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  • SunTrust Banks is up 10.5 percent with heavy call activity Wednesday, after plunging along with other banks yesterday. ... Options traders are focused on the March 12.50 strikes.

  • The "higher risk" trade is unwinding. In the last week, there has been a simple trade: lighten up on defensive positions, take on more risk.

  • Fifth Third Bancorp is attracting heavy call activity as it reaches new 52-week lows. FITB is but a shadow of its $28.58 high from last March, dropping 70 percent last month alone and closing yesterday only a nickel above its new $1.74 low. That was enough to draw options traders, as calls outnumbered puts by 10,000 to 1,700.

  • These days the most cash-rich companies often sell mobile phones rather than mortgages. Cramer tells you who's who in the changing market landscape.

  • Institutions we thought would never fail are starting to stumble. What's going on?

  • The futures are indicating a modest oversold bounce this morning. This comes after the Dow set another 6-year low on Friday and finished the week with its worst week since October.

  • While investors hoped that a new year would bring better results, a plethora of downbeat earnings reports, poor corporate outlooks, gloomy economic data, and heightened concerns over the health of many large financial firms plagued the markets in January.

  • The government may view Bank of America and Citigroup as too big to fail, and dozens of smaller banks may soon find that size matters for them as well, the New York Times reports.

  • Some of the most conservative companies we know stumbled, and took the market with them.

  • Stocks retreated Thursday as Microsoft layoffs and bank worries overshadowed hope for economic stimulus.

  • Stocks retreated from Wednesday's big rally after Microsoft delivered a round of bad news and economic reports reflected a steepening recession.

  • Stocks retreated from Wednesday's big rally after Microsoft delivered a round of bad news and economic reports reflected a steepening recession.

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

  • The Democrats wasted no time distinguishing themselves from President George W. Bush.

  • Stocks closed higher as a rebound in oil prices boosted energy shares and offset worries about the fate of the auto industry bailout.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks, including CF Industries, Gentex, SunTrust and others.

  • 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.

  • WALL STREET IN CRISIS - A CNBC SPECIAL REPORT

    The Treasury Department's $700 billion bailout plan, also known as the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), is one of the main U.S. tools to address the financial crisis. 

  • Most banks getting capital injections from the Treasury surged Monday, but market pros still urge caution when putting them in your portfolio.