Autos Automobiles and Components

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    United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger said it is critical the Big 3 receive a financial aid package from Congress to avoid one or more of Detroit's auto makers from sliding into a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

  • For the last "Invest in America" segment of another volatile (is anyone else getting tired of that word?) trading week, Cramer brings on Sandy Cutler, CEO of Eaton, one of the market's surprise stories of late. It's one of those "accidental high-yielders-companies that paid paltry yields that have been transformed into generous, juicy ones because of the massive declines in their stocks." These kinds of stories and these kinds of companies are Cramer's fave. Eaton once offered a slight 2% yield during its 52-week high of $99, but now boasts more than double that: a 4.8% yield at where the stock is trading.

  • Another week of volatility is over: major declines Monday through Thursday morning, followed by a huge rally Thursday afternoon, ending with a failed rally today. What's ahead next week? Cramer thinks the downside may not be over and poses a major question: if you knew there was another Lehman Brothers ahead -- the collapse of LB being the instigator for most of the financial crisis that started early this Fall -- would you buy or sell?

  • Big 3 Bailout

    For better or worse, the CEOs of GM, Ford, and Chrysler have bought into the idea that this "spinning" is the way to win over the public and law makers. They are no doubt being told that this is the way to stop people from believing Detroit brought many of these problems on themselves.

  • A hidden-camera investigation reveals the “recommended” repairs that could destroy your engine.

  • The downtown in the economy for the automakers has a silver lining for the consumer: Great deals.

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    You won't want to miss tonight's show, where we take you under the hood and undercover to reveal the worst car repair rip-offs.

  • Big 3 Bailout

    An old friend of mine always used to say, "There's no such thing as a free lunch."

  • Stocks looked set to go three for three, opening lower once again as doubt about the effectiveness of government intervention seeped deeper into the market. The Dow fell nearly 200 points, or 2 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

  • GM, Chrysler, and Ford

    Democratic congressional leaders plan to begin work next week on a financial bailout for the troubled U.S. auto industry.

  • Here are some hard numbers on what could happen if the Big Three go under.

  • Stocks looked set to go three for three, opening lower once again as doubt about the effectiveness of government intervention seeped deeper into the market. The Dow fell nearly 200 points, or 2 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

  • Stocks looked set to go three for three, opening lower once again as doubt about the effectiveness of government intervention seeped deeper into the market. The Dow fell nearly 200 points, or 2 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

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    With all the talk about bailing out Detroit's auto makers, there is one part of the equation people seem to gloss over. What will it take to get people buying cars/trucks/SUVs again?

  • Stock index futures indicated another down day for Wall Street, as investors doubted whether government intervention would alleviate economic turmoil.

  • Find out whether the short-term savings cost you more in the long run.

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    Goldman Sachs added to its late-day rally after the bell as CEO Lloyd Blankfein addressed a Maryland financial conference. Are shares at a level worth owning?

  • The director of the FHFA discusses a new loan modification plan that will take effect December 15 while the CEO of Hulu.com, a joint venture between NBC Universal and News Corp, discusses his business during the economic downturn. Following are today's top videos:

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    The push for an auto industry bailout gained momentum as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would bring the House back next week to approve "emergency and limited financial assistance" for the battered industry.

  • Stocks fell to their lowest levels in two weeks as worries about a global slowdown spooked the market.