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  • 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.

  • Charts: DJ Transport Index Signals a Bottom Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 8:04 AM ET

    The Dow Jones Transport Index, widely believed to be a predictor of where US markets are going, shows signs of bottoming out, Roelof van den Akker from ING Wholesale Banking told CNBC.

  • Stop Trading!: Market Drives Transports Lower Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 4:11 PM ET

    We won't find a bottom, Cramer says, until this sector and the banks rally.

  • GM Auditors Raise the Specter of Chapter 11 Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 12:09 PM ET
    GM auto dealership with sign.

    General Motors' auditors have raised "substantial doubt" about the troubled automaker's ability to continue operations, and the company said it may have to seek bankruptcy protection if it can't execute a huge restructuring plan.

  • GM CEO's Salary Valued at $14.9 Million Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 11:42 AM ET
    GM auto dealership with sign.

    General Motors' says it gave Chief Executive Rick Wagoner compensation valued at $14.9 million last year for leading a company that lost $30.9 billion and is running on government loans. 

  • 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.

  • Charts: Dow Theory Offers Rebound Hope Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 4:31 AM ET

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average could pull up from its recent dramatic freefall if the Dow Jones Transportation Average manages to stay above critical support levels, Roelof van den Akker, chartist at ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC.

  • GM Bondholders to Meet Obama Auto Task Force Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 3:44 PM ET

    Members of the General Motors bondholders committee will be meeting with President Barack Obama’s auto task force on Thursday in Washington, CNBC has confirmed.

  • 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.

  • Ford Motor Officials Meet With Auto Task Force Friday, 27 Feb 2009 | 4:33 PM ET
    Ford

    Ford Motor executives met Friday with the Obama administration's auto industry task force but the company said it was not seeking emergency financial aid.

  • GM Open to Alternatives from Government: CFO Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 11:54 AM ET

    General Motors is open to an alternative viability plan, said Ray Young, the company’s CFO ahead of meetings between executives and U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and White House economic adviser Larry Summers on Thursday.

  • Autos Task Force Opposes Bankruptcy Option Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 4:13 PM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    An Obama administration task force considering the fate of General Motors and Chrysler is discouraging bankruptcy protection as an option for the struggling companies, two senators said Tuesday.

  • GM Brands: Adieu Saturn ... Pontiac Next? Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | 8:15 AM ET
    2008 Saturn Aura

    The brand that was once hailed as an important part of the future of General Motors now will be part of its past.

  • Gates Foundation Raises Stakes in KO, MCD Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 9:34 AM ET

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday increased its share stake in heavyweights like Coca Cola, McDonald's and Autonation.

  • Market Tips: Hope in Silver, Gold and … Sugar Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | 4:27 AM ET

    As global markets began another week in the red Monday, investors remain skittish and hesitant to fully get back into stocks. Experts tell CNBC where the investment opportunities are.

  • The Best Time to Travel — During a Recession Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 6:36 PM ET

    As morbid as it sounds, a recession's the perfect time to take a very, very long vacation. And guess what? It's really cheap too!

  • Overly negative investors will miss what opportunities this market has to offer. So consider the following list before completely giving up.

  • Advertisers May Need to Embrace Consumer Fear Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 2:46 PM ET

    Companies are trying to find the right pitch for these tough times, and those who think it’s just about cutting prices, extending warranties, or throwing in something for free are sadly mistaken.

  • Warren Buffett's stake in Burlington Northern Santa Fe has reached 22.4 percent, with a new options-related stock purchase of over two million shares.

  • GM, Chrysler Offer New Retirement, Buyout Packages Monday, 2 Feb 2009 | 5:37 PM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    General Motors and Chrysler are offering blue-collar employees another round of buyout and early retirement offers as the automakers try to cut their work forces and reduce expenses, union officials said.