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  • 7 Insurers Sue Toyota Over Acceleration Crashes Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | 4:13 AM ET
    Toyota headquarters

    Seven insurance companies have sued Toyota Motor in an attempt to recover money paid to cover crashes they blame on sudden acceleration.

  • Stocks rose sharply to close the first day of trading in 2011, but the "Fast Money" traders thought these names were the most interesting.

  • Top 10 Dorm-Room Ventures Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 9:24 AM ET
    Who says you need a college degree to start a business? Plenty of people can’t bear to wait that long, so they launch their companies long before graduation day.While the success of these dorm-room ventures can vary widely, there are plenty of student—and former student—entrepreneurs who have become household names. Of course, the most famous one these days is probably Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. But many more over the past 50 or so years have become so ingrained in American, if not worldwide, c

    While the success of dorm-room ventures can vary widely, there are plenty of student—and former student—entrepreneurs who have become household names. We collected a list of the best.

  • Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf Post Small December Sales Friday, 31 Dec 2010 | 4:24 PM ET
    The Nissan Leaf

    This was the year General Motors and Nissan made good on their promise to bring mass-produced electric cars to the market. But don't count on seeing one in traffic soon.

  • Flights at JFK Sit on Tarmac for Hours Thursday, 30 Dec 2010 | 5:06 AM ET
    Airplane on runway

    At least 28 flights, carrying thousands of passengers, became stranded on the tarmac at John F. Kennedy International Airport in the aftermath of this week’s paralyzing blizzard, officials said. The New York Times reports.

  • Bullet train in China

    California is about to embark on its biggest infrastructure project in decades, a project that isn't fully funded, where predictions of profitability are being questioned, and which depends largely on the American taxpayer.

  • Halftime: Is Office Depot the Next Takeover Target? Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010 | 1:35 PM ET

    One investment research firm thinks so. With strong options activity and shares surging, the "Fast Money" team weighs in.

  • The US needs to maintain an environment that encourages business investment, which leads to job growth, Frederick Smith, FedEx chairman and CEO, told CNBC Monday.

  • Steven Rattner

    Steve Rattner, the veteran investor and co-founder of the private equity firm Quadrangle Group who led the administration's effort to restructure the auto industry, says insider trading charges help clean up bad apples from Wall Street.

  • More RVs Hitting the Road, Sales are Up: Winnebago CEO Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 1:01 PM ET

    The chairman and CEO of Winnebago Industries, Robert Olson, told CNBC Thursday that the retail activity has been improving and dealers have stocked their inventories to meet demand.

  • "DRJ" reveals which energy name is seeing increased options activity, as a result of talk about mergers and acquisitions.

  • Is Our Great Love Affair With The Car Over? Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 1:07 PM ET

    Profound shifts in consumer sentiment and the economics of transportation are changing the way drivers view not just their vehicles, but the concept of transportation itself.

  • Flying High: on Certainty and Consolidation Friday, 10 Dec 2010 | 9:28 AM ET

    An airplane needs to be safe in order for passengers to board it. Likewise, an airline CEO wants to feel the same clarity and certainty that so many of his c-suite compadres do in order to sustain growth.

  • Ford to Invest $600 Million In Louisville Plant Thursday, 9 Dec 2010 | 1:16 PM ET
    Ford's Louisville, Kentucky Assembly Plant

    The Ford Motor company announced on Thursday that it plans to add 1800 new jobs and invest $600 million to revamp its Louisville, Ky. assembly plant.

  • Ford to Hire 1,800 Workers at Revamped Kentucky Plant Thursday, 9 Dec 2010 | 12:00 PM ET

    Ford will hire 1,800 workers at a plant in Louisville to build the Escape, a small SUV.

  • Would You Invest in Iran? Wednesday, 8 Dec 2010 | 9:01 AM ET
    Tehran Stock Exchange.

    If you were allowed and could make money doing it, would you invest in Iran? Share your opinion.

  • Tehran, Iran

    Should US companies be allowed to do business in Iran through foreign subsidiaries? Share your opinion.

  • More Auto Loans Going to Subprime Buyers Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010 | 8:46 AM ET

    Consumers with less than stellar credit are getting car loans again as lenders loosen their standards, and the trend is likely to continue as more lenders get into the business.

  • Record Demand Seen for Build America Bonds Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010 | 8:36 AM ET
    NJ Turnpike Toll

    Just weeks before the Build America Bonds program is set to expire, issuance and demand for the government-subsidized notes have reached a fever pitch.

  • Do Sanctions Against Other Countries Work? Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 1:57 PM ET

    Are sanctions a good way to stop a country from doing something? Share your opinion.