James Albertine, Automotive Vice President at Stifel Nicolaus, explains why he has a "hold" call on Ford Motor and General Motors.» Read More
Futures pointed to a weaker open on Wall Street Friday after a report showed new home construction at its lowest level in 17 years.
After a week of stating in this blog and on the air that I don't see the logic behind a combination of GM and Chrysler, I took the last two days to ask people familiar with the talks and inside the auto industry if I'm missing the boat.
Merger talks between General Motors and privately held Chrysler are moving at a faster pace as potential lenders have thrown their support behind a deal between the two U.S.-based automakers, CNBC has learned.
Tesla, an electric car start-up in Silicon Valley, said that it would lay off employees and delay production of its second car, the Model S.
Like a python squeezing the air out of its victim, Toyota is in the midst of a move that will further hurt the Big 3.
As of about midday on Tuesday, the markets have swung between being positive, negative and flat for the day. Which companies are withstanding the volatility and sustaining their gains since Friday's close?
Stocks shot out of the gate Tuesday, a nice chaser to the Dow's biggest one-day point gain in history, after the government announced a plan to buy stakes in the nation's largest financial institutions.
Don’t let a near 1,000-point Dow jump go to your head. We’re not out of this mess yet.
Lawmakers spent Monday scrambling to come up with new ways to shock some vitality into this market. Jon Najarian has some ideas, too!
Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever with one of their best performances in history as investors cheered a global cash infusion designed to unthaw the credit market and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow gained more than 900 points, its biggest one-day point gain ever.
Stocks bounced back from their worst week ever as investors cheered a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up nearly 500 points, or more than 5.5 percent.
It's hell being a CEO or CFO these days. Well, try blogging. No sooner do I write something than it becomes outdated. So I'm going to blog about last week in hopes that history doesn't rewrite itself overnight.
As of 3:30 the Dow was up over 700 points and the S&P was up over 85. If they hold onto these gains, we will witness the biggest one day point gains ever.
Stocks rallied at the opening bell Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown. The Dow was up about 400 points, or 5 percent, within the first few minutes of trading.
Stock traders for the first time are openly asserting that a bottom has been put in. Concerns about global bank failures and meltdowns are receding as global finance ministers are now coordinating their efforts.
As the markets come off one of their worst weeks ever, the CBOE Volatility Index has surged to record levels. When will things settle down?
Wall Street looked set to rally Monday following a series of measures and cash injections by governments and central banks designed to prop up the banking sector and avoid a global meltdown.
After a few days of tracking the latest talks between GM and Chrysler, I'm more convinced than ever before that these two companies will not merge. It's an idea that ultimately creates more headaches than solutions for GM.
Before General Motors began exploring a possible merger with Chrysler — talks that first came to light on Friday — G.M. proposed a similar deal with its other cross-town rival, the Ford Motor Company, two people with knowledge of the talks said Saturday.
Does the year 1929 mean anything to you?