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  • Stocks Open Higher; WaMu, UBS Jump Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Monday, led by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.

  • Financials Moving Markets Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 9:08 AM ET

    .Three big financial stocks are the top volume movers this morning--Washington Mutual, UBS, and Citigroup. Washington Mutual up 16 percent pre-open on a Journal story that private equity firm TPG and others may invest $5 b in the company, which would provide it with much-needed capital.

  • S&P Gains 4.2% for Week Ahead of Earnings Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 4:37 PM ET

    Major stock indexes ticked higher Friday though the market was broadly mixed. General Motors skidded, while UBS shares advanced.

  • Former UBS Chief Lobbies for Big Change Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 1:45 PM ET

    A breakup of Swiss bank UBS would not be possible at the moment but it should be thoroughly restructured to bring it back on course, Luqman Arnold, chairman of investment company Olivant and former president of UBS, told CNBC Europe.

  • Financials Lead Stocks Lower; UBS Climbs Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 10:38 AM ET

    Stocks opened flat Friday as investors shrugged off a worse-than-expected March employment report.

  • Poll: Should UBS Be Broken Up? Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 8:06 AM ET

    Shares of Swiss bank UBS rose 3.7 percent Friday as activist investor Luqman Arnold called for a restructuring of the company that would include a sale of its asset-management business.

  • UBS Ex-CEO Leads Campaign to Shake up Bank Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 7:07 AM ET

    Pressure on beleaguered Swiss bank UBS to break up intensified as activist investor and former chief executive Luqman Arnold demanded to meet UBS' board and shake up its governance and structure.

  • Stocks Waver as Market Looks to Bernanke Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 10:53 AM ET

    Stocks wobbled at the open Wednesday as the market looked to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifying on Capitol Hill today and tomorrow, for direction.

  • New Quarter, New Life Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 6:28 PM ET

    New hope that the credit crisis is nearing an end sends stocks soaring as investors say good riddance to Q1. Also, the latest on Microsoft-Yahoo, Merck and Schering and more.

  • Financials Jump-Start Quarter; Lehman Up 18% Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 5:03 PM ET

    Stocks rallied to the finish line Tuesday, led by financials, after Lehman Brothers announced plans to raise more capital and two European banks disclosed write-downs.

  • Financials Lead Rally; Lehman Jumps 10% Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    Stocks kicked off the second quarter with a rally Tuesday, led by financials, as news of more write-downs from European banks offered hope that the end is in sight for the global credit crunch.

  • Light at the End of the Tunnel for Banks? Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 11:34 AM ET

    News of massive writedowns at two major European banks paradoxically sent shares soaring Tuesday, as many investors took the typically negative announcements as a signal to buy into the battered sector.

  • UBS Writes Down Another $19 Billion Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 11:32 AM ET

    UBS doubled its writedowns from the subprime crisis on Tuesday, dumped its chairman and sought more emergency capital in a second attempt to reverse its fortunes.

  • Financials Lead Rally to Kick Off Q2 Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 10:40 AM ET

    Stocks kicked off the second quarter with a rally Tuesday, led by financials, as news of more write-downs from European banks offered hope that the end is in sight for the global credit crunch.

  • Q2 Same As Q1? The Writedowns Begin Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 9:29 AM ET

    OK, the second quarter is starting a lot like the first quarter. How so? Once again, a bunch of financial institutions are out with big writedowns, or trying to raise capital. Sound bad? No, no, say the bulls, you don't understand, this is good.

  • Treasurys Plunge as Banks Lead Huge Stocks Rally Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Treasury debt prices plunged Tuesday as plans by financial companies to raise capital were taken as a possible sign the worst of the credit crisis might be over, sapping any safe-haven bid for bonds.

  • Lehman to Boost Funding with $3 Billion Offering Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 5:50 PM ET
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    Lehman Brothers became the latest bank to take steps to shore up its funding after markets closed Monday, announcing that it will issue $3 billion of convertible preferred shares.

  • Stocks End on High Note But Quarter Is Sour Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday, led by financials, as the market looked for insight into the second quarter and braced for closing its worst quarter in 5 1/2 years.

  • Financials Lead Rebound; Merck Skids Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 2:16 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday, led by financials, as the market looked for insight into the second quarter and braced for closing its worst quarter in 5 1/2 years.

  • New Writedown Worries Drag on UBS Shares Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 1:40 PM ET

    Worries mounted in the market that UBS would unveil more losses this week after the Swiss bank said at the weekend it had begun lowering the value of some structured securities held by clients.