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  • Techs, Financials Lead Rally; HP Skids Monday, 12 May 2008 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks started the week off higher, led by financials and technology stocks. RIMM and MBIA rose, while HP declined.

  • Stocks Advance; MBIA, RIMM Jump Monday, 12 May 2008 | 2:22 PM ET

    Stocks started the week off higher as the dollar rose to a two-month high and oil receded. MBIA bounced despite reporting an astouding quarterly loss.

  • HSBC Earnings, Bad Debts Rise Monday, 12 May 2008 | 12:07 PM ET

    HSBC writes down $3.2 billion in bad debt and says 5% of US mortages are 2-months or more overdue. But profit, shares rise.

  • HSBC: The World’s Local Bank? Friday, 9 May 2008 | 1:15 PM ET

    The global imbalances story is well documented. The spend thrift United States has borrowed trillions at a government and consumer level whilst cash rich economies in Asia and the Middle East have been more than willing to fund the spending spree

  • UK's First Direct Withdraws New Mortgages Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 7:46 AM ET

    British bank First Direct has withdrawn mortgages for new customers to clear a backlog after people flocked to its relatively cheap rates as other lenders raised rates due to the credit crunch.

  • HSBC Eyes US Acquisitions Amid Subprime Woes Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 3:51 AM ET

    HSBC Holdings, Europe's largest lender, may make acquisitions in the United States and has no plans to pull out of that market despite the subprime mortgage woes, the South China Morning Post reports.

  • HSBC Shares Jump on BoCom Stake Increase Option Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 1:12 PM ET

    Shares in HSBC jumped on Monday after reports the global lender will try to raise its stake in China's fifth-largest lender, a move that would be further evidence of its shift to Asian markets.

  • HSBC, KEB Win Antitrust Approval, Hurdles Remain Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 11:31 PM ET

    South Korea's corporate watchdog, the Fair Trade Commission, approved HSBC Holdings'planned acquisition of Korea Exchange Bank, saying the merger would not hurt marketcompetition. Lone Star Funds signed an agreement to sell its 51% stake in  KEB to HSBC Holdings for over $6.3 billion last year.

  • Stocks On The Move: HSBC, Supervalu... Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 6:55 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of HSBC (HBC) and Supervalu (SVU) popped while Google (GOOG) and LDK Solar (LDK) dropped.

  • Stocks Finish Mixed After Volatile Session Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 5:22 PM ET

    Stocks recovered from earlier losses to finish flat Monday in a volatile session riddled with weak economic data, big auto-sales declines and concerns about more fallout from the housing slump.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed After Ford Sales Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 12:54 PM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Monday after Ford turned in better-than-expected sales results and announced layoffs.

  • HSBC Sees Higher Profit Despite Bad Debt In US Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 12:45 PM ET

    HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, said its profit rose 10 percent last year as strong business in Asia and emerging markets offset bad debts in the U.S.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed After ISM Report Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 10:20 AM ET

    Wall Street looks set to start the week in negative territory as stock index futures pointed lower on renewed fears for the fate of the economy.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Dow's Worst Week Since 2003 Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 6:23 PM ET

    The Dow ended a dismal week lower on Friday as investors grappled with anxiety about the broader economy. Here's the word on the Street.

  • First Anniversary of the Subprime Meltdown Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    Today is the one year anniversary of HSBC's first subprime meltdown related write-down.  HSBC was amongst the first to actually increase write offs due to the subprime mess.  Here are some stats comparing today to one year ago...

  • Stimulus Plan Votes: Will They Help Stocks Today? Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 11:46 AM ET

    Stock prices are a bit squishy this morning. There is little on the data front, with wholesale trade at 10 a.m. the only number to watch today. Congressional votes late yesterday approving an economic stimulus plan should be a psychological boost.

  • SocGen Shares Jump on HSBC Bid Speculation Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 12:32 PM ET

    Shares in Societe Generale jumped more than 6 percent Wednesday on market speculation that major bank HSBC was making a bid for the French bank.

  • SocGen: A Very French Solution Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 5:49 AM ET

    It is a feature of French business life that politicians feel they should comment widely on and influence the outcome of corporate decisions. This time they should butt out.

  • Bankers Looking For Money Not Deals This Year Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 10:33 AM ET
    World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

    Crisis counselling will replace cosy dealmaking at the business and political summit in Davos this year as bankers face a market slump that has aggravated the worst conditions in generations.