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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 End July Mixed as Oil Falls 11% Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    The Dow returned to a triple-digit decline as disappointing earnings from a trio of components dragged on the index, as did a disappointing jobless-claims report. The Nasdaq, however, got a boost from a bid for ImClone.

  • After Battling It Out, Both Dow, Oil Win Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    Stocks and oil typically move in opposition, but not today. A late-day rally in financials propelled the Dow to a triple-digit gain, while oil ended near $127 a barrel. The Nasdaq was the lagging index, gaining just 0.4 percent.

  • Stocks Claw Back Prior Session's Losses Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 5:19 PM ET

    It just goes to show you, a little attitude never hurts: Stocks clawed back all of the prior session's losses as oil hit its lowest point since May and consumer confidence improved.

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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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