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  • US Airlines Try to Hedge Against Soaring Fuel Costs Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 11:14 PM ET

    Hedging is a financial strategy that lets airlines or other investors protect themselves against rising prices for commodities such as oil by locking in a price for fuel. It has been described as everything from gambling to buying insurance.

  • A Spate of Ads Gives Vent to That Howard Beale Feeling Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 12:51 PM ET
    Peter Finch as Howard Beale, a character from the movie Network.

    Advertisers are trying to capture the spirit of outrage in campaigns that reflect and capitalize on the angry mood of the American consumer, the New York Times reports.

  • Lightning Round: Deere, Wal-Mart and More Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 6:22 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Dow Hits 3-Month Low, Sheds 4% for Week Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 5:39 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Friday as oil prices climbed about $3 and a concoction of rumors and bad news shook up the banking sector. Rounding the bend toward the closing bell, the Dow was off nearly 4 percent for the week, the S&P off 3 percent and the Nasdaq off 2 percent.

  • Stocks Slide Amid More Bank Rumors Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 2:44 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Friday, with volatility expected to remain high due to the expiration of options, oil prices continuing their climb and bank worries slamming the financial sector.

  • Bank Worries Ripple Through the Market Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 12:02 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Friday, with volatility expected to remain high due to the expiration of options, oil prices continuing their climb and bank worries slamming the financial sector.

  • Financials Lead Sell-Off Amid Bank Worries Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 10:48 AM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Friday, with volatility expected to remain high due to the expiration of options, oil prices continuing their climb and bank worries slamming the financial sector.

  • High Fuel Costs Are Squeezing Low Air Fares Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 4:35 AM ET

    For years, Southwest Airlines and JetBlue operated under self-imposed fare caps, promising travelers that no ticket would cost more than $299 one way, the New York Times reported.

  • Nat Gas Is Not Done Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 6:24 PM ET

    Don't think a plateau in oil stocks means the end of an energy run.

  • LinkedIn Business-Only Strategy Starts to Pay Off Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | 4:14 AM ET
    Linked In

    On Wednesday, LinkedIn will announce that it has raised $53 million in capital, primarily from Bain Capital Ventures, a Boston-based private equity firm, valuing the company at $1 billion, the NYT reports.

  • The Week:  Pickers Think Big, Global, High-Quality Saturday, 14 Jun 2008 | 8:45 AM ET

    The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis.  It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years.  Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.

  • European Airlines Reap Benefits of Oil Hedging Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 10:31 AM ET

    As United States airlines reel from soaring oil prices and a sinking domestic economy, most of their European rivals appear better placed to ride out the storm, The New York Times reports.

  • CNBC Top Videos of the Day Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 6:57 PM ET

    Stocks dropped sharply Wednesday as oil prices recovered from previous losses.

  • Best Trades Now: Biotech, Energy & Defensive Stocks Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 12:56 PM ET

    With the markets selling off again today, CNBC asked the experts for their best investment ideas now.

  • Too Fat To Fly? Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 11:56 AM ET

    Despite rumors that airlines will start weighing passengers like freight--and charging them accordingly--all the major carriers tell us it's not going to happen. Yet.

  • Don't Watch Oil -- Buy Oil Stocks! Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 11:37 AM ET

    Traders of late have tied many investment decisions to the price of oil. Jerry Castellini says it's time to stop worrying about oil prices -- and start buying oil and gas stocks.

  • Nearly 2.0 billion shares and $26 billion traded Friday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Profit Off Your Pain at the Pump Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 6:07 PM ET

    Sure, you can cry about high gas prices. But Cramer has a better idea.

  • Back to $100 Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 6:11 PM ET

    Oil fell to a 2-week low after Ben Bernanke supported a strong dollar. What's the best way to play the pullback?

  • The Week: Stocks Rise as Oil Waffles Saturday, 31 May 2008 | 10:00 AM ET

    Oil dominated the news again during the week, though crude prices fell back for a change. Economic data also moved the markets, which finished up for the week.