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    Warren Buffett will be calling into CNBC's Squawk Box tomorrow (Tuesday, February 12) morning during the 8am ET hour for a First on CNBC live telephone interview with Becky Quick and the rest of the Squawk team.  Buffett will be discussing the bond insurance situation.

  • Need Investment Advice? Ask Investors' Clinic Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:37 AM ET

    Stock market bulls may be disappointed with the start to trading this week, but as one market underperforms there could be another reaping the rewards. If you need advice on where to put your money or adjust your portfolio then look no further.

  • Bonds Capitalize on Fear in Stock Market Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 1:05 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices rallied, recovering from their worst rout in four years as recession fears and worries about credit markets restored the allure of safe-haven government bonds.

  • Bonds Tumble as Treasury Auction Disappoints Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 2:47 PM ET

    Long bonds tumbled more than three full points on Thursday as selling accelerated following a poorly received auction of 30-year U.S. Treasurys.

  • S&P Overhauling Ratings Process, Vows Transparency Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 8:08 AM ET

    Standard & Poor's is changing in the way it rates risk, implementing an overhaul that runs the gamut from governance procedures to public education to quell increasing scrutiny of the bond-rating firm's analytical integrity.

  • MBIA to Raise $750 Million for Insurance Unit Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 6:02 PM ET

    MBIA said on Wednesday it would raise $750 million by issuing new shares, as the largest U.S. bond insurer tries to boost its capital to retain the top credit ratings crucial for its business.

  • Bonds Slip as Profit-Takers Step In Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 1:59 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices fell Wednesday as investors took profits from a rally that has pushed yields to four-year lows amid fears of a possible U.S. recession.

  • Treasury debt prices climbed Tuesday after data showed the all-important service sector contracted sharply last month, sending recession-wary investors into safe-harbor government bonds.

  • Bond Prices Fall in Profit Taking Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 5:32 PM ET

    Long-dated U.S. Treasury debt prices fell Monday as traders took profits ahead of new supply of government bonds this week, cashing in on a recent rally driven by fears of a U.S. recession.

  • More Than Just Banks Now Feeling Subprime Pain Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 3:33 PM ET

    Financials have taken a big hit related to subprime problems, but now it's looking like no firm is safe — the mortgage mess is having an impact on a number of other sectors.

  • Bonding Over The Bond Blog: Your Emails To Me Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 3:07 PM ET

    I tried to break down how the bond insurer crisis could impact the whole economy. You wrote back (see the bottom for criticism that it is the "worst" article to date!) Retired insurance analyst Mike S.:"A bit simplistic, but generally on target. Good job."

  • Ambac and MBIA: Bonds, Jane's Bonds Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 1:45 PM ET

    Most Americans don’t know the difference between "monoline" and "mononucleosis." Suddenly we’re told the fate of capitalism rests on saving teetering monoline bond insurers from losing their AAA credit ratings. Today I report on how this all relates to you.

  • Banks Attempt to Rescue Ambac, Other Insurers Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 3:31 PM ET

    Efforts to help bail out troubled bond insurers are escalating, with one group of big banks focusing on a potential rescue of Ambac Financial Group, CNBC has learned.

  • Bonds Move Higher as Recession Fears Resurface Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    U.S. government bond prices rose as recession fears mounted after news of the first labor market contraction in four and a half years.

  • Bonds Steady as Stocks Stage Turnaround Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 1:08 PM ET

    Treasury debt prices were little changed Thursday, paring earlier gains as stocks climbed amid assurances from a bond insurer that it has enough cash to cover its near-term needs.

  • Need Investment Advice? Ask Investors' Clinic Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 10:07 AM ET

    It's been another volatile week in stock markets, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of investment opportunities out there. If you need advice on where to put your money or adjust your portfolio then look no further.

  • MBIA Posts $2.3 Billion Loss Because of Writedown Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 4:09 AM ET

    MBIA, a bond insurer struggling to maintain the top credit ratings necessary for its business, posted a quarterly loss on Thursday after a $3.5 billion writedown.

  • Beware of the Dividend Dupe Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 7:42 PM ET

    A dividend increase isn’t always a sign of a rosy financial picture. Karen Finerman plots the dividend dupe and how to protect against it.

  • Is Bernanke Out of Bullets? Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 7:29 PM ET

    After stocks decline following a hefty half-point cut, what more can the Fed chief do?

  • Stop Trading!: Buy the Financials Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 3:27 PM ET

    The Fed's half-percent rate cut puts the banks back in the game.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.