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  • Kirk Kerkorian

    How's this for an intriguing move. Tracinda Corp., the investment firm representing the vast interests of billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian is tendering an offer to take a greater stake in Ford Motor Company.

  • Cummins Crushes Caterpillar Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 7:08 PM ET

    This company is years ahead of the competition, Cramer says.

  • Ericsson Boosts Euro Shares, Banks Steady Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 12:11 PM ET

    European shares rallied on Friday to end the week in positive territory, led by technology stocks after Ericsson beat forecasts with its earnings, and as the banking sector stabilized.

  • European Earnings: Ericsson Shares Soar Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 11:33 AM ET

    Earnings news dominated Friday's European trade with Sweden's Ericsson's shares up more than 12 percent after the company reported better-than-expected results.

  • View from the Top: What CEOs Are Saying Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 8:29 AM ET

    Chief executives from Europe discussed earnings, opportunities and challenges their companies face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Friday.

  • Honda Profit Tumbles, Sees Yen Hitting 2008 Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 3:28 AM ET

    Honda Motor posted a muchbigger than expected 85.6 percent tumble in quarterly net profit on Friday, and forecast a weak year ahead hit by a stronger yen, rising commodities prices and a soft U.S. car market.

  • Microsoft Points to Lower Open Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    Microsoft beats expectations but lowers its forecast, Apple surges, the greenback makes a big comeback and more in Thursday's Word on the Street.

  • Ford's Turnaround Picks up Steam Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 10:45 AM ET
    Alan Mulally

    This is getting to be a habit for Ford Motor Chief Executive Alan Mulally. Once again, his company has posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings. This time, the company turned a $100 million profit when Wall Street was forecasting a loss of roughly $300 million.

  • Ford Shares Rally as Automaker Swings to Profit Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 7:35 AM ET
    Ford announced today that it is cutting production by 21% resulting in downtime at the assembly plant in St. Thomas Ontario on Friday Aug. 18, 2006. Ford Motor Co. announces sharp cuts in its North American production that would force it to partially shut down plants in the U.S. and Canada in the fourth quarter. (AP Photo/Canadian Press, Geoff Robins)

    Ford Motor posted a quarterly profit on Thursday led by strong results in Europe and South America and a narrowing loss in North America.

  • Hyundai Posts 28% Rise in Profit, Misses Forecasts Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 1:43 AM ET

    Hyundai Motor on Thursday posted a 28% rise in quarterly net profit but the result missed forecasts by a wide margin as rising raw material prices offset higher sales fueled by a weaker won.

  • On the Line: Copart CEO Willis Johnson Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 6:43 PM ET

    Autopart recycling is a part of a broader secular trend that plays right into this company's business, Cramer says.

  • Europe Preview: Big Names Roll Out Results Thursday Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET
    Fiat's 2007 Nuova 500 car.

    Thursday will be a big day for European earnings, with heavyweights like Credit Suisse, Fiat and ABB set to hit the tape.

  • Can Washington Really Push Alternative Cars? Wednesday, 23 Apr 2008 | 10:47 AM ET

    Are we finally at the tipping point? You know, the point where people are so fed up with spending $40, $60, or $80 to fill up their car, truck or SUV that they clamor for something to be done? If word of mouth is worth anything, I say we've hit that point.

  • RBS Sends Euro Shares Lower; Miners Rise Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 12:10 PM ET

    European shares fell for a second consecutive day on Tuesday, led lower by banks after Royal Bank of Scotland unveiled a record rights issue, while gains in mining and oil stocks lent some support.

  • GM's Asian promise Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 10:21 AM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    There is a fondness and attraction to Cadillac, Buick and Chevrolet that is helping GM make headway in China.

  • Beijing Auto Show: Is It Bigger Than Detroit? Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    Talk about coming of age. The Beijing Auto Show and China's auto market are making a statement this week. It's loud and clear: "We are world players!" In fact, it brings up the question about whether this show and the Chinese market are bigger than the Detroit Show and U.S. Market?

  • Hybrids Find Growing Acceptance on Main Street USA Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 1:52 PM ET
    2005 Toyota Prius.

    Hybrids are finding growing acceptance around the country - including the Midwest, although the West Coast , thanks to California, is still the largest market.

  • Chrysler on Track for 2008 Goals: CEO Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 2:39 AM ET

    Chrysler is on target to meet the goals set by its private equity owner Cerberus Capital Management, despite a weakening U.S. economy, the company's top executive said on Thursday.

  • American Axle, UAW Talks Progressing; No Deal Yet Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 8:53 AM ET

    American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings and the United Auto Workers have made progress in talks aimed at ending a seven-week strike at five U.S. plants, but talk of a tentative agreement remains premature, a company spokeswoman said Thursday.

  • Toyota's Operating Profit May Fall by Quarter Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 10:14 PM ET

    Toyota Motor's 2008/09 operating profit is likely to fall by around a quarter, underscoring tough business conditions for Japanese manufacturers, the Nikkei business daily said on Thursday.