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  • PHILADELPHIA— Drew Lewis, a businessman who served as U.S. transportation secretary under President Ronald Reagan during the 1981 air traffic controllers' strike, has died at age 84.. Lewis, who lived on a farm in Lower Salford, in the Philadelphia suburbs, died Wednesday in Prescott, Arizona, of complications from pneumonia, said his son, Andy Lewis.

  • WASHINGTON— Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S. have told the government they won't meet a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents like the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia last May. Canadian National Railway, CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern say they won't be ready...

  • Cramer Remix: What Apple should buy next Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 7:02 PM ET
    Jim Cramer speaks with Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook on the 10th Anniversary of Mad Money.

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer has some ideas for Apple’s CEO Tim Cook on what it could bite into with that giant cash glut.

  • The next test for stocks Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 7:26 PM ET
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    Recession talk has been circling the stock market during its rapid decline, but those concerns could be allayed.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher opening Thursday amid ECB President Mario Draghi's press conference.

  • More pain on Wall Street after worst close since 2014 Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 7:09 AM ET
    The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange

    U.S. stock futures were lower this morning, after Wednesday's wild ride on Wall Street, which saw the Dow travel 1,000 points.

  • Oil in charge, short-term relief coming for stocks? Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 6:47 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wednesday's market action smacked of short-term capitulation, but analysts expect more volatility ahead, even if there is a rally.

  • Norfolk Southern shares jump amid deal report Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 11:47 AM ET
    A Norfolk Southern engine sits at the Norfolk Southern Bellevue Terminal in Bellevue, Ohio.

    Shares of Norfolk Southern spiked Monday after a report that the company was being eyed by Canadian Pacific.

  • LONDON, Nov 3- Freight carried by major U.S. railroads fell by 7 percent in the second quarter of 2015 compared with the same period in 2014, confirming that large parts of the industrial economy are in recession. Coal shipments to power plants, the biggest commodity on the network, accounting for about one-third of total tonnage, have been hit by a combination of...

  • "There is no' sell' signal as far as I'm concerned," said Katie Stockton, chief technical strategist at BTIG in New York. Analysts point to specific transports, such as United Parcel Service Inc, FedEx Corp, and hard-hit railroads, down 25.1 percent this year, as places to bargain hunt. "For investors who have a longer time horizon, that is more than a couple of months, we...

  • Stocks close lower; transports fall more than 2.5% Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed mildly lower, under some pressure from economic data, as investors awaited key earnings reports and Wednesday’s Fed statement.

  • Dow futures up 100 points amid Draghi remarks, data Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 9:24 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply higher open on Thursday.

  • Market eyes earnings as Fed leaves it in confusion Friday, 16 Oct 2015 | 6:33 PM ET
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    So far the earnings season has been lackluster, and some high-profile warnings have already given investors pause.

  • Lightning Round: This group is having a major move Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer goes off the rails to give his opinion on this popular rail stock, along with many others.

  • 'Amtrak shutdown' would go way beyond just Amtrak Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 3:05 PM ET
    A train conductor signals from an Amtrak train September 3, 2015 in New Carrollton, Maryland.

    The economic impact of an Amtrak shutdown would mean more than an inconvenience for commuters. It may affect the larger economy.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- When U.S. regulators adopted new rules last May to make hauling crude by rail safer, shippers anticipated relatively moderate costs and adjustments while rail tank car makers geared up for a retrofitting bonanza. "No one anticipated the new rules would require all these bells and whistles," Robert Pickel Jr., a senior vice president at Canadian rail...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Sept 28- Investors in U.S. railroad stocks, who have been punished in 2015 by an accelerating decline in high-margin coal shipments, now are pinning their long-term hopes on a resurgence in consumer spending. The major publicly-traded U.S. railroads including Union Pacific Corp, CSX Corp and Norfolk Southern Corp have missed estimates or...

  • The oil tank cars- a year ago sought-after to haul crude from North Dakota to New Jersey- now stand idle as a result of two converging trends: the reversal in U.S. shale oil production and the completion of new pipelines. Big rail lines, such as Berkshire Hathaway- owned BNSF Railways or Union Pacific are losing what used to be their fastest-growing source of new...

  • China's economic slowdown, recessions and weak economies in Latin American countries such as Brazil and Chile and a breakdown in commodity prices are prompting traders to overlook improving U.S. economic data, said Alan Gayle, portfolio manager at RidgeWorth Investments. "There's a great deal of nervousness around the weakness in China, and that's...

  • China's economic slowdown, recessions and weak economies in Latin American countries such as Brazil and Chile and a breakdown in commodity prices are prompting traders to overlook improving U.S. economic data, said Alan Gayle, portfolio manager at RidgeWorth Investments. "There's a great deal of nervousness around the weakness in China, and that's...