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  • 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.

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    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.

  • General Motors world headquarters, Detroit, Michigan

    The Big Three will become two, Detroit will need more help from the government, SUVs will enjoy a modest rebound and electric cars will fire up 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.

  • General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close.  See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.

  • One thing's for sure: November vehicle sales due today will be ugly. Estimates are for seasonally adjusted annual sales of about 10.5 million, compared to 16 million in November of last year.

  • Big 3 Bailout

    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.

  • Ford

    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.

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    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.

  • Automakers have rallied in recent days as prospects for a government bailout appeared to improve, but Ford is the only one trading higher today.

  • Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

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    Brace for the glimmerings of a comeback in confidence in 2009, if only because it can’t get much worse than this. So, look for a corporate smashup, a new look from Goldman Sachs, and, yes that's right, the next bubble.

  • Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • 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.

  • Big 3 Bailout

    The Detroit automakers have been lumped together for decades as the Big Three, but this week their agendas are diverging as they contemplate futures as drastically different car companies, the New York Times reports.