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  • Are Toys Too Pricey for a Recession? Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 10:11 AM ET

    The retailer Syms has long said, "An Educated Consumer Is Our Best Customer", but in these times where shoppers are looking to stretch their budgets, it looks as those most people are becoming educated customers.

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close.  See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.

  • Dow Sheds Nearly 700 Points, Snapping Streak Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks snapped their best five-day winning streak in 75 years with a resounding crack, giving back more than half the gains in one session.

  • Rustling Through the Bargain Bin for Retail Stocks Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    Sweet deals inspired shoppers to hit the mall this weekend, but it doesn't look like the buying binge was enough to save the holiday season. But what's the outlook for investors beyond that. CNBC talked with two retail analysts to get their take.

  • Stocks Pull Back Amid Economic Worries Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • Stocks Slide as Gauge of Manufacturing Tumbles Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 12:36 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • Market Poised to Give Back Some Gains Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 8:17 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday after stocks logged their best five-day streak in 75 years last week, ahead of a week packed with data and economic policy decisions.

  • Stocks Have Best 5 Days in 75 Years Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 3:15 PM ET

    Stocks rose again in light post-Thanksgiving trading, logging their best five-day streak in 75 years. U.S. financial markets closed Friday at 1 p.m. ET.

  • Pros Say: Expect Cash-Raising Selloff Before a Bull Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 1:58 PM ET

    The market news on Black Friday is all about retail — so unsurprisingly, the news today is pretty bleak, as shoppers look to stretch tight budgets and thinner wallets. Retail chain CEOs who spoke to CNBC emphasized the positive, but industry analysts are already predicting a "red" Christmas. And investment strategists see a big cash-raising selloff in the works.

  • Scenes From The Mall: Picky, Picky, Picky Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 1:54 PM ET

    Customers turned out to the stores and malls this Black Friday, but the analysis so far indicates that there were fewer of them than last year. And those shoppers who did show up were far more selective, looking for the best bargains, in this competitive holiday season.

  • Tech, Energy & Retail Stocks Take a Hit Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 12:06 PM ET

    Stocks declined in this abbreviated post-Thanksgiving session as traders took a breather after four straight days of gains.

  • Tech, Energy & Retail Stocks Take a Hit Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 10:52 AM ET

    Stocks declined in this abbreviated post-Thanksgiving session as traders took a breather after four straight days of gains.

  • For Retailers, Red Is the New Black Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 7:55 AM ET

    Top retail analyst Dana Telsey isn't putting lipstick on this pig.  "This is going to be a bad Christmas," she told CNBC.

  • Shades of Gray for Black Friday Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 6:29 AM ET

    Sure, there are plenty of reasons to expect crowds at the stores this Black Friday - tradition, a more condensed holiday shopping season and a cost-conscious consumer - but there are also some subtle signs that retailers aren't too sure about the turnout.

  • Dow's Best 4 Days Since 1932 Wednesday, 26 Nov 2008 | 5:48 PM ET

    The Dow climbed higher on Wednesday as hopes of a General Motors bailout helped investors shrug off data depicting a worsening global economic downturn.

  • Outlook: Ho, Ho, Horrible Wednesday, 26 Nov 2008 | 9:33 AM ET

    Retail traffic has slowed to a crawl as consumers shut their wallets, caught in the paralyzing grip of tightened credit, rising unemployment and falling home values. It may take a miracle to save retailers this Christmas.

  • Dow Rallies Nearly 400 as Citigroup Soars Monday, 24 Nov 2008 | 5:04 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday as investors welcomed news the government had stepped in to backstop troubled bank Citigroup. Shares of Citigroup jumped nearly 60 percent, ending just shy of $6 a share. 

  • Web Extra: The Trade on Walmart and RIMM Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 9:40 PM ET

    This content is only available online - you won't find these trades on TV.

  • Dow Back Above 8,000 After Geithner Pick Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 5:25 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Friday, with the Dow soaring nearly 500 points,  following news that Obama has picked Geithner as Treasury Secretary. Friday's gains helped offset much of the week's losses, pushing the Dow back above 8,000.

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 11/21 Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 5:11 PM ET

    The markets close out a negative week with a late day rally on the expected nomination of Timothy Geithner to the position of Treasury Secretary.