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  • The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • Health-care reform is not the only thing big pharmaceuticals have to fear, according to Deutsche Bank's Barbara Ryan.  There's also the rapidly-growing dominance of generic prescription drugs.  Still, she likes several big-name companies in the field.

  • Markets are braced for more hemorrhaging in jobs, with a Friday employment report expected to record 200,00 more jobs vaporized in October. This would push the jobless rate up two-tenths of a point to 6.3 percent.

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    How in the world is Merck gonna rebrand a product it has spent so much time, effort and money gearing toward females so that males will use it, too? I'm not sure, but it'll be interesting to watch if or when MRK wins Food and Drug Administration approval of Gardasil for boys/young men.

  • Markets are braced for more hemorrhaging in jobs, with a Friday employment report expected to record 200,00 more jobs vaporized in October. This would push the jobless rate up two-tenths of a point to 6.3 percent.

  • Street crowd

    Markets are braced for more hemorrhaging in jobs, with a Friday employment report expected to record 200,00 more jobs vaporized in October. This would push the jobless rate up two-tenths of a point to 6.3 percent.

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    The job losses in this downturn are hitting workers across all income levels and job categories, and the cuts are swifter and broader than in past recessions.

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    The job losses in this downturn are hitting workers across all income levels and job categories, and the cuts are swifter and broader than in past recessions.

  • Senator Barack Obama is now the President-Elect of the USA and one day later, the markets are down over 3%.  Is this typical?

  • Here's Cramer list of names investors might want depending on who wins Tuesday's election.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Don’t believe the naysayers, Cramer says. We needed the Fed to take action.

  • The Mad Money host has been using Apple to portend the market’s fate. Because if a company as strong as this won’t work, neither will a lot of other stocks.

  • Street crowd

    As the layoffs add up, how bad will unemployment be in this recession? And what does that mean in terms of when and how the economy will recover?

  • Street crowd

    As the layoffs add up, how bad will unemployment be in this recession? And what does that mean in terms of when and how the economy will recover?

  • Street crowd

    As the layoffs add up, how bad will unemployment be in this recession? And what does that mean in terms of when and how the economy will recover?

  • Stocks made a third attempt at a rally Thurdsay though techs took a beating amid worries about the outlook for the sector.

  • A rally spurred by bargain hunting fizzled Thursday as weakness in technology leaders offset strength energy-related companies.