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  • Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Americans may be asked to come to the aid of their banks again — this time, with the added inducement of possibly making some money for themselves, the New York Times reports.

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    Stocks slid on Thursday with the Dow and S&P falling to 12-year lows and the Nasdaq finishing at its lowest level since March 2003.

  • Following are the day's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot and Wellpoint popped while Legg Mason and Novartis dropped.

  • Stocks ended at session highs Wednesday, led by banks, amid enthusiasm for this so-called "bad bank" plan and as the $825 billion stimulus package neared approval.

  • Stocks held onto a nearly 200-point gain Wednesday after the Federal Reserve issued its statement on the economy.

  • Stocks shot out of the gate Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to move ahead on an $825 billion economic stimulus plan and banks got a boost from this so-called "bad bank" plan.

  • The Fed takes center stage Wednesday in a market that will see another deluge of earnings news. Traders are also watching for more news on the Obama Administration's plans for the TARP and the proposal to develop a "bad bank" to hold toxic assets

  • Plus, Cramer makes the call on retail, oil and stocks with dividends.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Fluor Corp popped while Research In Motion and General Motors dropped.

  • Facing record outflows, money-losing investments and troubled money market accounts, the mutual fund industry is among the hardest hit in the credit crisis. How will the industry pick up the pieces?

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of PetroChina and Freeport McMoRan popped while Legg Mason and Google dropped.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Chesapeake Energy and Legg Mason popped while Johnson & Johnson and Kraft Foods dropped.

  • With less than a week before the Presidential Election, the candidates are rushing to key battleground states to convince voters of their economic plans to deal with the financial crisis. But will it help? 

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    A series of companies reported earnings Wednesday, offering a mixed picture and generally cautious outlooks.

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    The bailout bill that President Bush quickly signed into law on Friday must do what financial experts have been unable to do for the last year — put a dollar value on mortgage-related assets that no one wants, reports The New York Times.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AIG and Petrobras popped while Kraft and General Motors dropped.

  • Stocks declined Monday as a more than $16 jump in oil prices exacerbated the selloff on Wall Street started by worries about the ability of the government bailout to revive the financial system.

  • Stocks declined Monday amid increasing worry about how far the government bailout plan will stretch and as oil prices shot up nearly $20 a barrel.

  • Stocks declined Monday as investors have begun to realize that, despite the government bailout, there's more pain to come.

  • Stocks opened lower Monday as Friday's euphoria cooled with investors realizing that financial woes could go on for quite some time and a fresh wave of new developments emerged.