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  • One year ago, at the epicenter of the credit crisis, Lehman Brothers went dark, marking the biggest bankruptcy in U.S. history.  The bankruptcy sparked a financial crisis that questioned the viability of the entire U.S. financial system driving many investors to short the financial sector at heightened levels.

  • Global markets are sitting at 10-month highs this morning.  Central bankers meeting in Jackson Hole curiously refrained from aggressive talk of an endgame in rate cuts; traders have taken this to mean that rate hikes are not imminent.

  • The worst buys of the past few years, such as real estate and stocks, may prove to be the best investments a few years from now, said David Dreman, chairman and CIO of Dreman Value Management.

  • The Dow topped 9,000 for the first time since January as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and cheered earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.

  • The Dow topped 9,000 for the first time since January as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and cheered earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and focused on encouraging earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.

  • Futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street Thursday ahead of another vast amount of earnings reports.

  • The quarterly reports for the big banks were terrible across the board, but stocks are up because the psychology and the method of valuing bank stocks have changed, said Richard Bove, financial strategist at Rochdale Securities.

  • Credit Cards

    Despite the tough economic times and increased scrutiny from Washington, banks are keeping most fees at record highs, and are eking out slight increases on others like overdraft charges, the New York Times reports.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Thursdayas a trio of encouraging economic reports — the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing report, leading indicators and weekly jobless claims — fueled recovery hopes.

  • Stocks advanced Thursday as a trio of encouraging economic reports — the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's manufacturing report, leading indicators and weekly jobless claims — fueled recovery hopes.

  • Stocks advanced Thursday after an encouraging report on manufacturing from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve.

  • Stocks ended flat Wednesday as tech and consumer stocks rebounded but banks dragged after a credit downgrade on more than a dozen companies.

  • Stocks ticked higher Wednesday as consumer stocks rebounded after a tame inflation reading but banks still dragged after credit downgrade. FedEx skidded after it issued a weak outlook.

  • "I think this is probably the March rally beginning to roll over, the question is how much of a correction does it turn into," Cashin told CNBC. "There's going to be a lot of jockeying around in the next few days."

  • New highs brings little excitement. The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ are sitting at highs for the year, but why doesn't it feel like it? Is it the light volume, the low volatility?

  • Bank stocks might be volatile, but investors should be exposed to them right now, said David George, senior research analyst at Robert W. Baird.

  • Redneck Bank

    There is Ally Bank: “A better kind of bank.” And A.I.U.: “A unique franchise.” And — really — Redneck Bank: “Where bankin’s funner!” All are new names and new slogans for old companies with big worries and, in some cases, even bigger image problems.

  • Plus, Cramer makes the call on steels, coal and more.