Stocks got a quick pop Friday from a rebound in consumer sentiment to its highest level since September. But the bounce quickly slowed t o a dribble as earnings worries nagged at the market.
Byron Wien, Pequot Capital chief investment strategist, offered CNBC his expert market insights and outlook for the economy.
Today on the company conference call updating its restructuring, I asked GM CEO Fritz Henderson is the company will go beyond the number of plants it laid out for closure when updating the Federal Government on February 17th.
Any hope of a high-speed bankruptcy by General Motors faces a serious obstacle: a judge — not the Obama administration, not G.M. management and not the company’s creditors — would reign in court.
20 years ago today – on April 17, 1989 – the Consumer News and Business Channel launched. And how the network has evolved – from showing how to cook chicken in a microwave on the first day of broadcasting to covering the current global economic crisis over the past year.
Stock futures pared losses but continued to indicate a flat open Friday despite slightly better-than-expected first-quarter earnings results from Dow components Citigroup and General Electric.
When General Motors, Ford and Chrysler trooped to Washington with hats in hand, looking to be bailed out, the writing was on the wall for major restructuring and cost cutting to take place.
Early morning earnings reports from Citigroup and General Electric, and an update on GM's restructuring, are the key hurdles for stocks Friday.
Stocks ended a rocky session higher Thursday as investors were encouraged by JPMorgan's results and techs rallied amid anticipation of better results from Google after the bell.
An early pop fizzled Thursday as investors digested a mixed bag of economic and earnings news. Banks were mixed as techs gained.
The United Auto Workers union has placed concession talks with General Motors on the back burner as it tries to reach a deal with Chrysler before an April 30 government deadline, two people briefed on the negotiations said Thursday.
Nissan Motors CEO Carlos Ghosn said the company has the technology and the ability to produce cars that are going to be zero emissions by 2010 but also cost-friendly.
For as long as I've been covering GM, I've heard the same thing over and over, "We are cutting dealerships and will get down to a core group that will be more profitable." Rick Wagoner said it when he took as CEO in 2000. Fritz Henderson is saying it as CEO in 2009.
Futures pointed to a higher open Thursday as investors shrugged off some dismal data points, choosing to focus on a drop in the headline jobless-claims number.
Steve Forbes offered CNBC his insights into the markets, the economy — and what the government is doing wrong.
Don’t believe the hype that all you have to do is walk into a U.S. car dealership and they’ll practically pay you to walk out with the car.
It is increasingly clear GM's beleaguered Saturn brand will be orbiting around a foreign auto maker.
The comments are blunt. Some would say they are long overdue. But most importantly, they reflect the sobering reality facing Chrysler and it's workers. They've got two weeks to show they want to get a deal done with Fiat or they can roll the dice with bankruptcy.
A lot is riding on the success of the new electric car. Of course, there are a lot of obvious trades, but Guy Adami says only one can go the distance!
Stocks ended near their session lows Tuesday after a report showed retail sales unexpectedly dropped in March and as worries about banks simmered ahead of some key earnings.