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President Obama is moving quickly to act on the environmental promises that were a centerpiece of his campaign. But tackling global warming will be far more difficult — and more costly — than the new emissions standards for automobiles he ordered with the stroke of a pen on Monday, the New York Times reports.
The target date for General Motors to get its second installment of government loans passed last week, but a top company executive says he expects the money to arrive in the next several days.
Here's what the new president needs to do if he wants to get the American economy back on track.
Will the current global recession, slowdown for those of you in denial, be the making or the breaking of the renewable energy movement?
The realization that diversification of energy is in everyone's interest has shifted perceptions and the big oil companies, the likes of BP and Shell, have taken the lead in alternative energy.
Billionaire oil tycoon Boone Pickens, chairman of BP Capital, predicts oil will reach $75 a barrel within a year and go back up to $140 a barrel when the global economy turns around.
Top executives at Ford Motor and General Motors stressed that the fortunes of automakers will depend on a turnaround in the economy and consumer confidence in particular.
Just weeks after ending a year marked by dismal sales and a federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, U.S. automakers Sunday touted new products with a focus on fuel efficiency that they say will help ensure that their cars and trucks will roll off assembly lines for years to come.
The oil that is extracted from Canadian dirt is being portrayed as saving America from energy dependence on the unstable Middle East, or an environmental catastrophe in the making, says the New York Times.
The midsize Fusion Hybrid is Ford’s strongest effort yet to break the dominance of Japanese automakers in hybrid passenger cars.
Many alternative energy sources like wind turbines and solar panels experience problems in cold weather, especially when they're covered in snow or ice.
Brrrr! Many of us are enduring some downright frigid temperatures lately. So while you're sitting at home, staying out of the snow and wind, I'm sure the one question on your mind is, 'How can I make money off this arctic-like weather?' Cramer, as always, is here to help you with that dilemma. And his answer is one that many of you faithful viewers have been on to for a while: Suburban Propane. After so many of you talked this one up, Cramer did his homework. And the result? He's feeling the warmth too.
Want to know why there's been a flurry of downgrades recently? Here's the inside baseball.
Traders are banking on shares of Chesapeake Energy to move higher — but not for a few months. The oil and natural gas company reached a peak near $70 in July, but has fallen hard since then to about $15.25, after spending much of autumn between $10 and $25. Options activity on Monday is focused on the April 27.5 calls...
Officials weighing federal applications by utilities to build new coal-fired power plants cannot consider their greenhouse gas output, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency ruled late Thursday. Some environmentalists fear the decision will clear the way for the approval of several such plants in the last days of the Bush administration.
If even one of the Big Three goes bankrupt, many of the already struggling auto suppliers will fail, said Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO of the company.
Chrysler is nearing the minimum level of cash it needs to run the company and will have trouble paying bills after the first of the year, according to its chief financial officer.
Dan Genter at RNC Genter Capital Management said the bull market will return soon and it’s time for investors to start “brining their heads up out of the fox hole and start tiptoeing through the mine field” to buy into some sectors that have been beat up.
As President-elect Barack Obama considers how to curb the gases that contribute to global warming, Europe’s struggle with the problem illustrates the momentous task ahead for the United States.
Congress and the White House are hoping to reach a final deal Tuesday to provide $15 billion in loans to troubled U.S. automakers. CNBC asked market insiders and members of Congress to share their insight on a bailout for the industry.