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  • THE business deal from hell began to crumble even before the Champagne corks were popped. The $580 million sale of Dragon Systems had just been approved by its board and congratulations were being exchanged. But there was a sense that something was amiss, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks closed lower in thin trading Thursday after a round of interest rate cuts by major central banks and as investors remained cautious ahead of Friday’s key government jobs report.

  • Futures turned negative again in choppy pre-market trading Thursday as grim comments from ECB President Mario Draghi weighed on sentiment and even trumped a pair of better-than-expected employment reports.

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    We're now at around $3.70 a gallon and some auto parts suppliers are primed to meet the demand for more fuel efficient cars and trucks with technology and products that help vehicles run more efficiently.

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    As the White House, EPA, NHTSA and automakers hash out new fuel efficiency standards scheduled to be finalized by September, investors would be wise to stop focusing on the automakers and dial in to the implications for parts suppliers.

  • Stocks rebounded Thursday as crude prices climbed after inventories were pared more than expected. Stocks had gotten off to a wobbly start as investors juggled a bleak report on new-home sales with any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.

  • Stocks retreated Thursday, after a higher open, as bleak report on new-home sales overshadowed any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.

  • Stocks opened higher Thursday after an unexpected drop in initial jobless claims.

  • Futures held onto gains Thursday after an unexpected drop in initial jobless claims. However, the gains were muted as Dow component P&G slashed its outlook.

  • You see what's happening today? Drifting lower, on no volume, with no one particularly caring? The worry is that this could like a lot like the first part of next year, when days of heavy volume (thanks to post-Madoff redemptions) are punctuated by days where little buying and selling occurs.

  • With the failure to pass an auto loan bill, the Treasury Department is now essentially the "last line of defense" for the auto makers. They can now provide a bridge loan through the TARP, or provide or guarantee a debtor-in-possession facility to fund a pre-packaged Chapter 11 proceeding.

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    A number of small companies are angling for a piece of a $25 billion auto industry loan program, set up by the Department of Energy to quicken the development of fuel-efficient cars.

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  • This auto-parts company is slashing costs but the Street isn't paying attention. That doesn't mean you have to miss it.

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  • Auto-parts maker Visteon posted a narrower quarterly loss on Wednesday, supported by cost cuts, and said a multiyear restructuring plan remains on track.