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  • Stocks opened lower Tuesday after a report showed retail sales unexpectedly dropped — and dropped sharply — in March. But Citigroup, Bank of America and General Motors advanced.

  • Crash Test

    The video is dramatic. Especially if you've ever asked yourself how the smallest cars on the road would protect you in an accident. According to the latest head-to-head crash tests by the non-profit group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, people riding in these "micro" cars would be at risk of a serious injury.

  • Chrysler

    The senior lenders to Chrysler are planning to make a counteroffer to the Treasury Department this week, pushing back on a debt-reduction plan they say is too coercive.

  • Stock futures retreated Tuesday after a report showed retail sales unexpectedly dropped -- and dropped sharply in March.

  • That’s the heartland tea-party message to Washington. Is bailout nation about to strike again? Sure looks like it. According to a bunch of front-page news stories, life-insurance companies are about to get TARPed. This is nuts.

  • Stocks ended mixed in a dramatic finish Monday as the market was buzzing about President Obama's press conference on the economy tomorrow.

  • The pros showed lots of caution as the markets move deeper into earnings season, suspecting pullbacks after several strong weeks.  Financials earnings will be of particular interest this week, but surprises are less likely.  When the U. S. economy recovers, it is likely to do so before those of either Japan or Europe, because the U.S. has acted much more swiftly, forcefully, and, one hopes, appropriately.

  • Stocks retreated Monday after a five-week rally as investors braced for this week's round of earnings and a potential bankruptcy filing by General Motors.

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  • Stocks retreated Monday after a five-week rally as investors braced for this week's round of earnings and a potential bankruptcy filing by General Motors.

  • Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs Global Markets Institute president, offered CNBC her onsights on the economy and the markets.

  • Vince Farrell

    The Masters is full of religious overtones since the most famous three holes in golf make up the "Amen Corner." We're in a bit of a dream-like state with the market right now after Wells Fargo's announcement last Thursday that banks can indeed make money.

  • General Motors

    You can hear them virtually everywhere. You can call them pessimists, but I prefer the term realists. They are people within GM, the Obama administration, the auto industry, and elsewhere who now see GM filing for bankruptcy as the best move for a company with few good options.

  • Stocks looked set to fall at the start of trading Monday, with the Treasury Department instructing Dow component General Motors to prepare a contingency plan for bankruptcy.

  • With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth.  The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

  • GM Bailout

    The Treasury Department is directing General Motors to lay the groundwork for a bankruptcy filing by a June 1 deadline, despite GM's public contention that it could still reorganize outside court, the New York Times reports.

  • GM Bailout

    With General Motors now negotiating with debtors and union leaders for a drastic revision to current agreements, it's time to stand back and reflect on the bigger impact of this drama.

  • Inspired by AIG? Humored by unemployment? As humbling as the economic crisis has been, some creative characters have managed to find inspiration amid the wreckage of the economy and their personal lives.

  • General Motors Headquarters

    The auto task force, lead by Steven Rattner, wants GM to emerge with as little debt as possible once the restructuring process is done, according to numerous sources familiar with the situation.

  • The times they are a changing. Sounds more like a much-needed slogan for any one of the ailing Big 3 than a throwback anthem from an era when they were infallible giants. The New York Auto show opens its doors to the public this holiday weekend to an ever more economy conscious public.Click ahead to see what they have to offer.

    The New York Auto show opens its doors to the public this holiday weekend to an ever more economy-conscious public. Click to see what they have to offer.