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  • Stock index futures extended losses after an initial uptick as data showed June orders for durable goods, excluding transportation, rose less than forecast despite overall orders posting their largest advance since July 2007.

  • The Dow rose for a sixth straight session Tuesday as stocks got a boost from an encouraging report on home prices and an unexpected jump in consumer confidence.

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    A new survey of Cash for Clunker participants by CNW Research found a higher than normal percentage of buyers "...have some or serious doubts they should have made the new-vehicle acquisition."

  • Stocks started the day higher Tuesday after an encouraging report on home prices, then soared even higher following an unexpected jump in consumer confidence.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a modestly higher open Tuesday, following the previous day's session in which the major averages finished with very little change.

  • It seems the cash for clunkers deal may have hit a sour note. And CNBC’s Phil Lebeau is all over the surprising development.

  • It is a story I've heard people whispering about over the last week.  Talk of dealers holding off on completing Cash for Clunker sales until paperwork is "approved" by the Federal government has picked up in the last week.

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    It is a story I've heard people whispering about over the last week.  Talk of dealers holding off on completing Cash for Clunker sales until paperwork is "approved" by the Federal government has picked up in the last week.

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    From Vermont to California, exhausted but appreciative car dealers watched their lots grow empty as crowds rushed to trade in gas guzzlers during the final weekend of the popular Cash for Clunkers program.

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    AutoNation, the nation's largest auto dealership chain, said Saturday it hit the brakes on the popular Cash for Clunkers program three days early because it wants to make sure it can submit the paperwork on thousands of sales to the government before a Monday evening deadline.

  • The rumors have been swirling for a few weeks.  Now there are reports Toyota President Jim Press is in fact leaving the company before the end of the year.  While the company will not officially comment on the reports, it appears to be the end of a strange marriage between Press and Chrysler.  It also would mark the end of a relationship that never flourished as many expected when Press left Toyota for the American auto maker.

  • Car Allowance Rebate System

    A comment from Bill Ford Jr. is one that explains why I, and many other reporters, are spending so much time reporting on the latest developments with electric cars.

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    As more American car buyers take advantage of the rebate program, the federal government is struggling to reimburse dealers that shoulder the rebates up front

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    Hundreds of auto dealers in the New York area have withdrawn from the government's Cash for Clunkers program, citing delays in getting reimbursed by the government, a dealership group said Wednesday.

  • AutoNation CEO Michael J. Jackson told CNBC Wednesday the government owes his company about $45 million in rebates from the cash-for-clunkers program, but said he still has faith in the program.

  • The market bounced back on Tuesday against all odds, just like the Mad Money host said it would.

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    Higher sales from the government's Cash for Clunkers program have prompted General Motors to boost production at several of its factories, according to company and union officials.

  • As evidenced by the recent selloff, most people don't believe the recovery will be straight up—or even a steady climb. So, the hot question right now is, what shape will it be—A triple-U? Square-root sign?

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    The Transportation Department says consumers who want to purchase a new car not yet on a dealer lot can still be eligible for the car rebate program.

  • Fritz Henderson

    Demand is up significantly in the auto industry, and General Motors expects to see "robust" sales in August and September, CEO Fritz Henderson told CNBC Thursday.