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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?
A coalition of 200 businesses and trade groups—including some of the biggest companies in the world—is asking Congress for relief from a two-year-old federal law requiring them to more fully fund their pension plans.
The U.S. dollar rallied to a two-week high against a basket of currencies Tuesday as worries about a deteriorating global economy prompted investors to shun riskier assets and flock to the safety of the greenback.
President-elect Barack Obama is steering clear of this weekend's emergency global financial summit in Washington, a decision that gives him distance from his unpopular predecessor's policies and avoids any appearance of upstaging the current president.
The struggling auto industry was thrust into the middle of a political standoff between the White House and Democrats on Monday as President-elect Barack Obama urged President Bush in a meeting at the White House to support immediate emergency aid.
The U.S. dollar fell against the euro Monday as news of a large economic stimulus package from China made traders more willing to take on risk.
President-elect Barack Obama will not make any Cabinet announcements this week, a spokeswoman said Monday.
The tensions and their increasingly public airing provide a revealing coda to the ill-fated McCain-Palin ticket, hinting at the mounting turmoil of a campaign that was described even by many Republicans as incoherent, negative and badly run.
Democrats won a number of key seats in building a larger and more formidable majority in Congress.
Barney Frank told us it was coming when he said there are a lot of rich people out there to tax. So higher taxes are coming and I think soon. The Bush tax cuts expire in 2010 but I think the Obama administration will try to move the increase to 2009 and early 2009 at that.
President-elect Barack Obama has proposed an ambitious plan to reform U.S. health care and get insurance for at least some of the 46 million Americans who now lack it.
U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has pledged to move ahead with the Doha round of world trade talks and to work to strengthen labor and environmental protections in the North American Free Trade Agreement.
U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has no time to waste. Two wars and a deepening financial crisis have raised expectations that he will quickly announce picks for senior government jobs after winning Tuesday's presidential election.
Barack Obama claimed a decisive victory in Tuesday's presidential election, and CNBC asked some big-name financial experts what this means for the market and the economy.
The dollar trimmed gains against the euro Wednesday after data showed the U.S. services sector shrank more than expected in October.
President Elect Barack Obama’s platform policies will almost certainly be scaled back based upon the current economic maelstrom, particularly if it carries over into next year with significance, as expected. So what will the new, leaner Obama policies look like?
Where does the future of Health Care lie? In an Obama or a McCain administration? Which is the better option for Americans? Watch the accompanying videos to see what experts say...
The Dow was up, the polls were full, and there's a lot at stake in this election. CNBC analysts weigh in on the election.
As Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) leads in electoral votes, according to NBC News, CNBC asked the experts their view on the candidate's tax plan.
As Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) holds the lead among polls on election night, the market experts discussed what an Obama Administration would mean for taxpayers, Wall Street and more.