U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent higher as investors cheered some recovery in oil prices, amid mixed earnings and the beginning of the Fed meeting.» Read More
Stocks overcame an array of dismal economic reports and rode hopes that the market may have achieved at least a temporary bottom to close higher Wednesday.
President-elect Barack Obama nominated Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM) for commerce secretary Wednesday, the same day that United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger announced the UAW would make huge concessions in order to help the Big 3 automakers nail government bailout funds. CNBC heard from experts who said the drop in gasoline prices bodes well for the first quarter and Ben Bernanke just may save us from a severe recession. (UPDATED)
Yesterday we learned that the windy city wants to lease its parking meters to a private company that would raise daytime hourly parking rates in downtown Chicago from $3 now to $6.50 by 2012. Sound exorbitant?
Chrysler's plan may be the most troubling, largely because it shows how much money the company needs right away. Chrysler wants $7 Billion by the end of the year. Chrysler's plan also talks about the "synergies" that would be derived from Chrysler being consolidated with another auto maker.
Stocks were set to give back some of their sharp gains from Tuesday's session but were off their morning lows after data showed a sharp increase in mortgage applications last week.
Stocks snapped back on Tuesday after global bellwether General Electric lifted investor optimism by pledging to leave its dividend intact.
U.S. light vehicle sales at General Motors and Chrysler plunged more than 40 percent in November, while Ford's sales dropped 31 percent, battered by an economic storm that has sent consumer demand for new vehicles to lows not seen in decades.
Stocks rallied Tuesday as investors scooped up bargains and were encouraged by news that General Electric will keep its dividend intact.
Stocks rose sharply Tuesday as investors scooped up beaten-down stocks after the prior session's selloff that saw the Dow give back 700 points.
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.
Goldman shares are lower, as the rest of the financials rebound... is the firm still a bastion of strengthen in the industry?
Stocks opened higher Tuesday, clawing back some of what they lost Monday, when the Dow shed nearly 700 points.
This time, GM Chief Rick Wagoner will drive a company car to Washington instead of flying by corporate jet as he seeks a government bailout, a spokesman says.
The latest job cuts in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.
Today is the day we see in clear detail how bad things are for Detroit's auto maker, and what they plan to do to fix the mess. It's a mix of bad news and hopeful promises.
For the Big Three automakers to win over Washington lawmakers in their bid for federal aid, they will have to address a critical question in the business plans they give to Congress on Tuesday.
Washington’s been a lot harder on Wall Street than you might think. Here’s why the Citi rescue is a signal to buy.
Tuesday’s deadline looms large for the Big 3 automakers. Is this the moment of reckoning?
Stocks snapped their best five-day winning streak in 75 years with a resounding crack, giving back more than half the gains in one session.
Call this the start of the Big 3 becoming the smaller 3. Starting tomorrow and playing out over the course of the next week Detroit's auto makers will be telling Congress how they plan to get back in the black.