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Today's Top Videos: Auto Bailout, Cramer & More...

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Tuesday, 11 Nov 2008 | 5:00 PM ET

The director of the FHFA discusses a new loan modification plan that will take effect on Dec. 15, while the CEO of Hulu.com, a joint venture between NBC Universal and News Corp., discusses his business during the economic downturn. Following are today's top videos:

Lockhart on New Loan Plan
James Lockhart, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), discusses a new loan modification plan that will take effect December 15.

Lockhart on New Loan Plan

“This is very big. I think it’s extremely important to be preventing foreclosures. We’ll see tens of thousands prevented every month and overall, over the next couple of years I would hope it would be in the hundreds to millions of mortgages be rewritten so that people can afford them. We need to stop foreclosures.”

—James Lockhart, Director, FHFA

The Big Three Bailout
Discussing the auto industry's struggles due to the credit crunch, with Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman/CEO

The Big Three Bailout

“I am weighted more towards import than the Detroit-three. And I’ve been an outspoken critic of Detroit over the years and their ways and have had a contentious relationship with Detroit management at times. So having said that, I think it would be an absolute travesty that the reckless behavior of Wall Street, result in a sweeping of way of the American automobile industry. And the consequences for the economy would be catastrophic and for main street.”

—Mike Jackson, Chairman & CEO, AutoNation

CNBC Exclusive: Hulu CEO
Jason Kilar, CEO of Hulu, a joint venture between NBC Universal and News Corp, discusses his business with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

CNBC Exclusive: Hulu CEO

“There’s a lot of headroom. Just in the U.S. alone, it’s an 80 billion dollar industry and it’s an ad-supported premium video industry. So we’re a start-up. We’re 8 months into it in terms of when we have the official commercial launch and it vastly exceeded our expectations but keep in mind that there’s a lot of headroom so there’s a lot of places that this can go.”

—Jason Kilar, CEO, Julu

Recession's Four Horsemen
Insight on the housing, banking, retail and auto sectors, with Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank; Art Laffer, Laffer Investments; CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Melissa Lee & Charlie Gasparino.

Recession's Four Horsemen

“It’s really not different from [the other recessions] it’s not different from 1870s, it’s not different from any other type of massive recession that was brought about by rise in taxes. They’re increasing the national debt dramatically with these “stimulus packages” and “bailout packages” that are doing nothing but killing the economy and causing huge increases in taxes in the future. It’s a disaster.”

—Art Laffer, Co-Author of “The End of Prosperity,” Laffer Investments

Stop Trading, Listen to Cramer!
Mad Money's Jim Cramer shares his stock picks and pans with CNBC's Erin Burnett.

Stop Trading, Listen to Cramer!

If we keep people in their homes, then we stop house price depreciation. This keeps people in their homes. We’ve also got to keep people in their jobs. We’re going to have another meltdown if we don’t do both things.”

—Jim Cramer, CNBC’s Mad Money

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