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  • Tired of Stocks? Try Classic Cars Thursday, 20 May 2010 | 4:39 PM ET
    1928 Isotta

    Quick. What’s more fun to invest in than bullions of gold or a fistful of stocks?  Classic cars, of course.

  • As Attention Wanders, Rethinking the Autopilot Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 11:01 AM ET

    Are airliners so automated that pilots are becoming complacent? The New York Times reports.

  • Ford CEO Says 2010 Will Be 'Solidly' Profitable Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 10:39 AM ET

    Ford CEO Alan Mulally said Thursday that the automaker should be "solidly" profitable in 2010 as it recovers from a sharp downturn in the auto industry.

  • Boeing, Airbus Face Fierce New Competition—from China Wednesday, 12 May 2010 | 11:48 PM ET
    This undated photo made available on Monday, May 21, 2007 by Boeing Co. shows the first 787 Dreamliner sections on the final assembly line in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Boeing Co., Gail Hanusa)

    While Boeing and its competitor, Airbus, are locked in a dogfight over passenger-jet domination, a third competitor—China—will impact fortunes of both corporations, industry watchers say.

  • Boeing Seeks New Heights in 2010 Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:42 PM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands after its long-waited first flight.

    After years of planning, waiting, and yes, delaying some of the most important programs in its history, 2010 is the year when Boeing will see if it can finally deliver.

  • BP Offers Fishermen a Month's Pay, From Slow Season Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 6:04 PM ET

    Fishermen along the Gulf Coast are unhappy about BP's plan to compensate them for lost wages.

  • Spill Could Raise Shipping Rates Monday, 3 May 2010 | 5:35 PM ET
    Trade

    Shipping in and around the Gulf of Mexico is business  as usual, in spite of the oil spill, in this heavily trafficked area. But should the oil spill spread, higher shipping rates could result, an analyst told CNBC Monday.

  • The rental car industry is heating up, as Avis' chairman and CEO sends a letter to top executives at Dollar Thrifty.

  • Airlines Made $7.8 Billion in Extra Fees Last Year Monday, 3 May 2010 | 2:01 PM ET
    Passengers are pictured at Check-In desks at London's Heathrow airport.

    The government on Monday confirmed what many travelers might have already suspected: U.S. airlines made a lot more money in fees last year.

  • GMAC Posts Profit, to Change Name to Ally Monday, 3 May 2010 | 12:38 PM ET

    GMAC Financial Services Monday posted its first quarterly profit in more than a year and announced plans to rename itself Ally Financial, as the consumer lender aims to put a failed foray into the mortgage business behind it.

  • Special Chemical Used to Contain Oil Spill Monday, 3 May 2010 | 12:03 PM ET
    Weathered oil collects on surface of water after explosion and collapse of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana.

    A chemical compound that breaks down oil into droplets so that bacteria can eat it may be part of the solution to Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

  • US Airways Future Monday, 3 May 2010 | 11:39 AM ET

    With the $3B merger between United and Continental announced, one has to wonder what is in store for US Airways.

  • Machinists at Boeing in St. Louis Authorize Strike Monday, 3 May 2010 | 8:53 AM ET

    Machinists at Boeing's St. Louis defense systems plant have authorized a strike if a contract is not accepted before the current agreement expires next month.

  • Voiding Derivative Pacts Would Be 'Disaster': Sokol Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | 11:36 AM ET

    David Sokol, a key Warren Buffet lieutenant, told CNBC that it would be a “disaster” if Congress enacted retroactive legislation that voided contracts dealing with derivatives.

  • China’s Auto Market Is Now the 'Big Long' Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | 11:25 PM ET
    Traffic jam, Beijing, China

    China’s car market presents investors with a new, uncomfortable normal. Never before in the history of the automobile has so much demand expanded so quickly for so many years in row. But should they be tempering their optimistic feelings with some good old-fashioned vigilance?

  • Toyota to Recall about 50,000 Sequoia SUVs Wednesday, 28 Apr 2010 | 11:39 AM ET
    Toyota Dealership

    Toyota says it is recalling about 50,000 Sequoia sport utility vehicles from the 2003 model year to fix an unexpected slowing of the vehicle.

  • General Motors logo

    GM is running TV ads claiming that they have repaid their government TARP loan of $8 billion and change early. Eight billion? So what is that stock worth asks William Dunkelberg, Economics Professor at Temple University.

  • Hidden Cost to a United Airlines Deal Monday, 26 Apr 2010 | 4:39 PM ET

    United Airlines has an obscure liability to the pension benefit guaranty corporation that could get triggered if the company merges with Continental.

  • Signs that the economy is recovering are popping up everywhere. Here are a few you might have missed: trucker shortages, fancy pens and "jerk" insurance!

  • Walk through the massive Beijing Auto Show 2010 and you know immediately that the race for clean energy cars leadership in China is officially on. But is the Chinese consumer ready?