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  • Democrats Poised to Craft Bailout of US Auto Industry Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008 | 3:57 PM ET
    GM, Chrysler, and Ford

    Democratic congressional leaders plan to begin work next week on a financial bailout for the troubled U.S. auto industry.

  • Auto Bailout to Be Taken Up By Congress Next Week Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 4:49 PM ET
    Ford Taurus X

    The push for an auto industry bailout gained momentum as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would bring the House back next week to approve "emergency and limited financial assistance" for the battered industry.

  • Big Three Bailout: Market Watchers Weigh In Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 3:27 PM ET

    The automotive industry is pushing for an emergency government loan of at least $25 billion to fend off a cash crunch. This so-called bridge loan would be in addition to a $25 billion loan Congress approved in September for the industry. CNBC asked the insiders to weigh in.

  • GM Likely to Survive, Bonds a 'Buy': JPMorgan Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 1:42 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    General Motors' extremely distressed debt is an attractive investment as the automaker has several options to improve its liquidity and survive the economic downturn, according to credit analysts at JPMorgan.

  • US Auto Industry Bailout May Rest with Congress Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 4:17 PM ET

    The U.S. auto industry's best chance for $25 billion in immediate government help may come next week when Congress returns.

  • GM's Shares Plunge Amid Worsening Outlook Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 12:22 PM ET
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    General Motors will likely fall below its minimum cash needs of $11 billion to $14 billion in the first quarter of 2009 if the troubled automaker does not receive additional funding, said an analyst at Barclays Capital.

  • GM and Chrysler: The Endgame Approaching Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 3:12 PM ET

    Under normal circumstances, companies try to put the best face on bad news. But we are not in normal circumstances.

  • GM's Wagoner: No Plans For Bankruptcy Filing Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 2:01 PM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    General Motors is not considering bankruptcy despite a sharp downturn in sales and cash position, but the industry needs fast action by the government to prevent a "devastating" impact on the economy,  GM Rick Wagoner said on CNBC.

  • Ford Needs Government Bridge Loan: Mulally Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 1:36 PM ET
    Ford

    Ford Motor's need for government assistance will depend on how rapidly the economy decelerates, but the company is not in immediate need of immediate help, CEO Alan Mulally told CNBC.

  • Night Of Drama In Senate Races Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 8:47 AM ET

    Democrats won a number of key seats in building a larger and more formidable  majority in Congress.

  • German Government Approves Stimulus Package Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

    The German government on Wednesday approved a stimulus package aimed at helping Europe's biggest economy weather the financial crisis, with measures including tax breaks on new cars and credit assistance for companies.

  • Obama's 1st Move Should Be to Save Autos: Ross Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | 7:38 AM ET

    The obvious and easy first move for President-Elect Barack Obama is to put some money into the automobile industry to save a large number of jobs, financier Wilbur Ross said Wednesday.

  • Nissan, Suzuki Slash Forecasts as Auto Gloom Deepens Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 7:15 AM ET
    Nissan

    Nissan Motor and Suzuki Motor capped a turbulent week for automakers everywhere with their own profit warnings on Friday, as executives predicted a rough ride for the foreseeable future.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added 825,000 more shares to its Burlington Northern Santa Fe stake, bringing its total holdings to 64,610,418 shares.   Those shares were bought two days ago, and are already worth $5 million more than the purchase price.  But the longer-term picture isn't as positive.

  • Six Governors Ask Feds to Aid US Automakers Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 2:42 PM ET

    The governors of six states have sent a letter to federal officials asking that they take "immediate action" to help the troubled domestic automakers.

  • Is Trinity on Track? Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 8:22 PM ET

    The company suspended 2009 guidance. How worried should investors be?

  • Frequent Flyers Redeem Miles to Beat Higher Fares Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 1:00 PM ET
    Miami, Florida

    Airline customers are cashing in more frequent-flier awards this year, looking to avoid higher fares and believing that miles just aren't worth the same anymore.

  • GM, Chrysler Merger Talks Accelerating Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | 4:24 AM ET

    Merger talks between General Motors and privately held Chrysler are moving at a faster pace as potential lenders have thrown their support behind a deal between the two U.S.-based automakers, CNBC has learned.

  • GM Hit By Ratings Warning, European Sales Drop Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    General Motors' shares hit their lowest level in almost 60 years as the U.S. automaker said its year-to-date sales in Europe slid almost 2 percent.

  • Chartology: Is The Bottom In Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders told you the bottom won’t be in, until there’s panic like never before. Wait...