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  • Stocks ended down for the day but still pulled off a gain for the week.

  • Coming off the worst week ever where volatility continues to rule, enhanced by options expiration Friday, the major indexes are all up about 4% or greater for the week.

  • Some stocks are more popular than others. But that doesn't mean they're always the best shares to hold. Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller and Washington, gave his assessment of five of the most widely held companies.

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The credit crunch has meant tight money, so "Philanthropy is getting slammed," says Portfolio magazine editor in chief Monday Joanne Lipman told CNBC. "All the banks are major donors," she adds, citing Merrill Lynch as well as insurer AIG.

  • The Dow clawed its way back from a five-and-a-half year low, trading up more than 250 points heading into the final half hour of trading. The VIX, a gauge of fear in the market, soared to a new record above 80.

  • The Dow clawed its way back from a five-and-a-half year low, trading up more than 250 points heading into the final half hour of trading. The VIX, a gauge of fear in the market, soared to a new record above 80.

  • Plus, Cramer explains where the U.S. government will find that $700 billion.

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    We couldn’t talk with legendary investor Carl Icahn and not ask about his portfolio. Here’s what’s got his attention these days.

  • Stocks ended lower as hoopla over the government's plan to buy stakes in the nation's largest financial institutions died down and worries about earnings crept in. The Dow ended down just 75 points after swinging in an 850-point range.  The tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 3.5 percent.

  • Stocks shot out of the gate Tuesday, a nice chaser to the Dow's biggest one-day point gain in history, after the government announced a plan to buy stakes in the nation's largest financial institutions.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Cramer responds to calls made by legendary investor Julian Robertson.

  • Multi-millionaire investor Julian Robertson told CNBC that the United States is "just getting into the recession,” and that the poor economy will last as long as 10 to 15 years.

  • As of 3:30 the Dow was up over 700 points and the S&P was up over 85.  If they hold onto these gains, we will witness the biggest one day point gains ever.

  • As the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ chalk up some of the biggest weekly losses ever, how does that translate to dollar terms?

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets sold off globally on Friday as investors’ confidence crumbled and credit markets reamined tight. CNBC’s experts tell you where to turn.

  • The Dow's market cap fell by -7.60% or $237B in one day, from Wednesday's close to Thursday's close.

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stock markets sold off globally on Friday as investors’ confidence crumbled and credit markets reamined tight. CNBC’s experts tell you where to turn.

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    Just weeks after losing his title of "America's Richest Billionaire," Warren Buffett is number one again.  Forbes Magazine is out with a September update to its Forbes 400 list of the richest people in the United States.  October may be another story.

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    Stocks opened aggressively higher Thursday as Wall Street sought to break a dismal six-day losing streak.