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The Dow surged higher on Thursday on optimism about a possible government resolution to the financial crisis. But the traders might have found the next shoe to drop.
Stocks whipsawed back into positive territory after regulators in the US and Europe took aim at short sellers and progress continued toward resurrecting the Resolution Trust Corporation to dispose of bad bank assets.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is working on a plan that would set up a government facility to take on bad debts from financial institutions, preventing a worsening of the global credit crisis, Wall Street sources have told CNBC.
While Kraft Foods will be joining the Dow Industrials on Monday, in a way, it's not the first time it has been a part of the Dow.
Kraft Foods is going into the Dow Jones Industrial Average this coming Monday to replace AIG, the insurer that's been taken over by the federal government. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is Kraft's biggest stakeholder with about 138 million shares, worth over $4 billion. That's a stake of over 9 percent.
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If the rule of endorsements includes staying away from the cover of Madden to avoid the jinx, it should now include getting paid to dunk (or should I say lick?) an Oreo.
Economic worries are still hanging over the market, and CNBC went straight to the top to get some answers.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added a new stake in NRG Energy, according to a just-released portfolio 'snapshot' of its holdings in U.S. publicly-traded stocks as of June 30. A sharply reduced stake in Anheuser-Busch may have been a bet that InBev's initially unsolicited offer for the U.S. brewer would prove to be unsuccessful. Conoco-Phillips data is kept "confidential."
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is expected to file its quarterly portfolio snapshot with the SEC later today (Thursday.) The report of Berkshire's publicly-traded U.S. stock holdings as of June 30 should give us some clues on whether Buffett took advantage of price declines to add to his holdings.
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Where are the market leaders now? Eugene Peroni of Advisors Asset Management and Peter Andersen of Congress Asset Management gave CNBC their insights -- and a few favorite stocks.
Berkshire Hathaway's second quarter earnings release shows operating profits are down as the insurance industry suffers. Berkshire's long-term potential profits from the stocks it holds are down even more as Wall Street struggled in the first half of the year.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Kraft and Sunoco popped while NYSE Euronext and Mastercard dropped.
Outdoor advertising is a growing category — not just billboards, but increasingly, weird publicity stunts that often go awry, The New York Times reports.
Stocks declined Monday, led by financials after two more banks folded. Oil ticked higher after three straight weeks of decline, clipping consumer-discretionary stocks, including homebuilders, airlines and retailers.
Stocks declined Monday, led by financials after two more banks folded. Oil ticked higher after three straight weeks of decline.
Stocks were mixed Monday as banks rallied and oil gained more than $1 a barrel.
Kraft Foods posted higher-than-expected quarterly profit Monday as price increases and gains on hedging positions offset rising costs for energy and commodities like wheat.
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