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  • How Much Is Your Chrysler Or GM Car Worth? Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 1:56 PM ET
    Car dealership in Miami

    Life in limbo is costing GM and Chrysler. New numbers show the residual values of GM and Chrysler cars have taken a hit. Meanwhile, another survey of car buyers shows a sizable drop in the percentage of buyers who are considering buying a GM or Chrysler.

  • Pros Say: This Is the Bottom Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 6:09 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    Global stocks dropped Friday on concerns about the inflationary effects of the Federal Reserve's plan to buy government debt. Experts on CNBC weigh in on what needs to happen for economies worldwide to recover.

  • Supplier Aid Next Step By Obama Team Thursday, 19 Mar 2009 | 12:33 PM ET

    The announcement by the Treasury Department that it will provide up to $5 Billion in federal aid is the next move by President Obama's auto task force to help the auto industry avoid a collapse.

  • What the Pros Say: US Is Now 'Bankrupt' Thursday, 19 Mar 2009 | 9:56 AM ET
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    Global stocks traded higher, as did the dollar against the euro, Thursday after the Federal Reserve's surprise announcement it would buy $300 billion in US Treasurys in order to help the ailing economy.

  • Pros Say: We're Stuck with the Bear Until 2010 Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 8:23 AM ET
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    After the IMF forecast the UK economy will be one of the last major economies to come out of a recession in 2011, experts interviewed by CNBC were torn on which country would lead the economic recovery.

  • Chrysler's Big Push Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 1:43 PM ET
    Bob Nardelli

    Two weeks before the deadline for President Obama's Auto Task Force to decide whether or not to lend Chrysler, GM and suppliers billions more in Federal aid, Chrysler CEO is very clear: he needs a decision.

  • Pros Say: Cash is Now the Riskiest Bet Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 5:33 AM ET
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    Global stocks snapped their winning streak Tuesday on worries over the U.S. economy deteriorating further as American Express said its credit card default rates soared last month, hammering home the heavy toll the financial crisis has had on the consumer.

  • Auto Bailout Political Dance Starts Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 2:40 PM ET

    After almost a month of virtual silence by nearly everyone involved in the auto bailout talks, the primary players are starting to talk.

  • Can New Chevy Camaro Muscle Up Sales? Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 9:35 AM ET
    2010 Chevy Camaro

    For pure "car lovers", the re-birth of the Chevy Camaro is like an early Christmas gift. A modern day muscle car (base sticker $22,995) built for people who live for the thrill of the drive. But...

  • Pros Say: Taxpayer Money Going Down Bank Drain Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 9:30 AM ET

    Global stocks rose again Monday, for the fifth consecutive session, lifted by hopes that the U.S. economic downturn may be bottoming out and with investors seeking to take advantage of cheaper stocks.

  • The Terminator's Day In Motown Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 11:40 AM ET
    Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Schwarzenegger has come to personify what many in the domestic auto industry can't stand. He is unabashed in his belief auto makers can and should make cleaner, more fuel efficient vehicles.

  • World Car Of The Year Finalists Tell Ford's Global Story  Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 10:43 AM ET

    Remember when Ford CEO Alan Mulally took over the top job at the auto maker and boldly pronounced, "We will win with great cars!"? I do. I remember thinking, "Well, this will be interesting to see if Ford can truly become competitive in cars."

  • Jay Leno To Bring His Stimulus Plan To Detroit Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 12:01 PM ET
    Jay Leno

    Tonight Show host Jay Leno knows that. Which is one reason he is bringing "Jay's Comedy Stimulus Plan" to Detroit on April 7th and giving away tickets to anyone who says they are unemployed.

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    This afternoon, the UAW members at Ford overwhelmingly voted in favor of changing their contract with the auto maker.

  • Auto Task Force Road Trip Shows Long Road Ahead Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | 8:36 AM ET
    Obama Auto Team

    When President Obama's Auto Task Force rolls into Detroit Monday it will spark another round of stories and speculation about when the Treasury Department will decide the fate of GM, and Chrysler. Don't hold your breath.

  • GM Shares Crater As Auto Team Meets At White House Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 12:37 PM ET
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    Shares of GM have been getting hammered due to growing speculation the beleaguered auto maker is edging closer to filing for bankruptcy.

  • Merck's Jumpin' Januvia Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 11:10 AM ET

    Japan and Januvia. No, it's not a country—not even a fictional one—even though it sounds like "Genovia" in "The Princess Diaries." It's a diabetes drug from Merck.

  • GM's Bankruptcy Dance Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 9:19 AM ET
    General Motors

    After General Motors issued its 10K report yesterday casting doubt on whether it can survive, there have been plenty of questions about why GM doesn't just go into bankruptcy.

  • Central banks' efforts to introduce measures such as buying various assets and printing money as they bring their interest rates to zero will not work in countries with too high levels of debt, Hugh Hendry, Chief Investment Officer at Eclectica, told CNBC.

  • Inside GM: Why It's So Bad Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | 9:59 AM ET
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    Admit it. When you see the headlines of GM warning it could be forced into chapter 7 bankruptcy and liquidate, you likely have two reactions. First, you say "Duh! These guys have been hanging on by a thread, of course they could go under."