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Futures are down slightly, but that has little meaning these days. Many traders feel that yesterday's drop was due to: 1) distortions in price discovery created by the changing short sale rules; 2) the realization that many banks are still undercapitalized.
This market reminds Cramer of the crash of '87. So preserve capital and raise cash and at any opportunity.
Financials led the rout on Monday even as more names were added to the list of stocks banned from short-selling.
AIG's new CEO Edward Liddy discusses his new role at AIG while Dick Bove shares perspectives on what the regulation of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley means for banks. Following are today's top videos:
Stocks declined Monday as a more than $16 jump in oil prices exacerbated the selloff on Wall Street started by worries about the ability of the government bailout to revive the financial system.
Lesser stocks are fetching more. Why?
Stocks declined Monday amid increasing worry about how far the government bailout plan will stretch and as oil prices shot up nearly $20 a barrel.
Stocks declined Monday as investors have begun to realize that, despite the government bailout, there's more pain to come.
Stocks opened lower Monday as Friday's euphoria cooled with investors realizing that financial woes could go on for quite some time and a fresh wave of new developments emerged.
Futures are practically unchanged, with many traders noting this morning that hedge fund and mutual fund companies are continuing to see redemptions, and the profit outlook is still poor. As a result, there is debate about how strong buying interest will be here.
In a stunning last-second spike, shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway closed today (Friday) at $147,000 each. That's an increase of $18,990 a share, or 14.83 percent, the biggest one-day move ever for Berkshire.
Use this ramp-up in stocks to take profits, Cramer says. There’s no guarantee it will last.
After hours CNBC’S Steve Liesman reveals late details of the government's plan to rescue the financials.
If you have a strong stomach and like a good gamble, the current volatility may be a good opportunity to put some money in play to beef up your portfolio gains in what's been a rocky year. While the pickings may seem slim, investment strategists say there are some opportunities within certain sectors, and if you are considering making broader bets, using options strategies can provide a good way to maximize gains while limiting losses.
The curb on short sales is giving the market a big lift now, but what happens in two weeks when the ban expires?
FBR's David Ellison is putting money into financials -- solid, insured, American banks. "Those are going to be the big winners here."
Remember, it's a quadruple witching expiration (expiration of stock and stock index options, and stock and stock index futures). The S&P 500 options stopped trading at the CLOSE last night, however the settle price is at the OPEN this morning.
Investment banks are out, and a new breed of bank is in.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses Thursday's wild market ride and rally, and looks ahead to Friday's events.
The U.S. government can't let Washington Mutual fail, according to Dick Bove of Dick Bove, Ladenburg Thalmann.