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  • Stocks Open Lower Amid Global Economy Doubts Wednesday, 9 Dec 2009 | 10:27 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened flat to slightly lower Wednesday as concerns mounted over the global economy and the US dollar continued to assert itself as a popular safety play.

  • Futures Push Higher; Dubai Doubts Persist Wednesday, 9 Dec 2009 | 6:12 AM ET
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    Stock index futures indicated a more even-keeled market Wednesday, though debt concerns regarding Dubai and elsewhere remain prominent in the minds of investors.

  • Sovereign Wealth Funds Have Big Paydays From Crisis Monday, 7 Dec 2009 | 9:57 AM ET
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    The white knights that came to the rescue of banks during the financial crisis are going home, with their pockets full of bounty from their good deeds, reports the New York Times.

  • Dubai Still a 'Melt-Down' Risk: Strategist Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 6:35 AM ET

    Stocks face a potential "melt down" because of the concerns raised by Dubai World's debt problems, but stocks could also "melt up" if the issue is resolved, Marshall Gittler, international chief strategist at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management, told CNBC.

  • Who Is Dubai Contagion Likely to Affect Most? Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 7:01 AM ET
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  • Stocks Finish Higher After Dubai News Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 5:46 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks pulled off a modest gain Monday, led by banks, after Dubai World said it would try to restructure about $26 billion of its debt. Chips also gained. But retailers finished lower.

  • Oil Rally May Not Hold, Despite Iranian Tensions Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 4:07 PM ET
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    Oil prices spiked more than 2 percent Monday after news flashed on the wires about a British yacht crew being detained in Iran. Traders were already on high-alert after report this morning that the Iranian government plans to expand its nuclear program.

  • Stocks Struggle; Home Depot Drags Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 2:06 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks retreated Monday as investors sorted through Dubai and retail news. Industrials and Home Depot were the biggest drags on the Dow. Financials gained.

  • Stocks Retreat as Home Depot Drags Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 11:08 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks retreated Monday as investors sorted through Dubai and retail news. Industrials and Home Depot were the biggest drags on the Dow. Financials gained.

  • Abu Dhbai

    Investors are watching to see if Abu Dhabi will use its wealth to bail out Dubai, the deeply indebted emirate that shook world markets when it said last week that its chief investment arm, Dubai World, would not be able to pay its debts on time. The New York Times reports.

  • Futures Edge Lower Amid Dubai Worries Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 7:50 AM ET
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    The rally still has some room to go, Dodge Dorland, chief investment officer at Landor Capital Management, said Monday.

  • Dow Ends Week Flat Despite Dubai Selloff Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 4:52 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks rallied at the beginning of the week, then sold off on Dubai worries Friday, leaving the Dow within 10 points of where it started the week.

  • Some of Dubai World's Major Holdings Around Globe Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 12:06 PM ET

    A look at some of the holdings of Dubai World, which is seeking a six-month delay in payments on some of the $60 billion it owes.

  • Stocks Pare Losses After Initial Dubai Drop Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 11:03 AM ET
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    Stocks pared their losses Friday, after a sharp drop at the open amid worries about Dubai defaulting on its debt.

  • Dubai's Debt Woes Signal New Era for Creditors Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 9:19 AM ET
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    The fact that Dubai has been struggling under huge debts is not a surprise to anyone who has followed the Emirate’s economy over the last 10 years.

  • Futures Sharply Lower on Dubai Worries Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 5:31 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower open for a holiday-shortened session Friday, mirroring losses in European and Asian markets after Dubai announced the first step of restructuring some of its debt.

  • The market won't retest its March lows, but it will turn choppy around January or February, said Joe Quinlan, chief market strategist at Bank of America.

  • Qatar’s Big Hopes For The Future Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 10:48 AM ET
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    Maria Bartiromo sat down with Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al-Thani to discuss recovery in the Middle East. The nation holds 14% of the world’s natural gas, its ranked number three in the world. Oil and gas has made Qatar the second highest per-capital income country following Liechtenstein.

  • A Dubai Investment Arm Struggles With Debt Load Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 10:48 AM ET
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    The unit of the government-owned Dubai World conglomerate is said to have frozen its investment activity and laid off about 20 percent of its staff, reports The New York Times.