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  • Stocks "Waffle" Under Jobs Pressure Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 8:54 AM ET

    Stocks are waffling and a lot of the talk is focused on Friday's employment report. Traders are also watching this morning's 10 a.m. release of the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing index.

  • Citigroup said it would buy out minority shareholders in scandal-hit Japanese brokerage Nikko Cordial for $4.6 billion, as part of the financial giant's push into the world's second-largest economy.

  • Rally Shows Affects of Real Global Economy Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 9:00 AM ET

    Good morning. Here's what I see for today: 1) We have been talking about the "decoupling" of the U.S. economy from the global economy--not that the U.S. isn't important to global growth (of course it is); but that the world is not as dependent on the U.S. consumer as it had been in the past.

  • Stocks Set To Move Higher As Dollar, Oil Fall Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 8:40 AM ET

    Markets around the world rocked on after yesterday's record setting session on Wall Street and U.S. stocks are set to move moderately higher on the open. Merger activity tops the news with an offer from Canada's TD Bank Financial Group's to buy Commerce Bank for $8.5 Billion.

  • Pressure on Deutsche to Reveal Credit Crunch Impact Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 6:26 AM ET

    Pressure is mounting on Deutsche Bank to reveal the full impact of a global credit crisis on its results after UBS announced a shock third-quarter loss and Citibank said profits were badly hit.

  • Who Would Buy a European bank? Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 3:18 AM ET

    To answer the headline: James Bevan would. Our guest host Monday morning said yep, he would buy. But he could only think of one: SocGen. He described the French bank as an attractive opportunity in an unloved sector. What about the rest?

  • Stocks rallied on the first day of the fourth quarter as new fund inflows and rising hopes for further Fed rate cuts catapulted the Dow into record territory. "Given that Citigroup and UBS reported bad news yet the market still went up, the market is telling us is that all the bad news is already in there," said Douglas Peta, market strategist at J. & W. Seligman.

  • Small Caps, Financials Lead Market Rebound Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 4:43 PM ET

    Bears are besides themselves today. One wrote to me: "If you told anyone that the market would have made a new high with gold, oil, dollar, falling home prices, etc...there would be many takers on that bet."

  • Citigroup Says Quarterly Profit to Plunge 60% Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 11:18 AM ET
    The Citibank logo is shown on a branch office Wednesday, April 11, 2007 in New York. Citigroup Inc., which includes Citibank, announced Wednesday that it will eliminate about 17,000 jobs as part of a companywide restructuring to reduce costs and improve profits. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Citigroup, the largest U.S. bank by market value, said Monday its third-quarter net income will drop 60% on losses and writedowns stemming from subprime and leveraged loan woes.

  • UBS to Write Down $3.42 Billion Due to Credit Woes Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 10:55 AM ET
    UBS headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

    UBS, the world's largest wealth manager, unveiled $3.4 billion in losses, swept out senior managers and slashed jobs in one of the biggest casualties yet from the worldwide credit crunch.

  • Bank Stocks Remain Risky as More Bad News Looms Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 10:17 AM ET

    Profit warnings from banks hit by U.S. subprime-related losses are likely to continue throughout the quarter, Elissa Bayer, director of private clients at Insinger de Beaufort, told "Worldwide Exchange" Monday.

  • Earnings, U.S. Economy Dominate Markets Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 8:53 AM ET

    Good morning. As we begin the fourth quarter--traditionally the strongest--there are two topics on trading desks: 1) earnings season, and 2) to what extent the U.S. slowdown will spread to the global economy.

  • European Stocks Seen Down on UBS Warning Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 1:38 AM ET

    European stocks were seen retreating on Monday on renewed concerns over the outlook for banks after UBS warned it will post a pretax loss of between 600 million and 800 million Swiss francs in the third quarter as it writes down positions.

  • A Market Divided Against Itself Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 9:16 PM ET

    Technical analysis is becoming a mainstream way to time and predict stock moves and market tops and bottoms. Carter Worth, chief market technician at Oppenheimer, joined the panel to explain what he’s seeing – and where he thinks we’re going.

  • Leveraged Buyouts on Hold Until 2008 as Crunch Worsens Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | 11:55 AM ET

    A worsening credit crunch and its broad impact on financial markets has some dealmakers predicting that leveraged buyouts are on hold for the rest of the year and perhaps well into 2008.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 7:34 PM ET

    Honeywell, Goodyear, Cummins, US Bancorp and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Pisani's Trader Talk: Overseas Markets Calming Down Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | 9:19 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on what traders are telling him before the market opens:  The European Central Bank for a fourth day needed to add extra cash into the overnight lending market. But the action is working. Overseas markets are largely calm.

  • Swiss bank UBS, the world's largest wealth manager, beat forecasts with record second-quarter profits but warned that market turmoil was likely to hit its investment banking business in the second half of the year.

  • SEC Examines Wall Street Books for Subprime Losses Friday, 10 Aug 2007 | 10:50 AM ET

    U.S. regulators are scrutinizing the books of Wall Street's largest investment banks amid questions they are hiding losses from subprime mortgages, people familiar with the inquiry said.

  • Mortgage Woes Spread, But Some Firms Take Advatange Tuesday, 7 Aug 2007 | 3:59 PM ET

    U.S. mortgage roadkill is fresh and ripe for the picking.  Countrywide Financial demonstrated that on Tuesday when it announced plans to buy five retail mortgage branches from HomeBanc, which is exiting the business after its stock was delisted last week for trading around 30 cents a share.