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    The S&P 500 rose on Friday after the U.S. government said it would throw a $17.4 billion lifeline to automakers grappling with falling consumer demand.

  • The stock market ended both the day and the week essentially flat, with the twin stimuli of interest rate cuts and an automaker bailout unable to overcome a weakening economy and pessimism about the future of the banking system.

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    The Bush Administration's plan to use TARP funding to aid the auto industry and Treasury Secretary Paulson’s decision to seek the remaining $350 billion generated more confusion and concern.

  • Standard & Poor's lowered the credit ratings and outlooks for 12 major U.S. and European banks Friday, including Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, citing increasing industry risk and a deepening economic slowdown.

  • Stocks advanced Friday after Bush announced details of a rescue plan for auto makers.

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    It may be the season to be wealthy — at least on Wall Street, where banks are awarding annual bonuses despite a growing outcry over pay, the New York Times reported.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a cautiously higher open for Wall Street Friday as troubled automakers reportedly are close to an emergency loan deal.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as worries about General Electric's credit and the fate of the auto industry weighed on the market.

  • U.S. stock index futures were mixed Thursday as the possibilty of global interest rates at zero increased and deals both broke down and reemerged.

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    Homeowners around the country are scrambling to refinance their mortgages at the lowest rates since the early 1960s.

  • We finished the day down, but these two guys were responsible for much of the trading session’s strength, Cramer says.

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    The Dow fell on Wednesday as investors continued to digest whether the Fed had any more ammunition left after its bold move on Tuesday...

  • The Fed chief finally took the action Tuesday that Cramer's been demanding for nearly 18 months.

  • The Fed's historic assault on the financial crises cheered stock investors Tuesday and could carry the market higher Wednesday.

  • Some of the bad news Tuesday was "less worse" than many feared: Goldman Sachs reported its first quarterly loss since going public — but the $2.1 billion loss was much narrower than many had feared and Goldman shares rose as much as 11 percent. Stocks soared on the Federal Reserve rate-cut decision and options trading looks bullish on Boeing. CNBC heard from experts who predict a massive OPEC cut and more Fed moves to come.

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    The Dow soared higher on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve rewrote its playbook by slashing borrowing costs to a record low, even zero...

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    Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb became the latest big company to announce layoffs, saying it will eliminate another 10 percent of its work force through 2010.

  • Stocks shot up Tuesday after the Federal Reserve dramatically cut interest rates.

  • Stocks shot up Tuesday after the Federal Reserve dramatically cut interest rates.

  • In the boring world of Fed statements, this one was an eye-opener, indeed potentially historic. It was different in tone AND content from other Fed statements. How different? Traders on the floor looked a bit confused as they tried to parse through a lot of headlines that sounded very different from previous statements.