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  • Chrysler grille

    Shortly after Chrysler ran its 2:00 commercial in the Super Bowl, Twitter and Facebook lit up with applause for the American automaker. There was no shortage of people praising the spot featuring images of Detroit, its famed native son Eminem, and a new Chrysler tag line, "Imported from Detroit."

  • Asian stocks were mixed on Monday after a higher open. Sentiment was supported by by a fall in the U.S. jobless rate which boosted stocks on Wall Street Friday.

  • Japan's Nikkei average edged lower on Thursday, after posting the biggest jump in two months the day before, as worries over an escalation of violence in Egypt nudged investors towards safer assets, offsetting strong U.S. jobs data.

  • Asian stocks jumped on Wednesday and the dollar sank as a surge in U.S. manufacturing and strong company earnings convinced investors to pile back into riskier assets despite turmoil in Egypt. 

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    In his new book, "THE NEXT DECADE: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going," Friedman predicts that, above all, America's power will be tested, and while the author says it will endure, it will require what he calls, "extraordinary skill of the decade’s Presidents to navigate turbulent waters and balance relationships."

  • Asian stocks posted modest gains on Tuesday, led by shares in resource companies, as strong U.S. factory data and surging commodities prices offset fears that unrest in Egypt could spread elsewhere in the Middle East. 

  • Asian stocks slid on Monday following Friday's sharp drop on Wall Street as anti-government rioting in Egypt prompted investors to flee to less risky assets to ride out the turmoil.

  • Ford

    When a company posts a quarterly profit of 30 cents a share and Wall Street is expecting 48 cents, something is seriously screwed up. And you can blame it one of three things.

  • Asian stocks were lower on Friday, as caution pervaded following warnings by the IMF and ratings agencies on United States and Japan.

  • Hyundai

    In an industry that has been putting up big numbers since getting out of intensive care, one of the most impressive performances has come from Hyundai. look at the fourth quarter and 2010 earnings posted by the company early this morning.

  • Asian stocks rose Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers voted unanimously to maintain a $600 billion bond-buying plan to fuel an economic recovery.

  • Tustin Toyota dealership in Tustin, California.

    Given the long and growing record of recalls and bad press, you'd expect Toyota to lose millions of customers. And yes, while its sales have not grown as fast as the industry in the last year, Toyota is still the world's largest automaker....here's why.

  • Asian stocks traded mixed on Wednesday after a flat finish on Wall Street.

  • Asian stocks climbed on Tuesday after a strong session on Wall Street which saw the Dow Jones Industrials finishing 20 points shy of 12,000.

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    Whether they be Japanese housewives or folks in India and Indonesia energy and food prices matter – big time.

  • Trade

    Though the US-China relationship often dominates the geopolitical trade debate, Beijing is now the top trading partner for Japan, Australia and South Africa, as well as South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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    Political and business leaders invited to the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos this week will sift through the blessings and curses of global interdependence that not only brought the world’s economies to a collective low three years ago but also provide the only realistic return to prosperity

  • Gm Building

    They'll tell you in Detroit, being #1 isn't the most important thing. After all, it's profits not market share that matters. But you can bet GM wanted to pass up Toyota for the global sales title.

  • Asian stocks were higher on Monday on mild bargain buying after a sell-off last week.