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  • Stocks declined Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent the already-rattled market to session lows.

  • Stocks declined Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent the already-rattled market to session lows.

  • Stocks opened lower Wednesday after a trio of dismal economic news and a profit warning from JPMorgan Chase.

  • Futures fell sharply Wednesday after a trio of dismal economic news and a profit warning from JPMorgan Chase.

  • The ban on short-selling of high-profile financial stocks has prevented bear-market rallies and an extension of the ban would be a 'big mistake,' Kirby Daley, senior strategist at the Newedge Group, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.

  • Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly mixed open for Wall Street, with investors cautious after the Senate approved a sweetened version of the $700 billion bailout package for banks.

  • The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether traders spread rumors to drive down shares of former investment banks Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, USA Today reported, citing an SEC subpoena.

  • Those looking for opportunities to short stocks and want to avoid the ban can bet on a downturn in the industrial sector, Simon Goodfellow, Head of European Equity Strategy Research, ING Wholesale Banking told CNBC on Friday.

  • Traders are passing around this document which purportedly lifts the ban on short selling in Russia. Those who are adamantly opposed to a blanket ban on short selling are claiming this makes Russia more of a capitalist country than we are.

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    Having trouble understanding the Wall Street rescue plan? Think of it in terms of some popular TV shows: "Who’s the Boss?" "Deal or No Deal" and "Jeopardy."

  • Federal regulators have subpoenaed recent trading records from several Nymex traders as part of a widening investigation into the sharp rise in oil prices on Monday, reports the New York Times.

  • Why is New York moving to regulate a complicated part of the derivative market? Because no one else was keeping an eye on it, says the state's insurance chief.

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    Institutional money managers will not have to disclose their short positions to the public immediately, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Sunday

  • Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson discusses a comprehensive approach to market developments, while Gold was up over 15% over the past two days but took a beating this morning. Following are today's top videos:

  • This week's wild ride on Wall Street literally mimicked a rollercoaster ride: a couple of stomach-turning drops before coasting to the end and dropping you off exactly where you started.  After being down by nearly 1000 points at Wednesday's close, the Dow clawed back those 1000 points in the following two days leaving the blue-chip index off just about 40 points from where it ended last Friday!

  • Several companies with large operations in the financial services sector are looking to be added to the government's list of stocks that cannot be sold short.