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  • Stocks pared gains Friday afternoon as the dollar gained strength. Consumer discretionary was a standout after reports showed retail sales rising and consumers' mood improving.

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    Stocks opened higher Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment improved in early December and retail sales rose much more than expected last month.

  • Stock index futures added to gains Friday after economic reports showed stronger than expected retail sales in November while inflation remained tame.

  • Cramer interviews the CEO behind this ailing automaker’s miraculous turn.

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    The leadership changes at GM keep coming. The latest, two new people running Chevrolet as well as Buick/GMC are out.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks rebounded Wednesday, as a weaker U.S. dollar gave a boost to commodities, sending materials stocks higher.

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    Volkswagen, the world's #3 automaker may not be a brand with much pull here in the U.S., but around the world it's flexing its muscle. In the last two days it has struck two deals that should go a long ways towards helping the German automaker eventually pass Toyota to become #1 in the world.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened flat to slightly lower Wednesday as concerns mounted over the global economy and the US dollar continued to assert itself as a popular safety play.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures indicated a more even-keeled market Wednesday, though debt concerns regarding Dubai and elsewhere remain prominent in the minds of investors.

  • Ed Whitacre

    One week after taking over the GM CEO job, Ed Whitacre finally took questions from reporters about the troubled automaker, his goals for the company, and the culture change he is leading at General Motors

  • Jon Lauckner, General Motors' Vice President of Global Product Planning, speaks at the Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant. GM announced that they will invest $336 million to build the new Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle at the plant.

    Edward E. Whitacre Jr., the new chief executive of General Motors, has one big advantage as he tries to turn around the automaker — a stockpile of cash to develop new cars and trucks.

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    With GM now searching for a permanent CEO, the hunt will be unlike any the auto industry or the folks in Detroit have seen before.

  • More consumers, businesses and universities looking to cut transportation costs are ditching car ownership for car sharing.

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    Don't miss Cramer's interviews with some of the top CEOs in the US.

  • Ed Whitacre

    Admitting all along that he is not a car guy, GM Chairman and new CEO Ed Whitacre is quickly turning to two people who know GM and auto industry to be his top advisors in restructuring the troubled automaker.

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    General Motors Chairman Ed Whitacre Jr. says he is putting engineering chief Mark Reuss in charge of GM's North American operations in a management shakeup.

  • Ever wonder why some of the economy’s biggest successes are painted as failures? Let Cramer explain.

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    General Motors has reached an agreement to sell half of its India operations and a small stake in its China business to its main joint-venture partner in China, in exchange for cash and an increased stake in a second Chinese venture, people with a detailed knowledge of the transaction said on Thursday evening.

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    If you were shocked by the sudden resignation of GM CEO Fritz Henderson, imagine being in the General Motors management team.

  • Edward Whitacre

    Ed Whitacre is now fully in charge of General Motors and for better or worse he will change the automaker. The real question is whether his moves will be successful?