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  • GM Won't Buy Advertising for 2009 Academy Awards Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 12:03 PM ET
    General Motors Headquarters

    General Motors has pulled out of its longtime sponsorship of the Academy Awards, one of the biggest annual events on broadcast television, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

  • Stocks Open Mixed as Financials Slide Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    Stocks opened mixed Monday as oil retreated and geopolitical concerns eased but financials suffered from a fresh wave of concerns.

  • Can Honda Beat the Prius? Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 9:32 AM ET
    Honda

    When a Honda executive said last week that his company plans to roll out a "Prius Fighter" hybrid next spring, it marked the latest proclamation from an automaker that it had a model to beat the king of the hybrids. And once again I'm curious if this challenge will truly be a challenge to Toyota.

  • Highest Yielding Stocks On The Dow Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 9:30 AM ET
    A Bank of America branch.

    Do you believe that financials, pharma and telecom can maintain through an economic downturn? If so, you might want to take a look at the Dow Industrials where some of the largest companies in the world are currently offering investors notably large dividend yields.

  • As of this morning, 473 (just under 95%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • Pops & Drops: Amazon, Apple... Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 9:56 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amazon and Apple popped while Union Pacific and U.S. Steel dropped.

  • Stocks Edge Higher Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 9:25 PM ET

    The Dow edged higher on Friday, as the continued drop in oil fueled stock market optimism. However the Fast Money traders have their eye on Goldman Sachs.

  • For the week ending Friday, August 15, 2008,  U.S. major Indices finished mixed, after the markets digested negative results including a surge in CPI, a decline in retail sales, and continued expansion in unemployment claims.  The Nasdaq Composite prevailed amongst the major U.S. indices, as it edged up 1.59% for the week, marking its fifth week of gains.   Nasdaq gains were led by bullish comments on Amazon (AMZN) which gained 7.3% for the week.  The likelihood of the eurozone moving toward recession allowed for a stronger dollar against the euro, continued pressure on oil, and a positive impact on U.S. stocks as a potential safe haven.

  • Electric Bikes Selling Briskly as Gas Prices Climb Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 10:34 AM ET

    When Honora Wolfe and her husband moved to the outskirts of Boulder, Colorado, she wanted an environmentally friendly way to commute to her job as a bookshop owner in the city.

  • Car Sellers Slash Costs ... How You Can Profit Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 10:16 AM ET
    Woman looks at new Toyota Camry on dealer lot

    The fallout from the credit crisis and the downturn in the U.S. automobile market is picking up, and buyers who are in position to take advantage can benefit.

  • GM's Electric Volt: Is Hype Getting Out Of Hand? Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 9:16 AM ET

    I'm hearing the same question over and over as we move closer to the unveiling of the Chevy Volt: Will this car really work?

  • S&P 500 Leads Global Indices for 5th Straight Day Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 8:55 AM ET

    Medal Round - Day 5: Half way through the medal round, the playing field continues to shift.  The US' S&P 500 looks poised to stay on track for the gold, but the silver and bronze are up for grabs.

  • Stocks Close Higher, Led by Financials Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 3:43 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher, with bank shares rising broadly, though the market pulled back from its biggest gains as oil stemmed its slide.

  • Cramer: Overseas Investors Eye U.S. Opportunities Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    Where some countries' troubles are just getting started, we look to be coming out of ours here at home.

  • Fast Money Now: Mid-Day Trades For Thursday Aug. 14 Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 1:48 PM ET

    Fast Money now – the plays you need while the market is still open

  • What Inflation? Investors Think Stocks Look Cheap Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 1:14 PM ET

    Even in the face of economic numbers seemingly showing a big pop in the Consumer Price Index, investors have begun to consider inflation almost an afterthought.

  • GM Explores Selling Hummer to Russian 'Oligarch' Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 5:46 PM ET

    General Motors has had preliminary contact with Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska on a possible sale of its Hummer brand, sources familiar with the matter said.

  • Stocks Close Lower But Pare Some Losses Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower, hurt by rising oil prices and fresh worries about the financial sector, though the market ended off its lows for the day.

  • Stocks Suffer as Retail Slips, Deere Misses Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 9:47 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower amid signs that the consumer was buying fewer goods that will cost more in the future.

  • GM Revs Up 'Significant Interest' in Asset Sale Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 5:33 AM ET
    GM auto dealership with sign.

    GM chief Rick Wagoner said there was significant interest in the auto maker's planned sale of up to $4 billion of assets as it battles record losses and falling sales, but no deals were expected soon.