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Stocks fell sharply in the final minutes of trading as investors continued to pound bank stocks. All three major indexes were trapped in a yo-yo pattern today, pulled by gains in techs and losses in banks.
As brutal as it sounds, Cramer says, not every bank will make it.
As the blogosphere lights up about Bud Selig's $18.35 million salary, we've confirmed that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will freeze his 2009 salary at $11 million. The commissioner will also take a voluntary 20 to 25 percent cut off his 2008 total compensation.
Stocks opened slightly lower Friday, led by banks after British bank Lloyds posted a bigger-than-expected losses.
Markets will hang on every move out of Washington Friday, but trading could get quiet late in the day as investors leave for the long weekend.
In this Web Extra the traders explain what they're looking for in the upcoming earnings reports from Abercrombie & Fitch, Pepsi and Wyndham Worldwide.
CNBC's "Power Lunch" team asked some of the best and the brightest from America's big financial firms to list the most promising stocks. Strategists from Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Cowen & Co. and Deutsche Bank offered CNBC their stock picks.
No doubt this market’s bad. But cashing out is not the answer.
Stocks got a lift from optimism that the government's bank bailout and stimulus plans will help mend the economy, but the question for investors in the coming week is whether the market is getting ahead of itself.
Since the Super Bowl turned into the ad game, advertisers have become obsessed with scoring big on USA Today's Ad Meter. It is, after all, considered the gold standard of all advertising metrics.
We are a world that likes to build people up and then is ready to tear them down. When athletes are torn down because of a mistake in their personal life, we only forget thanks to their sporting excellence.
Even when there's football on the front burner, there's stock trading in the oven, says Brent Wilsey. The president of Wilsey Asset Management finds opportunities for investment in Americans' passion for the Super Bowl.
Not all Super Bowl marketers are spending millions to produce sleek commercials some are working with consumers, so they spread the word for them.
Despite high hopes for President Barack Obama's stimulus package, Thursday's market action proved that investors should still be playing defense.
Americans love competition and now they're getting a high stakes battle from two of the nation's most loved brands: Coke and Pepsi.
When the Super Bowl airs on NBC this Sunday a lot of people will be paying more attention to the commercials than the game itself, and this year those ads will be entering a whole new dimension.
Fans who are used to showing up to the Super Bowl city on Wednesday to go to the parties will have a rude awakening in Tampa this year if they're expecting much of the same.
While Americans stock up on beer, Buffalo wings and pizza for their Super Bowl parties, marketers are hoping consumers pick up one more item this year: their 3-D glasses. Several big companies are building promotional campaigns around the big game to push new technology and programming options.
A recession-resistant play with a nice dividend yield in a period of declining commodity prices? Maybe.
Think you’ve found a safe haven to wait out the financial storm? Some ports might not be so safe, after all.