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  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks continued to slide Wednesday after the Fed left the "extended period" language in their statement, referring to how long they will leave interest rates low. Stocks had already been trading lower after some disappointing earnings outlooks.

  • Toyota

    Think you may own one of the 2.3 million Toyota models being recalled because of a potentially dangerous accelerator?  It's easy to find out for sure.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks had a weak open Wednesday as investors were disappointed with some earnings outlooks and waited for the Federal Reserve's statement this afternoon. Stocks slipped further into the red after a report showed new home sales unexpectedly unexpectedly fell last month and as the House hearing on AIG began.

  • The Toyota logo is displayed on the grill of brand new Toyota RAV4s on the sales lot at City Toyota in Daly City, California.

    Toyota is suspending sales of roughly 57% of its new cars and shutting down assembly lines for eight models. That alone should spook Toyota investors. But the troubling part of Toyota halting sales of new models is the fact nobody knows how long it will last.

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    Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Wednesday, with investors looking for news both from companies reporting earnings and from economic leaders gathered for the World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks erased their gains just in time for the closing bell Tuesday as news that the Senate has scheduled a hearing on President Obama's bank proposal for next week rattled the market.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose for a third straight month.  Travelers led the Dow after beating earnings expectations.

  • Empty GM Dealership

    More than half of the nearly 2,800 dealers General Motors and Chrysler Group want to close are appealing those decisions, the group handling the appeals said Tuesday.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose for a third straight month.  Travelers led the Dow after beating earnings expectations.

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    After two years cutting tens of thousands of jobs, there's finally some good news coming from the auto industry. Auto makers are slowly adding jobs at new and existing plants around the country.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, with stock markets in Asia and Europe knocked down by news of monetary tightening in China.

  • Ford plans to add 1,200 jobs when it begins making the Explorer sport-utility vehicle in Chicago, according to Crains Chicago Business.

  • Shai Agassi, founder and CEO of Project Better Place, addresses a press conference.

    Better Place, the closely watched start-up that hopes to create vast networks of charge spots to power electric cars, is set to receive a vote of confidence on Monday, in the form of $350 million in new venture capital.

  • Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. And for the folks at GM, this is good news. Today Ed Whitacre Jr, the GM Chairman will announce he is taking the CEO job on a permanent basis. The move comes less than two months after Whitacre replaced Fritz Henderson as Chief Executive Officer. While some will dismiss this news as a natural development at GM, this is more than simply removing "interim" from Whitacre's CEO title.

  • The Mad Money host dishes on big government, financial reform, Geithner and Bernanke and a few hot bank and autos stocks.

  • The Toyota logo is displayed on the grill of brand new Toyota RAV4s on the sales lot at City Toyota in Daly City, California.

    On the surface, Toyota's latest recall related to unintended acceleration is the kind of scenario that could sink a company.

  • Stocks continued to slide on Friday, after logging their worst 2-day decline since June. Where should investors be looking? Mario Gabelli, founder, chairman and CIO of Gamco Investors, shared his stock picks.

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    CNW Marketing has tracked three car homes since the mid '90's and it finds there will be fewer this year, continuing a four-year pullback. According to CNW, the high water mark for three car homes was in 2006 when more than 13% of those surveyed said they had a spare car.

  • Many of the vehicles on this list happen to be some of the most exotic and expensive luxury cars on the market. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy looked at the fuel economy and emissions of 2010 model cars to rank the worse 12 cars for the environment, and the vehicles on the list are either high performance luxury cars--like the Bugatti Veyron--or heavy-duty trucks--like the GMC Yukon. Take a look at the 12 worst cars for the environment.

    The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy looked at the fuel economy and emissions of 2010 model cars to rank the worst 12 cars for the environment. Check out the list!

  • 2010 Prius

    One day after pledging to double its hybrid sales by 2011, Toyota is putting the pieces in place to make sure it has the batteries needed to support its expanded hybrid production