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    SunTrust, KeyCorp, Fifth Third, Comerica report substantial losses on writedowns or setting aside cash to cover loan losses.

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    Nearly two years ago, on a Tuesday in February 2007, a Wall Street salesman pitched an investment that sounded almost magical. It was called Gemstone VII. A shiny amalgam of financial instruments, it promised attractive returns — with virtually no risk.

  • For the week: Dow down 3.7 percent, S&P 500 down 4.5 percent, NASDAQ down 2.7 percent. The good news was that, on an options expiration day, most major sectors were to the upside.

  • We have not seen a day with poor internals like this in several weeks. 10-1 declining to advancing stocks, and much more volume is going to stocks on the downside than on the upside.

  • The Bank Index is sitting right at its November closing low, and many big names — Bank of America, M&T Bank, US Bancorp and others--are already at multiyear lows.

  • Two specific sectors are showing weakness today (financials and materials) but for the same reason: earnings concerns.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.

  • As stocks slid following renewed worries about Lehman Brothers on Tuesday, CNBC asked the experts where to put your money now.

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    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."

  • Forget about being dependent on high oil. This sector's striking out on its own.

  • Investors interested in buying and selling U.S. bank stocks based on the performance of the underlying businesses might well have gone on holiday this week  --  and might stay there next week.

  • Big news out of Texas could be a boon to this sector.

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    U.S. Bancorp posted a larger-than-expected 18 percent decline in quarterly profit due to mounting housing-related credit losses, and said that tough economic conditions will cause more loans to go bad.

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    Wall Street is bracing for a big round of second-quarter earnings reports that few expect to deliver good news for the state of corporate America.

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    Some of the nation’s biggest banks have closed their doors to students at community colleges, for-profit universities and other less competitive institutions, the NYT reports.

  • Actually, it has more than that. But with wind power, railcars and barges, the company's doing quite well.

  • Looking for a way to measure the sector? This is it.

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    Nearly 3.2 billion shares traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Portfolio values are now up to a combined $67 billion.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • This infrastructure play is making big moves into wind power. Get in before Wall Street catches on.