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  • 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?

  • Maria Bartiromo discusses Wednesday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow.

  • Stocks looked set to go three for three, opening lower once again as doubt about the effectiveness of government intervention seeped deeper into the market. The Dow fell nearly 200 points, or 2 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

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    Democratic congressional leaders plan to begin work next week on a financial bailout for the troubled U.S. auto industry.

  • Here are some hard numbers on what could happen if the Big Three go under.

  • About 45 minutes before Fast Money was set to begin last night, we started to get some headlines from Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein...

  • Stocks looked set to go three for three, opening lower once again as doubt about the effectiveness of government intervention seeped deeper into the market. The Dow fell nearly 200 points, or 2 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

  • Stocks looked set to go three for three, opening lower once again as doubt about the effectiveness of government intervention seeped deeper into the market. The Dow fell nearly 200 points, or 2 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

  • The joke on the Street this morning is that Starbucks wants to be part of the TARP—that Peolosi and company thinks everyone needs a $5 latte in this economy

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    With all the talk about bailing out Detroit's auto makers, there is one part of the equation people seem to gloss over. What will it take to get people buying cars/trucks/SUVs again?

  • Stock index futures indicated another down day for Wall Street, as investors doubted whether government intervention would alleviate economic turmoil.

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    Goldman Sachs added to its late-day rally after the bell as CEO Lloyd Blankfein addressed a Maryland financial conference. Are shares at a level worth owning?

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    The US government could be entering a bottomless pit of bailouts if it starts propping up failing companies outside the financial sector—including the struggling auto industry, economists say.

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    The push for an auto industry bailout gained momentum as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would bring the House back next week to approve "emergency and limited financial assistance" for the battered industry.

  • Stocks fell to their lowest levels in two weeks as worries about a global slowdown spooked the market.

  • Housing got a big boost Tuesday, but Cramer doesn't want anyone forgetting about the ailing autos sector.

  • Stocks continued to slide Tuesday as the positive effect of China's stimulus package gave way to renewed fears about the strength of the global economy.

  • Stocks rallied (though they are now off their highs), largely on the Fannie Mae announcement on mortgage forbearance. Though it was leaked a few hours ago, it was only known that an announcement would be made today shortly before the 2 PM conference.

  • The automotive industry is pushing for an emergency government loan of at least $25 billion to fend off a cash crunch. This so-called bridge loan would be in addition to a $25 billion loan Congress approved in September for the industry. CNBC asked the insiders to weigh in.

  • Dollar and Euro

    The U.S. dollar rallied to a two-week high against a basket of currencies Tuesday as worries about a deteriorating global economy prompted investors to shun riskier assets and flock to the safety of the greenback.