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  • Obama's TSA Nominee Withdraws Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 10:10 AM ET
    Erroll G. Southers

    President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew his name Wednesday, a blow to an administration trying to explain how a man could attempt to blow up a commercial airliner on Christmas Day.

  • FedEx to Raise Freight Prices by 5.9% Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 10:08 AM ET

    FedEx says it will raise prices at its freight and national trucking unit by 5.9 percent on Feb. 1.

  • Auto Industry Sales to Soar This Year: AutoNation CEO Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 8:30 AM ET

    The US auto industry is on the fast-track to recovery and will sell one million more vehicles this year than in 2009, Autonation CEO Mike Jackson told CNBC.

  • Auto Execs on Road Ahead: Times Are Better Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 11:58 AM ET

    As the Detroit Auto Show kicks off, automobile executives shared their perspectives on the economy, vehicle demand and the industry's future.

  • Detroit Finds a Heartbeat Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 8:55 AM ET
    North American International Auto Show, Detroit, Michigan

    As I walk around the Detroit Auto Show, the gloom and doom of last year has lifted. Replaced with cautious optimism. All is not well in Motown, but there are reasons to be optimistic.

  • Traders Bet Tech To Lead The Way Friday, 8 Jan 2010 | 5:26 PM ET

    A weaker-than expected jobs report spooked investors however it failed to send stocks tumbling. Instead money rotated into tech. Should you scoop up tech, too?

  • Police: Man Who Threatened Jews Taken Off Flight Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 12:34 PM ET

    An airline passenger who yelled "I want to kill all the Jews" on a Detroit-bound plane was arrested on disorderly conduct and other charges, but authorities said Thursday the incident didn't appear terrorism-related.

  • GM Says New CFO Is a Candidate For CEO Post Wednesday, 6 Jan 2010 | 4:11 PM ET
    Chris Liddell

    General Motors  new chief financial officer will be a candidate for the CEO job, and GM expects to bring back hundreds of dealers who lost their franchises, the interim CEO said Wednesday.

  • S&P Makes Big Regains Wednesday, 6 Jan 2010 | 9:26 AM ET

    S&P regains half of bear market losses. It may not be exciting, but the S&P 500 has gained 1.9 percent in the first two trading days of the year. More importantly, we have retraced 50 percent of the losses in the bear market that occurred from the all-time high for the S&P 500 (1,576 on Oct 11, 2007) to the market low (666 on March 6, 2009). The 50 percent retracement was 1,116.

  • Jetstar, the budget airline owned by Australia's Qantas Airways, and Malaysia's AirAsia will form a non-equity alliance to cut costs, a sign that even budget airlines were feeling the burden of the aviation industry downturn.

  • Ford Motor's December sales leaped an adjusted 23.3 percent, far outpacing industry forecasts for the U.S. automaker, while sales at General Motors declined 12.8 percent, slightly worse than expected.

  • More Loans Expected to Boost Auto Sales Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 6:05 AM ET
    Car dealership in Miami

    US auto sales are expected to have hit a 30-year low of about 10 million when figures are released today. But partly because of loosening credit.

  • Airline passengers bound for the United States faced a hodgepodge of security measures across Europe on Monday, and airports did not appear to be following a U.S. request for increased screening of passengers from 14 countries.

  • GMAC Receives $3.8 Billion More in Bailout Cash Wednesday, 30 Dec 2009 | 4:50 PM ET

    The government is providing a fresh $3.8 billion cash infusion to stabilize GMAC Financial Services as it struggles with hefty losses in its home mortgage unit.

  • Markets rose on Tuesday after reports showed consumer confidence improved and home prices stabilized. Can stocks continue upward in 2010? Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, shared his market outlook.

  • US Struggles Anew to Ensure Safety as Gaps Are Revealed Tuesday, 29 Dec 2009 | 10:59 AM ET
    Sgt. Cliff Java of the San Francisco police department and his dog check the luggage in the ticketing area of the International Terminal at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California.

    In ways large and small, the Department of Homeland Security, once again, is struggling to strengthen an aviation security system it has already spent $40 billion rebuilding since the terror attacks of 2001. The New York Times reports.

  • Recovery Act May Be Stimulus For Fraud and Waste Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 3:08 PM ET
    Stimulus Scorecard

    With so much focus on job creation, there is a huge elephant in the Recovery Act room: fraud and waste.  According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, organizations lose seven percent of annual revenues to fraud. If you apply that metric to the Recovery Act, that's $55 billion dollars.

  • New Perks for Airlines' Top Fliers Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 1:30 PM ET
    Airplane Takeoff

    United States airlines have cut back on all but the most basic services in recent years — for most passengers.  But for their very best customers, some airlines are providing extra perks and creating new tiers of status to make them feel special.

  • The Best of 2010 Autos Tuesday, 22 Dec 2009 | 11:26 AM ET
    Each year, the editors of  convene to test, evaluate, and debate the performance, significance, and pure enthusiast appeal of the cars that make the biggest impact. Despite the auto industry coming off its worst year in recent history, “the level of excellence found during our annual All-Stars competition was at an all-time high and the competition was strong” said Jean Jennings, president and editor-in-chief of AUTOMOBILE Magazine. “We whittled down a list of thirty-nine finalists to the ten Al

    Each year, the editors of Automobile Magazine convene to test, evaluate, and debate the performance, significance, and pure enthusiast appeal of the cars that make the biggest impact.

  • The Obama administration took aim Monday at tarmac horror stories, ordering airlines to let passengers stuck in stranded airplanes to disembark after three hours.