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  • Plus, the Mad Money host reacts to bank CEOs' congressional testimony.

  • Stocks closed slightly higher as Wall Street welcomed news that House-Senate negotiators had reached agreement on an economic stimulus bill.

  • The Treasury Department will soon release documents providing information about the lending activities of the biggest 20 financial firms receiving government aid under the controversial program.

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    Wall Street bank executives found themselves eating a little humble pie on Wednesday, after being called before Congress.

  • Bank CEOs who received federal bailout money will be grilled on Capitol Hill today about how they put their TARP money to use, and Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, will be running the show. He told CNBC the past mistakes of the financial services industry must be avoided.

  • As of yesterday afternoon, nearly 70% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • Bankers will be in the hot seat Wednesday. But the markets could focus again on whether there's a credible plan in the works to rescue the banking system, after the disappointing lack of details in the plan unveiled by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

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    Considering the steep drop in financials Tuesday, should you buy bank stocks on the dip?

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    Goldman Sachs has moved a three-day conference from the Las Vegas Strip to San Francisco amid what the bank is calling a broad review of its activities.

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    Many companies are pulling back on management retreats, junkets for top clients and getaways to reward top producers, the new York Times reports.

  • Pete Najarian has been telling you to keep an eye on Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Is it time to make a move?

  • Stocks eked out a gain after a rough morning as banks got a boost from market chatter that the government may suspend a controversial accounting rule blamed for much of the contagion in the financial industry.

  • As market participants anticipate possible stagnant growth in the coming quarters, investors might be more apt to get back to "old fashioned" investing with higher-yielding stocks.

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    The Dow fell on Wednesday after a glum profit forecast from Kraft signaled consumers are skimping even on the basics.

  • Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as some disappointing earnings reports cast a pall over a pair of better-than-expected readings on the economy.

  • Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as some disappointing earnings reports cast a pall over a pair of better-than-expected readings on the economy.

  • US stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Wednesday, as investors waited for the next round of earnings and hoped for more details on the government’s stimulus package.

  • In breaking news CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that corporate retreats and federal bailout money don't mix.

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    Adrian writes, “Of the big banks, which would you want you get involved with?” Also, Zach writes, “When will the party be over for Amazon.com?"

  • As of this morning afternoon, nearly 50% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...