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  • Auto Bailout Is Still Unlikely Despite Compromise Effort Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 6:10 PM ET

    Senate negotiators sought to craft a compromise plan to bail out US auto makers, though prospects for a deal before Congress adjourns for the year still appeared remote.

  • Stocks Plunge to 5 1/2 Year Lows Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 5:48 PM ET

    The Dow tumbled on Wednesday closing below the psychologically important 8,000 level for the first time since March 2003.

  • Dow Ends Below 8,000, More Than 5-Year Low Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 5:21 PM ET

    Stocks plunged to a more than five-year low amid worries about the fate of the auto industry — and the economy — as a bailout for the sector grows increasingly unlikely.

  • No Auto Bailout? Investors May Just Say 'No Problem' Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 4:21 PM ET
    Car Factory Employees

    If Congress turns its back on the Big Three auto makers—as many expect—investors probably won't drive the stock market off a cliff.

  • Advertisers Want Auto Industry To Stay Afloat Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 3:46 PM ET
    GM Dealership

    When it comes to the auto industry, there are more than just millions of auto-related jobs on the line. Billions of dollars in advertising—arguably the cornerstone of the industry—is at stake.

  • Trouble With Stocks: Lost Identity Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 2:08 PM ET

    The flight into Treasuries, as well as the fact that credit default swap spreads are widening, is causing broad weakness in the stock market. .

  • Stocks Tumble Amid Dim Prospects for Autos Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 1:45 PM ET

    Stocks declined Tuesday amid worries about the fate of the auto industry as a bailout grows increasingly unlikely.

  • See What People Are Saying About... Big 3 Bailout Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 1:14 PM ET

    An appeal for money from the Big Three is certainly generating a lot of interest among Fast Money's audience. What do you have to say?

  • Lexus Going Ahead On Sports Sponsorships: Buick Cuts Back Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 12:39 PM ET
    Lexus

    Luxury automaker Lexus will be moving ahead as planned with its USGA and USTA sponsorships for 2009. Lexus spokeswoman Nancy Hubbell tells me the company is committed to its golf and tennis promotional activities for next year.

  • Stocks Idle Amid Focus on Auto Hearings Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 10:22 AM ET

    Stocks opened mixed Tuesday as a pop in commodities and sharp drop in consumer prices briefly offset worries that Congress won't bail out auto makers.

  • Poll: Tell Us What You Think Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 9:54 AM ET

    What happens if the auto industry doesn't get a government bailout?

  • To say law makers are skeptical about whether it makes sense to help out Detroit would be an understatement. The Big 3 and the UAW have failed to sell Congress on why they should help the auto industry.

  • The Doomsday Scenario For Automakers Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 9:19 AM ET

    The bet is that some small amount of money will be given to the auto makers now, enough to serve as some type of bridge loan into early 2009. At that point the Democrats will have the political leverage to develop a broader rescue package in the first weeks of February.

  • CPI Details: Where the costs are falling (and rising) Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 9:16 AM ET

    The Consumer Price Index had its biggest one month drop ever.  Here is a breakdown of the inflation benchmark to show you where costs are falling most.

  • Chadwick: Why I Am So Worried About The Economy Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 8:57 AM ET

    There are ‘stock’ people and there are ‘bond’ people. I am a stock person and have been all my life. It suits my personality because stock people are optimists. We see the glass as half full.

  • Futures Pare Losses as Consumer Prices Plunge Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 8:38 AM ET

    Stock index futures pared their losses Tuesday after a report showed consumer prices posted their biggest decline in 61 years.

  • China's Auto Industry Presses Beijing for Bailout Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 12:26 AM ET

    Do Chinese automakers need a bailout? China's auto industry is quietly pressing Beijing for government help as it copes with a jarring slowdown, top Chinese auto executives tell the New York Times.

  • Market Insider: Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 | 10:08 PM ET

    Consumer inflation data, more retailers' earnings, and another day of auto executives on Capitol Hill are on tap for Wednesday.

  • 'Big 3' CEOs On The Hill - See What People Are Saying Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    "I don’t see what’s in the history of the automakers that leads anyone to believe that a $25 billion dollar loan isn’t just throwing good money after bad," says Karen Finerman. Agree?

  • Final-Hour Rally Gives Stocks a Boost Tuesday, 18 Nov 2008 | 5:29 PM ET

    After several false starts, stocks pulled off a final-hour rally, boosted by a better-than-expected forecast from Hewlett-Packard.