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  • Chrysler Exec: Fiat Deal Possible, But Prepared For Worse Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 12:52 PM ET
    Jim Press

    Chrysler is working hard to complete a deal with Fiat, but is also prepared if the deal doesn't go through, Vice Chairman and President Jim Press told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Chevron Halts Production as Mt. Redoubt Erupts Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 5:00 PM ET

    Chevron has halted its oil production in Cook Inlet because of continuing threats from Mount Redoubt eruptions at the Drift River terminal, where the company stores its oil.

  • OK, I'll Say It: The Senate Is Senile Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 4:25 PM ET

    If nobody else is going to say it, I will: the Senate is senile. I use the word senile deliberately because it has the same latin root as "senate." And the similarities don't stop at linguistics. The world's most poorly designed deliberative body has lost its mind.

  • Harder Deal Terms Seen for GM Bondholders, UAW Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 4:18 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    The White House's auto task force thinks that GM's latest offers to bond holders and auto workers will leave the company with too much debt and want the terms reduced even further, CNBC has learned.

  • GM CEO Forced Out as US Readies Autos Aid Monday, 30 Mar 2009 | 10:01 AM ET
    General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Rick Wagoner.

    Wagoner's resignation comes as the company awaits president Barack Obama's reports on efforts to save GM and Chrysler.

  • GM Makes Offers to Union, Bondholders Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 4:04 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    An offer from GM is a "first shot, a starting point" for negotiations, said a GM bondholder told CNBC, but "there’s great disparity between the bondholders versus labor."

  • The Environmental Protection Agency is putting on hold hundreds of mountaintop coal-mining permits until it can evaluate the projects' impacts on streams and wetlands.

  • GM Bondholders Concerned Over Lack of Progress Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | 4:50 PM ET

    GM bondholders sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the leaders of the auto task force Sunday expressing frustration that they have received no response from either GM or the auto task force regarding their suggestions for a near $28 billion debt exchange.

  • Text of the Letter From GM Bondholders Sunday, 22 Mar 2009 | 4:43 PM ET

    1st paragraph of story should go here

  • Exxon Liable for Gas Spill; Jury Awards $150 Million Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 5:34 PM ET

    A jury awarded about $150 million to 91 families Thursday who sued Exxon Mobil over wells contaminated by a gasoline leak north of Baltimore.

  • Joint Strike Fighter Project Criticized by GAO Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 5:15 PM ET
    Joint Strike Fighter F-35 from Lockheed Martin.

    The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter from Lockheed Martin is the most expensive defense program in history. Costs could reach $1 trillion, between buying the aircraft and supporting it for decades.

  • The White House was watching Warren Buffett this morning on CNBC.  Today Press Secretary Robert Gibbs responded to Buffett's comment that both parties, but especially the Democrats, are trying to use the economic crisis to push partisan goals.

  • AutoNation CEO: Green Cars Will Not Spur Industry Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 9:57 AM ET

    Autonation CEO Mike Jackson said today that despite the government’s push towards fuel-efficient vehicles, the creation of green cars will not spur auto sales.

  • GM's Henderson: February Sales Will Be Weak Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 6:18 AM ET
    General Motors logo

    General Motors expects weak sales in the US for February, which will be an "exceptionally weak" fleet month for automakers,  GM's chief operating officer told CNBC.

  • House OKs $410 Billion Bill to Boost Domestic Spending Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 4:56 PM ET

    The Democratic-controlled House approved $410 billion legislation Wednesday that boosted domestic programs, bristled with earmarks and chipped away at policies left behind by the Bush administration. The vote was 245-178, largely along party lines.

  • Oil Chiefs Urge Offshore Drilling Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 4:18 AM ET

    Executives of the biggest oil companies are taking their case for expanded offshore drilling to Congress, even as Democratic congressional leaders and the Obama administration promise to put some limits on energy development along the nation's coasts.

  • Energy Demand to Signal Economic Recovery: Total CEO Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 3:50 PM ET

    Christophe de Margerie doesn't see a bounce back this year, saying 2010 is more likely.

  • OPEC Should Cut Oil Supply if Demand Slow: Iraq Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 5:47 AM ET

    OPEC should look to reduce oil supply further if demand is insufficient to absorb supplies, Iraq's oil minister said on Tuesday.

  • Why This Recession Seems Worse Than '70s and '80s Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 10:59 AM ET
    Street crowd

    “The current situation has nothing in common with the Great Depression,” says one economist. “The sooner they [in Washington] stop spinning the bad news story and say nothing, the sooner we’ll be more confident.”