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Top News & Analysis Detroit

  • Motor City's Muni Lesson

    Detroit is $19 billion in debt, and in danger of becoming the country's municipal bankruptcy. What this means for the municipal bond market, with Steve Malanga, Manhattan Institute senior fellow; and Doc Thompson, The Blaze Radio.

  • Fighting Blight in Detroit

    Chairman of the Detroit Blight Authority, Bill Pulte is looking to get rid of the dangerous homes in the depressed city of Detroit. He is working to stabilize the city and help fix the suffering public safety issues by decreasing the number of abandon buildings.

  • Michael Ward, auto analyst at Sterne Agee, discusses the US auto industry "steady recovery", why the Detroit 3 are the biggest beneficiaries and why Japanese brands should continue to hold up.

  • Curator Adam Lovell deflates a car capsule housing a 965 Ford XD Cobra prototype owned by the Detroit Historical Society.

    Lurching toward a possible bankruptcy filing, Detroit has become distraught at talk of selling municipal treasures, such as a classic car collection, to help pay off debts.

  • Moody's & the Motor City

    Discussing the state of Detroit's economy, with CNBC Contributor Keith Boykin; Heather Higgins, Independent Women's Voice; and Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum.

  • Detroit said it would stop making some debt payments and asked creditors to accept pennies on the dollar to help it avoid the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in US history.

  • Detroit's Damaging Debt Situation

    James Hohman of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy discusses how the city might deal with its unfunded health care and pension obligations.

  • Detroit Defaults

    The city of Detroit is defaulting on $2.5 billion in debt. It's part of the city's attempt to reinvent itself and get on solid financial footing. It will impact retirees and current city workers, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • U.S. Treasury

    The Treasury Department says it will begin another round of sales of the General Motors stock it acquired during the government's bailout of the auto industry.

  • US Truck Consumption Recovering: Pro

    Itay Michaeli, auto analyst at Citi, says May should be a "pretty good month" for truck sales which should benefit Detroit makers and says there is "so much pent up demand left".

  • There's a lot on the agenda as Detroit's emergency financial manager tries to meet a deadline to decide whether the city and escape a bankruptcy filing.

  • Emergency Financial Manager in a report issued on Monday presented a review of Detroit's problems, from gaping budget deficits to a crushing debt load and said the city is insolvent.

  • Specialized hedge funds which transformed corporate bankruptcies may be poised to descend on another landscape: struggling cities and counties - and no place beckons more than Detroit.

  • Power House: Motor City Real Estate

    What can your money buy you in Detroit, Michigan? Jeff Glover, JeffGloverSells.com, weighs in.

  • Shinola Watches in Detroit.

    Five floors above West Milwaukee Street in Detroit, in the old home of General Motors design studio, a small company called Shinola is at work on a big dream. It is bringing high-end watchmaking back to the U.S.

  • Setting Up Shop In Detroit

    Shinola makes high-end watches and bicycles and is building a factory in Detroit, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Workers will assemble the company's 65 different styles of watches there.

  • Shinola: Putting a New Face on Detroit

    One company wants to put a new face on "Motown," reports CNBC's Mary Thompson

  • Buy General Motors or Ford?

    Are U.S. automakers back? Michael Ward, Sterne Agee auto analyst, explains why he is betting big on Detroit.

  • GM 2013 Cadillac SRX Luxury Crossover

    GM recalls some 2013 Buick LaCrosse and Cadillac SRX vehicles to fix a software issue that could increase the risk of a crash.

  • Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing

    Standard & Poor's on Friday showed its support for Michigan's takeover of Detroit by upgrading the city's credit rating to "stable" from "negative."