?