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  • Stimulus Scorecard

    On the final business day of October, the Obama Administration released the most complete report yet on how the Recovery Act is performing in the greater U.S. economy.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer and as the dollar rallied. The Dow shed 250 points, or 2.5 percent, but finished flat for the month.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer.

  • The House Ethics Committee formally acknowledged that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA.) is under investigation for allegedly using her influence to help a bank in which her husband owned stock

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened lower Friday after reports showed consumer sentiment and spending have declined.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Friday, the last trading day of October, after the Dow experienced its best day in 3 months Thursday after GDP data showed the world's biggest economy exited recession in the third quarter.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell. The Dow jumped more than 2 percent—its best day since July.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell.

  • On March 18 of this year the Treasury announced they would buy $300 billion of Treasury paper to support the market. They will finish the program this week and some are worried about possible fallout in the market.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell.

  • Futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Thursday ahead of the all-important U.S. third-quarter gross domestic product data.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled to session lows late Wednesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, as worries about the recovery gripped the market.

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    The proposed financial reform bill would amend the Federal Reserve Act to take away the central bank’s independent ability to bailout a specific company.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks were lower at the halfway point Wednesday as investors shrugged off some good news and worries about the recovery gripped the market.

  • Stocksskidded Wednesday, despite a rise in durable-goods orders and some earnings beats, as worries about the recovery dragged on the market.

  • Stimulus Scorecard

    While President Obama unveiled $3.4 billion worth of stimulus grants for smart grid technologies Tuesday in Florida, CNBC was in South Carolina, looking at Itron, a company that stands to reap big profits from that money.

  • The weak consumer confidence report that hit U.S. stocks on Tuesday is having a lingering effect this Wednesday, with global stock markets falling and stock index futures pointing to another lower open on Wall Street.

  • Stocks struggled Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices. But consumer-discretionary stocks dragged on the market after a disappointing consumer-confidence report.

  • Stocks pulled back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence declined in October.