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  • Barry James thinks the market is in a bottoming phase, and he sees a rally on the horizon: “We don’t think we’re out of the overall bear market, but we think it’s time to buy."

  • "A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one." - Mary Kay

  • The US Federal Reserve needs to step into the market for short term borrowing in order to give banks the confidence to resume trading with each other, traders say.

  • Maria Bartiromo discusses Friday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to Monday's events.

  • Another black eye for the housing sector: KB Home reported that its third-quarter loss was more than four times that of the same quarter last year. But there's hope yet...

  • Washington Mutual is seized by the government; everyone is waiting for the bailout. So which way are the markets headed? Thomas Schroeder, market strategist at Chart Partners Group, says that charts show the Dow could test news lows during October.

  • Melissa Lee sits in for Maria Bartiromo, discussing Thursday's top business and financial stories -- and looking ahead to Friday's events.

  • Hedge funds executives tell CNBC that several Wall Street firms are marketing a new hedging product that would allow them to "short" stocks-, even those on the banned short sale list.

  • 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.

  • Options traders have been bracing themselves for bad news from some of Wall Street's most reliable companies, said Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers.

  • Maria Bartiromo discusses Wednesday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's events.

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    Investors who think the ban on short selling provides a buying opportunity could get stung by a likely selloff when the rules expire Oct. 2.

  • What's REX Capital Group's Jonathan Kleisner doing, with the markets in a spin? Two answers: options strategies and oil plays.

  • Don't judge all financial stocks by the Lehman-AIG-Merrill meltdown. Commercial banks look strong and will get stronger, according to Richard Bove and Jack Bouroudjian. The expert strategists offered their recommendations to CNBC. (Part Two)

  • Don't judge all financial stocks by the Lehman-AIG-Merrill meltdown. Commercial banks look strong and will get stronger, according to Richard Bove and Jack Bouroudjian. The expert strategists offered their recommendations to CNBC. (Part One)

  • Have Chinese equities bottomed?  Jerry Lou, China strategist at Morgan Stanley, offered CNBC his outlook for the Shanghai-Beijing stock market.

  • The Price is Right -- or is it? With untold billions about to be put to work to mop up this mortgage-related mess, the $700 billion question is price. How will "PBC Partners" (Paulson Bernanke Cox) figure out what to pay for all those ''priceless assets'' when for months, Wall Street's smartest were unable to get much further than "illiquid = worthless"?

  • Pharmas, energy, information technology and industrials are still good defensive plays, Grant Bowers, portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Investments, told "Worldwide Exchange."

  • Maria Bartiromo discusses Monday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's events. Oil prices, Lennar earnings, Goldman and Morgan Stanley, tech stock buybacks, the dollar slide and more!

  • Robert Napoli, managing director at Piper Jaffray, has found a calm corner in the stormy financial sector.  "We've been pointing clients away from the volatility of the credit risk and troubled assets to an area where we call 'financial technology,'" Napoli told CNBC.