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  • In the past we've had some harsh words about Tim Geithner, the President of the New York Fed and now Barack Obama's choice to head the treasury department. As Jim said on tonight's show, however, we're going to keep an open mind and give Geithner a chance. Jim predicted Geithner would get tapped for Treasury, and though we had hoped for someone else, we're giving Geithner the benefit of the doubt.

  • President-elect Barack Obama is moving to fill what Wall Street has been fearing was a dangerous "void." NBC News reports that the president-elect will name the New York Fed's Tim Geithner to the post of Treasury Secretary and name other members of his economic

  • Citigroup's Ills May Signal Market Isn't Near Bottom Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 2:36 PM ET

    With speculation mounting over Citigroup's future, investment pros are worried that the stock market is not nearing a bottom—but is ready to fall further.

  • Layoffs, Once a Boon to Stock Prices, Now a Burden Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 2:09 PM ET

    Back when things made sense in the stock market, a company announcing layoffs would be greeted as a positive sign that it was shoring up its bottom line.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to make a new $300 million investment in USG Corporation, sending shares soaring for the big Chicago-based building materials maker.  But USG will be paying a high interest rate for Buffett's "expression of confidence."

  • Citigroup's Pandit: We Will Not Sell Smith Barney Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 10:25 AM ET
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    Citigroup CEO Vikrum Pandit said Friday that he would like to keep the company together and does not wish to spin off its Smith Barney brokerage.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • Not all energy Master Limited Partnerships are created equal. Jim Cramer breaks down the crucial differences and warns the savvy investor to stay away from the riskier offerings.

  • Cramer's New 'New Deal' Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 8:21 PM ET

    After lobbying President-elect Obama to be appointed Treasury Secretary, SEC Chairman, and Fed Chairman, Cramer offers his eight point, tough-love plan to restore the American Economy.

  • Citigroup May Seek Merger as Stock Plunges Further Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 6:49 PM ET
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    Citigroup, trying to arrest the sharp slide in its stock price, may look for a possible merger partner or take other steps to raise cash, senior officials told CNBC.

  • Epicenter Of The Sell-Off: Citigroup Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 6:11 PM ET

    What’s the old tag line. The Citi never sleeps. Well the stock is certainly keeping investors up nights!

  • S&P Plunges To 11-Year Low Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 5:53 PM ET

    Stocks plunged yet again on Thursday, sending the S&P 500 to its lowest level since 1997 – and completely erasing more than a decade of stock market gains.

  • Why This Was A Different Sell-Off Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 5:01 PM ET

    Volume was heavier; instead of a low volume, high volatility sell-off, this was an old fashioned high volume, high volatility sell-off; in other words, sellers materialized.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Thursday, 20 Nov 2008 | 3:22 PM ET

    The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • Market Condition: Critical! Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 10:38 PM ET

    You could hear the screams on Wall Street (and perhaps a few sighs of relief that the bloodletting was over -- for today at least) when the Dow closed down 427 points -- to a level BELOW 8,000 for the first time in over five years. The market's in "critical condition," says Cramer, and likens it to a "hospital emergency room."

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fell just over 12 percent on Wall Street today (Wednesday), its biggest one-day percentage drop since 1987's 'Black Monday' over 21 years ago.  It appears some of the Oracle's followers are losing the faith.

  • Caution: Falling Prices Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 6:07 PM ET

    First the good news. It looks like inflation is under control. Now the bad news…

  • Stocks Plunge to 5 1/2 Year Lows Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 5:48 PM ET

    The Dow tumbled on Wednesday closing below the psychologically important 8,000 level for the first time since March 2003.

  • Warren Buffett poses for a photo with girl scout Molly Maloy of Omaha, holding his bill-fold, at a Dairy Queen in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, July 1, 2008. Buffett said Tuesday he was blown away by the $2.1 million that Zhao Danyang bid to win the charity auction lunch with him, that benefits San Francisco's Glide Foundation. But Buffett said the size of Zhao's bid doesn't necessarily mean the lunch will last longer than the usual three hours he spends with auction winners.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)Harnik

    Warren Buffett drives a hard bargain. When he invests billions in a company, he can generally get a better deal than the rest of us.  Now SmartMoney columnist James B. Stewart writes about "a rare opportunity to invest on terms that may be even better than Mr. Buffett got" for his $5 billion infusion into Goldman Sachs.

  • Wall Street Firms Pressured to Forego 2008 Bonuses Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 | 3:25 PM ET

    The New York Attorney General's office is negotiating with top Wall Street firms that received federal bailout money to forego executive bonuses this year, sources close to the attorney general told CNBC.