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  • Stocks Resume Decline After Obama Pause Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 1:24 PM ET

    Stocks paused briefly as Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president but resumed their slide as banks took a beating over profit worries.

  • The Good, Bad, And Ugly In Chrysler/Fiat Deal Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 9:34 AM ET
    Deal, Handshake

    Like a Clint Eastwood spaghetti western, the alliance between Chrysler and Fiat is an intriguing piece of work that leaves you scratching your head.

  • The Pounding Of The Pound Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 9:21 AM ET

    The British pound fell to its lowest level against the dollar since 2001 on continuing fears that UK banks would need to raise more capital and are facing massive dilution from investments by the UK government.

  • Futures Fall Ahead of Obama Inauguration  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 8:55 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures failed to match the buoyant mood across the country Tuesday as concerns over the weakening economy remained despite the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.

  • UPDATED WITH VIDEO CLIPS.  Dateline NBC aired portions last night (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw.  Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months.   The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad.  This is the second part of the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • UPDATED WITH VIDEO CLIPS.  Dateline NBC aired portions last night (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw.  Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months.   The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad.  This is the first part of the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • Dateline NBC aired portions tonight (Sunday) of an interview with Warren Buffett by Tom Brokaw. Buffett tells Brokaw that Barack Obama is the right "commander in chief for the economy" but warns that no one should expect a "miracle" turnaround in the next few months. The two men also covered many other topics, including Obama's leadership style, excessive executive compensation, the challenges facing Detroit's automakers, China, and the role of greed in good times and bad. This is the complete transcript of that interview, as provided by NBC News.

  • Clock Is Ticking for GM, Chrysler Monday, 19 Jan 2009 | 9:44 AM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    Less than a month from today, GM and Chrysler will have to give the federal government an update on how they are doing in restructuring their companies.

  • Hitting The Brakes, Again. Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | 11:11 AM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    If you thought the auto industry and economy might be close to bottoming out and getting some traction, think again. The world's two largest auto makers are sending fresh signs that things will remain as bad, if not worse in 2009.

  • Congress And Its Cash For Clunkers Bill Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 10:25 AM ET
    Gas-guzzlers

    If there was ever a time to take the plunge and by that new, or at least newer car, this could be it. Congress is considering a "Cash for Clunkers" bill and in my opinion this is the ultimate win/win for buyers, dealers, and the auto makers.

  • Chrysler's Quarter In The Rumor Mill Wednesday, 14 Jan 2009 | 9:20 AM ET
    Chrysler

    What do you think will happen to Chrysler? That question was flying around the Detroit Auto Show this weekend, and trust me, some of the predictions I heard in Detroit were doozies.

  • Three Cars Worth Following At Detroit Auto Show Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 4:27 PM ET
    Cadillac Converj Concept

    I get the same question every year at the Detroit Auto Show: What was your favorite new car? My answer is almost always a model with an aggressive design and often it's a concept. This year, the Cadillac Converj stole my heart.

  • Can Technology Save the Auto Industry? Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 3:21 PM ET

    We take a look at some of the newest advancements debuting at the Detroit Auto Show.

  • Auto Ads: What Are The Big Three To Do? Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 3:20 PM ET
    The Big Three

    The auto show is under way in Detroit. But this year it's about far more than just having good-looking models and high mileage. The auto industry faces an even bigger battle with perception.

  • More and more seemingly law-abiding citizens are torching their cars, reporting them stolen and filing insurance claims. And it's affecting all of us.

  • AutoNation CEO: Gas Tax a Must To Sell Electric Cars Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 1:22 PM ET

    The automobile industry may be rolling out electric cars in attempt to save their companies, but consumers have no incentive to buy the cars if an energy policy and a gas tax are not implemented soon, said Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation.

  • Web Extra: More Breakthrough Auto Features Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 10:23 PM ET

    Lauren Fix discusses the newest tech features being unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show.

  • The Big Buzz From Auto Show Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 6:21 PM ET

    New cars are front and center at this year’s Detroit Auto Show. But one car in particular is generating some real buzz.

  • China's BYD Auto's e6 all-electric automobile made its U.S. debut today, with an assist from the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary MidAmerican Energy Holdings.  Check out our video from the Detroit Auto Show.

  • Let The Hybrid/Electric Car Wars Begin Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 9:56 AM ET
    2010 Fusion Hybrid

    At an auto show that lacks "buzz", there are a couple of battles taking shape. Both of them could have major implications as to what we will be driving for years to come.