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  • Dow Extends Win Streak for Lucky 7th Day Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 5:02 PM ET
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    The Dow rose for a seventh straight day Wednesday as a renewed pledge from the Fed for low rates and a drop in inflation at the producer level helped fuel the market's momentum.

  • GM CFO Optimistic About Automaker's Future Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 11:42 AM ET
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    The challenges facing new GM CFO Chris Liddell could not be any bigger. Two months into his job at the country's largest auto maker he's trying to steer a company from money-losing post bankruptcy status to profitable future as a publicly traded company.

  • Stocks Open Higher as Inflation Gauge Falls Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 10:33 AM ET
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    The Dow rose for a seventh straight day Wednesday as a renewed pledge from the Fed for low rates and a drop in inflation at the producer level helped fuel the market's momentum.

  • Futures Higher on PPI, Momentum From Fed Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 8:40 AM ET

    Stock index futures were pointing to a positve St. Patrick's Day market open, as a drop in producer prices confirmed the view that inflation poses little threat to the economy.

  • Can Toyota Shift Out of Limbo? Monday, 15 Mar 2010 | 9:42 AM ET
    2010 Toyota Prius

    It seems like a case of Deja Vu. Another Monday press conference in California where Toyota's technical staff will refute a claim about sudden acceleration.

  • U.S. economic growth as measured by real GDP will top 5 percent in 2010, and the unemployment rate will fall below 9 percent, said Byron Wien, vice president of Blackstone Advisory Services, who shared his annual top 10 surprises with CNBC Tuesday.

  • Japan is slowly becoming irrelevant as a part of the global economy, said Kirby Daley, senior strategist at the Newedge Group.

  • Tustin Toyota dealership in Tustin, California.

    Responding to a request from the House Oversight Committee for clarification about allegations from an ex-Toyota attorney, the Japanese auto maker sent a letter on Friday to Rep. Edolphus Towns.

  • Toyota's Legal Woes Grow Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | 1:47 PM ET
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    What started as a week filled with hope and promise for Toyota executives is ending with a thud. That thud is the sound of more legal cases and investigations being filed or launched against the Japanese automaker.

  • New York, London Tied as Top Financial Center Friday, 12 Mar 2010 | 9:08 AM ET
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    London and New York share the top place in a ranking of financial centers around the world published Friday, followed by Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Skeptics Abound About Runaway Toyotas Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | 9:56 AM ET
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    You've probably heard the comments. I have. There are many people who have heard the reports of Toyota cars racing out of control and they aren't blaming Toyota.

  • Toyota to Fix All 2000-2003 Tundra Pickups in US Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 6:52 PM ET
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    Toyota  said on Tuesday it would fix all Tundra pickups sold in the United States for the 2000 to 2003 model years to address a risk that part of the truck's frame could corrode, causing spare tires or even the gas tank to drop to the road.

  • Oscar Winners Try to Keep Whale Off Sushi Plates Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 11:49 AM ET
    Animal activist Ric O'Barry and director Louie Psihoyos accept Best Documentary Feature award for 'The Cove' onstage during the 82nd Annual Academy Awards.

    It is sport among black belt sushi eaters here to see just how daring one’s palate can be. But even among the squid-chomping, roe-eating and uni-nibbling fans, whale is almost unheard of on the plate. It also happens to be illegal.

  • Prius Problem Exposes Toyota's Bigger Headache Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 10:42 AM ET
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    While Toyota and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are investigating the car and the incident, the real problem for Toyota is that this incident raises new questions about the company.

  • Can Toyota Win the PR War Over Electronics? Monday, 8 Mar 2010 | 9:52 AM ET
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    In the ongoing war over whether Toyota vehicles have an electronics problem, the company and its critics have reached a point where both have made their arguments and little has been determined.

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    Nobody wants to publicly say the Toyota owners filing complaints about unintended acceleration are to blame. But quietly, I hear what people in the industry are saying.

  • Farr: Let The Free Market Work! Thursday, 4 Mar 2010 | 8:49 AM ET
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    Toyota's recent problems with "unintended acceleration" and faulty brakes could prove to be a valuable lesson for those who believe that protectionism is the answer to all our problems.

  • Why Overseas Investors Are Buying American Wednesday, 3 Mar 2010 | 6:13 PM ET

    To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the US is the worst place to put your money – except for all the others.

  • Have I Got a Deal For You Wednesday, 3 Mar 2010 | 9:01 AM ET
    Toyota Dealership

    There are times to buy a car and then there are really good times to buy a car. Right now is one of those times.

  • Toyota Struggling to Change Opinions Monday, 1 Mar 2010 | 9:30 AM ET
    The Toyota logo is displayed on the grill of brand new Toyota RAV4s on the sales lot at City Toyota in Daly City, California.

    Today in China, Toyota President Akio Toyoda apologized to the Chinese for the quality problems that lead to the company recalling more than 9 million vehicles worldwide.