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CNBC TO DEVOTE ENTIRE PRIMETIME TO CRISIS WITH A LIVE SPECIAL "WALL STREET CRISIS: IS YOUR MONEY SAFE?" TONIGHT, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH 7PM-9PM ET

Special Anchored by CNBC's Maria Bartiromo & Dylan Ratigan Live From The New York Stock Exchange and Carl Quintanilla Live From CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., September 15, 2008-With Bank of America buying Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers filing for bankruptcy, the question Americans are asking is what does this mean for my money?

CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will broadcast a live special "Wall Street Crisis: Is Your Money Safe?" tonight, Monday, September 15th from 7PM to 9PM ET. The two-hour live special will be anchored by CNBC's Maria Bartiromo & Dylan Ratigan live from the New York Stock Exchange and Carl Quintanilla live from CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

CNBC anchors, reporters and experts will examine what is happening right now on Wall Street, whether the problem has been solved and what you need to know about keeping your money safe.

Following "Wall Street Crisis: Is Your Money Safe?" CNBC will air live CNBC Asia programming from 9PM to 11PM ET tonight. CNBC will broadcast a special edition of "Squawk Box," co-anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla, tomorrow, Tuesday, September 16th beginning at 5AM ET.

Maria Bartiromo is the co-anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell" (3PM-4PM ET), anchor of "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo" (4PM-5PM ET) and host and managing editor of the nationally syndicated "Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo."

Dylan Ratigan is the anchor and co-creator of CNBC's "Fast Money" (5PM-6PM ET). Ratigan also co-anchors "The Call" (11AM-12PM ET) and "Closing Bell" (3PM-4PM ET). Melissa Lee is a CNBC reporter and anchor.

Carl Quintanilla is a co-anchor of CNBC's signature morning program, "Squawk Box" (6AM-9AM ET).


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