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  • Stocks Slide for 2nd Day; Merck, Sony Gain Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 5:23 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower for a second day Thursday, led by tech and consumer shares, after some disappointing outlooks. Financial and materials rose slightly.

  • Stocks Trim Losses; Banks Gain, Techs Fall Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 2:29 PM ET

    Stocks shaved some of their earlier losses as financials gained.  Sony and BP shares rose.

  • Job Losses

    Weekly jobless claims will again be a big event for Thursday's markets, and economists think the number will not really show any improvement.

  • The federal government is calling into port some of the boats involved in the BP oil spill cleanup amid storm predictions in the Gulf of Mexico. 

  • Workers on Doomed Rig Voiced Concern About Safety Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | 3:06 AM ET

    A confidential survey of workers on the Deepwater Horizon before the oil rig exploded showed that many of them feared reprisals if they reported mistakes or other problems.  The NYT reports.

  • Four Energy Companies Form Oil Spill Reaction Team Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 8:42 PM ET
    A Coast Guard boat passes as workers put oil containment booms in the water as they try to protect the inlet waterways from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on June 7, 2010 in Pensacola, Florida. Early reports indicate that BP's latest plan to stem the flow of oil from the site of the Deepwater Horizon incident may be having some success.

    As BP moves closer to permanently containing the Gulf oil spill, four major oil companies are moving to ensure there's a rapid response system in place, in the event of a future deep-sea well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Greenberg: Wall Street’s Dirty Bond Fund Secret Friday, 16 Jul 2010 | 2:56 PM ET
    Cash in a trap

    It’s no secret that bond funds are where the action has been over the past year, with most new fund money going their way. What is a secret—or at least something that never gets discussed—is the cost of investing in bond funds.

  • Shell May Bid For BP's Assets, If BP Sells Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 5:53 PM ET

    In a CNBC Exclusive, Marvin Odum, President of Shell Oil Americas and Shell Oil Upstream Americas Director told Maria Bartiromo that Shell may be interested in some BP assets if the British oil giant is considering a sale of its assets.

  • Greenspan and Bartiromo from the Aspen Institute Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 2:42 PM ET

    Today and tomorrow, Maria Bartiromo will host CNBC’s Closing Bell live from Aspen Ideas Festival. Over the last 50 years, this gathering has become the place for global leaders to come and gather at the one of the world's most beautiful spots to discuss the most innovative ideas and the most pressing issues.

  • Deepwater Oil Risks Greater Than Industry Admitted Wednesday, 30 Jun 2010 | 10:58 AM ET
    Smoke rises from a controlled burn May 19, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico.

    More than two months after the Deepwater Horizon sank, it is now clear the energy industry doesn't know exactly how to stop a blowout in deepwater or how to clean up a massive spill.

  • America’s Next Big Export? Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | 7:54 PM ET

    Why Cramer sees promise in the production of this cleaner energy source, even if it isn’t for us.

  • Severe Weather Halts Offshore Gulf Cleanup Efforts Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | 5:04 PM ET
    Satellite imagery tracking Hurricane Alex.

    Bad weather forced Gulf of Mexico oil cleanup efforts off the shore of Louisiana to stop Tuesday, but BP's oil-capture systems maintained operations, the U.S. Coast Guard and BP said.

  • Halftime Pt. 2: Who Would Buy BP? Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | 1:39 PM ET

    Our traders consider what oil giant would buy the beleaguered company and when.

  • Collateral Demands Growing for BP Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | 3:50 PM ET
    BP sign

    Some of BP’s other trading partners, or counterparties, are asking for letters of credit from banks to guarantee that BP will make good on future trading debts, says one of the people familiar with the matter.

  • Greenberg: A Sub-Prime Credit Card Lender? Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | 3:23 PM ET
    credit cards

    Gander Mountain charged that on co-branded cards—these are cards that can be used anywhere as a Gander Mountain Master Card—ADS won’t give credit to Gander Mountain customers with FICO scores above 800.

  • The Discoverer Enterprise burns off gas as it collects oil at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on June 19, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.

    BP's plan to increase oil-capture capacity this week at the Gulf of Mexico leak to up to 53,000 barrels a day will be delayed by high waves expected to be generated by Tropical Storm Alex, a company executive said Monday.

  • As Drilling Increases, Cleanup Technology Lags Saturday, 26 Jun 2010 | 1:22 PM ET
    Workers use a vacuum as they continue the cleanup of oil in Barataria Bay June 19, 2010 near Grand Isle, Louisiana.

    While oil companies have spent billions of dollars to drill deeper and farther out to sea, relatively little money and research have gone into finding new, improved ways to respond to oil spills in deepsea conditions like those in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • More Oil Gushing Into Gulf After Robot Collision Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010 | 5:43 PM ET

    The Coast Guard reported Wednesday that energy giant BP has been forced to remove a cap that was containing some of the oil gushing from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well.

  • Judge Who Overturned Drilling Ban Has Oil Investments Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010 | 9:09 AM ET
    Oil burns and creates plumes of smoke near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on June 19, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.

    The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He's also a new member of a secret national security court.

  • Chinese Firms Using 'Back Door' to US Exchanges Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | 12:03 PM ET

    With so much attention on Chinese stocks, something that gets very little attention: US-listed Chinese companies that went public through the back door. The back door, in this case..?