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  • Inflation May Lessen In The Future Says Analyst Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 9:31 AM ET

    Futures trading higher first on a better than expected ADP report, then on a better than expected GDP report. The Street has been acting like the long commodities/short dollar trade is coming to an end; the wording of the Fed's statement will determine if that is really the case.

  • GM--Give Them Credit For Putting Turnaround In Gear Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 9:15 AM ET
    GM logo, General Motors logo

    Take that GM doubters. In the last month there's been a growing chorus of investors and auto industry followers who have started to question if the General Motors turnaround had stalled. It looks like the naysayers are a bit overzealous in their predictions of gloom and doom.

  • GM Loss Less Than Expected; Shares Surge Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 7:21 AM ET
    A Chevrolet dealership in Loveland, Colorado.

    General Motors posted better-than-expected results on strong overseas sales, despite a costly supplier strike, waning demand for its most profitable vehicles and charges related to struggling former subsidiaries.

  • Wednesday Look Ahead: Fed Moves & More Earnings Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 5:14 PM ET

    Even as the Fed meets, the street can't make up its mind about what the Fed should do. From discussions I've had, it's clear that the sentiment among some traders has shifted and continues to shift.

  • Countrywide, GMAC Posts Big Losses on Mortgages Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 8:30 AM ET

    Countrywide Financial and GMAC, which run the largest independent U.S. mortgage lenders, on Tuesday posted big first-quarter losses, hurt by credit problems as the nation's housing slump deepens.

  • Big Merger Monday Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    The Dow ended marginally lower ahead of a two-day Fed meeting. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Stocks End Flat Amid Fed Jitters Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 4:58 PM ET

    Stocks finished flat Monday as concerns about the Federal Reserve's rate decision in a couple of days kept a lid on activity generated by merger buzz.

  • Seeking Sweeter Returns Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 3:53 PM ET

    Mars and Berkshire teamed up Monday to gobble up Wrigley. Should you be chasing other confectionery names like Hershey's, or are there better deals you can piggy-back?

  • Fed Jitters Keep a Lid on Index Gains Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 3:28 PM ET

    Stocks ticked higher Monday amid merger buzz but index gains were modest as the market awaits the Federal Reserve's rate decision later this week.

  • Financials Skid After 'Sell' Note; Wrigley Rises Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 11:16 AM ET

    Stocks retreated after an early pop Monday as the early market buzz was all about deals and deal makers.

  • Ford Shares Soar After Kerkorian Boosts Stake Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 10:00 AM ET
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    Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian has taken aim at the No. 2 U.S. automaker, acquiring what could become a 5.6 percent stake in Ford Motor.

  • Stocks Up for the Week as Dollar Gains Ground Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 5:45 PM ET

    Stocks finished higher for the week, helping major indexes transcend recent highs, as financials gained and the dollar showed signs of recovery.

  • Microsoft Drags on Dow; Oil Tops $119 Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 12:50 PM ET

    Stocks were slightly lower Friday, dragged down by a disappointing outlook from Microsoft and a souring consumer mood. American Express jumped after beating forecasts. Oil topped $119 a barrel.

  • Consumer Mood, Microsoft Outlook Depress Stocks Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 10:47 AM ET

    Stocks were slightly lower Friday, dragged down by a disappointing outlook from Microsoft and a souring consumer mood. American Express jumped after beating forecasts.

  • Honda Profit Tumbles, Sees Yen Hitting 2008 Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 3:28 AM ET

    Honda Motor posted a muchbigger than expected 85.6 percent tumble in quarterly net profit on Friday, and forecast a weak year ahead hit by a stronger yen, rising commodities prices and a soft U.S. car market.

  • Microsoft Points to Lower Open Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    Microsoft beats expectations but lowers its forecast, Apple surges, the greenback makes a big comeback and more in Thursday's Word on the Street.

  • Dollar Propels Dow to Highest Since January Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 4:04 PM ET

    Stocks turned higher Thursday afternoon as the dollar strengthened against the euro, pushing the Dow to its highest level since January. Ford jumped as investors cheered a profit from a U.S. auto maker. Shares of 3M skidded.

  • Dollar Propels Dow to Highest Since January Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 2:23 PM ET

    Stocks turned higher Thursday afternoon as the dollar strengthened against the euro, pushing the Dow to its highest level since January. Ford jumped as investors cheered a profit from a U.S. auto maker. Shares of 3M skidded.

  • Ford on Fire Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 12:58 PM ET

    Ford delivered its third consecutive quarter of better than expected earnings this morning.  As a result shares are soaring with their biggest gains in years.

  • Ford Shares Rally as Automaker Swings to Profit Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 7:35 AM ET
    Ford announced today that it is cutting production by 21% resulting in downtime at the assembly plant in St. Thomas Ontario on Friday Aug. 18, 2006. Ford Motor Co. announces sharp cuts in its North American production that would force it to partially shut down plants in the U.S. and Canada in the fourth quarter. (AP Photo/Canadian Press, Geoff Robins)

    Ford Motor posted a quarterly profit on Thursday led by strong results in Europe and South America and a narrowing loss in North America.