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  • Oil is Cheap & Plentiful — Why is Gasoline Rising? Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 5:19 PM ET

    Oil is relatively cheap, supplies are more than ample (some analysts fear we're awash in crude), so why am I paying more at the gas pump than I was a month ago?

  • Got Pink-Slipped - Get Green Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 10:26 AM ET
    Downsizing

    I generally dismiss the relevance of tired adages, but there’s a timely truth to the saying that it’s hard to teach an old dog new tricks. In days like these, however, a little reinvention is key to survival.

  • High-End Housing Market Ravaged by Stock Selloff Tuesday, 3 Feb 2009 | 9:33 AM ET
    Greenwich, Connecticut home

    For wealthier Americans, the free-fall in stocks is not only ravaging their portfolios—it's taking a huge bite out of the value of their homes.

  • API Report Change Heightens Trader Curiosity Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 4:08 PM ET

    1st paragraph of story should go here

  • More Miles, Less Pollution: Hope Versus Reality Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 9:21 AM ET

    I hear it all the time. "Those guys know how to build a car that can get 50 MPG, but they just don't want to."

  • Pros Say: Potential Rebound in China this Quarter Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | 6:19 AM ET

    Global governments, like Japan, Sweden and possibly Russia, are stepping up aid to support ailing financial companies in order to re-instill economic growth.

  • What Are Obama's Next Moves on Environment? Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | 1:05 PM ET
    Global Warming

    President Barack Obama's decision Monday to reverse a pair of Bush administration environmental policies could be an sign of other decisions the new White House team could take to combat climate change.

  • Obama Moves To Reverse Bush Climate Policies Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | 10:54 AM ET
    Car Emissions

    U.S. President Barack Obama told the Environmental Protection Agency Monday to reconsider California's request to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars, reversing the climate policies of former President George W. Bush.

  • Constellation

    A unit of Warren Buffett's company has sold 2.7 million of the roughly 20 million shares of Constellation Energy Group it received when Constellation rejected a takeover bid last month.

  • GM Expects Much-Needed Round of Cash in Days Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | 9:05 AM ET
    General Motors world headquarters, Detroit, Michigan

    The target date for General Motors to get its second installment of government loans passed last week, but a top company executive says he expects the money to arrive in the next several days.

  • The Economics of Alternative Energy Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 10:09 AM ET

    Will the current global recession, slowdown for those of you in denial, be the making or the breaking of the renewable energy movement?

  • Will Big Oil Remain in the Race to Become Big Clean? Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 9:19 AM ET

    The realization that diversification of energy is in everyone's interest has shifted perceptions and the big oil companies, the likes of BP and Shell, have taken the lead in alternative energy.

  • 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.

  • Pickens Predicts $140 Oil When Economy Recovers Tuesday, 13 Jan 2009 | 11:05 AM ET

    Billionaire oil tycoon Boone Pickens, chairman of BP Capital, predicts oil will reach $75 a barrel within a year and go back up to $140 a barrel when the global economy turns around.

  • 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.

  • Confidence is the Key for Automakers: CEOs Monday, 12 Jan 2009 | 7:39 AM ET
    GM auto dealership with sign.

    Top executives at Ford Motor and General Motors stressed that the fortunes of automakers will depend on a turnaround in the economy and consumer confidence in particular.

  • US Carmakers Tout New Products at Detroit Autoshow Sunday, 11 Jan 2009 | 7:17 PM ET

    Just weeks after ending a year marked by dismal sales and a federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, U.S. automakers Sunday touted new products with a focus on fuel efficiency that they say will help ensure that their cars and trucks will roll off assembly lines for years to come.

  • Big Realty Opportunities in Big Apple: Ivanka Trump Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | 11:04 AM ET

    Now is the time to buy in Manhattan, if you have cash, said Ivanka Trump, The Trump Organization executive vice president of development and acquisitions.

  • Commission Calls for 50% Rise in Federal Fuel Tax Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | 6:47 AM ET

    Motorists are driving less and buying less gasoline, which means fuel taxes aren't raising enough money to keep pace with the cost of road, bridge and transit programs.

  • Chavez Says Will Seize Gold Concessions as Oil Falls Monday, 29 Dec 2008 | 1:21 PM ET
    Hugo Chavez

    Venezuela will seize several gold mining concessions that previous governments granted private operators, in a bid to supplement falling oil prices with proceeds from state-controlled gold, President Hugo Chavez said Saturday.