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CNBC Top Five Videos: El-Erian, Cramer & More

The Dow fell more than 2 percent Wednesday, followed by similar declines in the S&P and Nasdaq. Here are the day's top five videos.

Inflation in the Nation

"I think what has changed fundamentally in the last two months is that with the spike in commodity prices, the rest of the world that has been growing very rapidly and helping us is now starting to slow, and you're seeing policy makers in India and China saying 'I'm willing to sacrifice growth in order to contain inflation.' "

Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco co-CEO and co-CIO

Financial Focus

"We have a national financial problem. We may have a global financial problem, though I think the far Eastern banks are in much better shape than the U.S. banks and some of the banks in Europe."

Peter Cohen, Ramius founder

Economic Views

"I expect the economic recession to be long and project it to be about 12 to 18 months, and I expect the financial crisis to become more severe. There was complacency after Bear Stearns that the worst was behind us — instead the worst is ahead of us."

Nouriel Roubini, RGE monitor.com chairman

Stop Trading! Listen to Cramer

"I'm not predicting that Bank of America is going to fail. I am saying that it's more than likely that Bank of America will keep going lower. I'm very concerned about the situation. I don't think America is as concerned as they should be."

Mad Money's Jim Cramer

Maria's Market Message

"On the energy front, private equity firm Blackstone reportedly planning to invest more than $1 billion in a project to build wind farms. The "Meerwind" project, located in the North Sea, will feature 80 wind farms with the capacity of 400 megawatts."

CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera