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Cindy Perman

CNBC.com Commentary Editor

Cindy Perman is the commentary editor for CNBC.com. She also writes the "There Must be a Pony in Here Somewhere" blog and is the author of the book “New York Curiosities” (2013, 2nd edition). She has also done stand-up comedy. Follow her on Twitter @CindyPerman.

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  • Stocks Slide After Inflation Report Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 12:15 PM ET

    Stocks declined Tuesday as a much higher-than-expected jump in inflation at the producer level agitated a market already rattled by worries about the financial sector. Retail stocks also fell amid a weak outlook for consumer spending.

  • Dow Flirts With Bear as Financials Drag Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 5:20 PM ET

    The Dow shed 1.6 percent, putting it dangerously close to bear territory, as a fresh wave of worries about fallout from the mortgage crisis slammed financials.

  • Stocks Have Biggest Week Since April Friday, 8 Aug 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    Stocks rallied  Friday as a more than $4 a barrel drop in oil prices offset the drag of Fannie Mae's earnings miss.  It's going to be the same story next week: Energy prices. Even if there are disappointments in CPI or Wal-Mart's earnings, investors are expected to overlook them as the drop in gas prices puts more money in consumers' pockets.

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  • Cindy Perman is a writer at CNBC.com, covering jobs, real estate, retirement and personal finance.

  • Based in Los Angeles, Jane Wells is a CNBC business news reporter and also writes the Funny Business blog for CNBC.com.

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