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    On this date in 1953, General Motors began production of its first sports cars with an initial price tag of...

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  • Stocks fell sharply Tuesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, after a report showed consumer confidence slumped in June after a sharp rise in May.  Today is the last day of the quarter, which means thin volume and volatility as investors do some last-minute window-dressing.

  • Customer at an auto dealership.

    If you have, you've probably noticed things are a little different. Those deals that we've seen for months (ok, in many cases years) offering huge discounts are harder and harder to find. It's a little early to say we are done with the days when the buyer could call the shot on most models. You still, have some leverage, but not as much as in the past.

  • Though Wall Street's rally has shown signs of stalling recently, investors have pushed the major averages to some impressive numbers as the month and the quarter come to an end. 

  • The major indexes ended trading up Monday. How should you read it? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, joined CNBC Monday afternoon to offer his stock-market outlook.

  • GM Bankruptcy

    It may not emerge from bankruptcy as quick as Chrysler, but GM is entering the stretch run, and can see the finish line. Tomorrow, the country's largest auto maker will be back in bankruptcy court to finalize plans to sell the "good assets" to a new GM that will emerge from bankruptcy with a clean balance sheet.

  • It's a regular question around Detroit and in the auto industry: When will we finally here from new Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne?

  • Sometimes a stock is so cheap it's begging to be bought.

  • Texting and driving

    The folks at Car and Driver Magazine have now documented just dangerous it can be. Rigging a car with a red light to alert drivers when to brake, the magazine tested how long it takes to hit the brake when sober, when legally drunk at .08, when reading and e-mail, and when sending a text. The results are scary.

  • Ford

    If actions speak louder than words, watch how the Obama administration is dealing with Ford lately.

  • U.S. stocks finished mixed Tuesday as a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction fizzled and Boeing dragged on the Dow.

  • Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stocks turned mixed Tuesday after a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction. U.S. Treasurys rallied, adding slightly to their earlier gains after a solid auction of two-year notes. But it was a see-saw day, with any boost or dip quickly fizzling. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

  • U.S. stocks turned mixed Tuesday after a quick boost from a well-received Treasury auction.

  • Stocks dipped Tuesday after a report showed home sales rose but not as much as expected but started to claw back almost immediately.

  • Jack Ablin, CIO of Harris Private Bank and Thomas Lee, chief US equity strategist of JPMorgan, discussed whether the recent rally is over or whether this snap-back is an invitation for investors to get back into the game.

  • Ford announced today that it is cutting production by 21% resulting in downtime at the assembly plant in St. Thomas Ontario on Friday Aug. 18, 2006. Ford Motor Co. announces sharp cuts in its North American production that would force it to partially shut down plants in the U.S. and Canada in the fourth quarter. (AP Photo/Canadian Press, Geoff Robins)

    The Fords have had their tense times, most recently in 2007 when a few family members tried - unsuccessfully - to hire a Wall Street firm to advise the family on possible exit strategies. But as they have done for decades after their meeting last January, the Fords rallied behind the family’s appointed leader: William C. Ford Jr., a great-grandson of the founder and chairman since 1999.

  • Tesla

    They've been jockeying for position for some time. But this morning, auto makers around the world will take big steps in the race to build mass market electric cars. When Energy Secretary Steven Chu announces grants for the development of fuel efficient vehicles and technologies, Ford, Nissan and Tesla will be the immediate beneficiaries.

  • Monday was the worst day for stocks in about two months. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS offered his insights Tuesday.

  • Futures indicated a fairly flat open for Wall Street Tuesday, after the stock market saw its worst one-day loss in two months, as defensive stocks rose.