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  • Consumers Start Spending Again Amid Grim Economy Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 12:56 PM ET
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    Even as the economy sheds jobs at an alarming rate, there are early signs consumers are over the shock  of recession and  opening their wallets again. "There's pent up demand," says one economist. "Whether it is long lasting is another story.”

  • Consumers Start Spending Again Amid Grim Economy Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 10:55 AM ET
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    Even as the economy sheds jobs at an alarming rate, there are early signs consumers are getting over the shock  of recession and  opening their wallets again. "There's pent up demand," says one economist. "Whether it is long lasting is another story.”

  • They're Hiring: Where The Jobs Are Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 9:38 AM ET
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    Despite the recession and almost daily layoff announcements from major companies,  many employers across the country are actually hiring.

  • Mad Mail: Is Kinder Morgan’s Dividend Safe? Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 6:53 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer talks Petsmart, the FDIC’s policy on small banks and why the U.S. shouldn’t replicate the U.K.’s mortgage-rescue model.

  • Market Insider: Wall Street Braces for Ugly Friday Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 6:25 PM ET

    Let's face it. Nothing about Friday's employment report will be pretty, and the 7 percent decline in stocks this week has been signaling that.

  • For Retailers, Fashion Makes Cents Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 4:48 PM ET
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    A trend emerged as you pick through February retail sales reports that may be counterintuitive: consumers showed a hunger for fashion.

  • Dow Ends Below 6,600; Citi Dips Below $1 Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 4:32 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled 4 percent Thursday as investors were rattled by doubts about the survival of General Motors and Citigroup broke below $1.

  • Stocks Slide as Citi Breaks Below $1 Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 2:00 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower Thursday, pressured by doubts about whether General Motors can survive and ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • Wal-Mart = Wow-Mart Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 1:06 PM ET
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    While most retailers continued to see same-store sale declines in February, Wal-Mart posted a larger-than-expected 5.1% rise in its sales from U.S. stores that have been open for at least 1 year.

  • Stocks Slide as GM Falls Below $2 Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 11:20 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Thursday, pressured by doubts about whether General Motors can survive and ahead of a hearing with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • As General Electric continues to fall, the company that once boasted a half trillion dollar market cap, is now at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500.

  • Retail Sales Offer Some Pockets Of Good News Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 9:27 AM ET

    No additional stimulus from China? The Street was excited yesterday on talk that China would announce additional stimulus measures today, but the Chinese premier did not offer any additional stimulus details during the opening session of the National People's Congress.

  • Citi Analyst Turns Bullish On Two Dept. Stores Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 6:03 PM ET

    Investors are holding their breath ahead of same-store sales figures, most of which are due Thursday. What’s the trade?

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 10:18 AM ET
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    The number of job cuts continued to soar in February 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 9:02 AM ET

    Two months into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to rise since the start of 2009, despite some significant dividend cuts like those from CNBC parent, General Electric.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 8:12 AM ET
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    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.

  • New Lows Abound Monday, 2 Mar 2009 | 1:03 PM ET

    The Dow Industrials, Dow Transports, and Dow Utilities are all hitting multi-year lows now. While the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports have been closing at new lows for days, the Dow Utilities closed below its October low for the first time on Friday.

  • Will March Bring Spring to the Markets? Monday, 2 Mar 2009 | 8:14 AM ET

    While January was a poor month for the markets overall, February turned out to be worse. Both the Dow Industrials & S&P 500 once again had their worst month since last October – a feat which they both achieved in January as well.  Will March be any better?

  • Stocks limp into March at 12-year lows, amid signs the market could still be heading south.

  • Game Plan: Investor Havens Even in This Market Friday, 27 Feb 2009 | 7:37 PM ET

    Investors should hang in and make money where they can, Cramer says. Here are the few places he thinks that is possible.