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  • Are We Safe Drivers? Americans Say Yes Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 11:18 AM ET
    Road rage

    Progressive Insurance commissioned Harris Interactive to poll Americans about their driving habits - and the results are amazing.

  • FAA Chief on Leave After Drunk-Driving Arrest Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 3:53 PM ET

    FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt was placed on a leave of absence Monday, and U.S. officials said his employment is under review following his arrest for drunken driving in suburban Northern Virginia.

  • London Transport Troubles Feared Friday, 2 Dec 2011 | 11:17 AM ET

    With an extra three million journeys a day on London’s already crowded public transport system expected during the three weeks of the 2012 Olympics, London's commuters could have more to moan about.

  • Threat of Railroad Strike Spooks Retailers Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 6:20 PM ET
    A Union Pacific steam.

    A national railroad strike could potentially take place next week and it has the nation's retailers worried about their holiday season.

  • Phil LeBeau on Autos Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:36 PM ET
    2010 Ford Taurus

    Look for solid auto sales, with Ford, Jeep, Hyundai/Kia and Tesla in the spotlight.

  • A Monster Rally for Risk Assets Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    A Monster Rally for Risk Assets

    Dissecting the day's major market news, with the Fast Money traders, including the rally in commodities, and banks, transports, materials & industrial stocks.

  • AMR Files For Bankruptcy Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 10:02 AM ET
    AMR Files For Bankruptcy

    Insight on AMR filing for Chapter 11 and what it means for American Airlines, with Robert Crandall, former AMR chairman/CEO.

  • AMR Files for Bankruptcy Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 7:05 AM ET
    AMR Files for Bankruptcy

    American Airlines parent AMR files for chapter 11 bankruptcy. Insight on why the company is struggling to find a cost structure that is industry competitive, with Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley Asia non-executive chairman; with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Busiest Cities for the Holidays Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 4:15 PM ET
    Despite continuing economic troubles,  this holiday season. According to a new report from AAA, an anticipated 42.5 million will be traveling 50 miles or more, which is 4 percent more than last year.  To find out where the greatest numbers of those Americans will be traveling, Bert Sperling of  looked at airline flight statistics from last year. The resulting top 10 busiest cities are those that have the highest percentage of flights during the holidays. However, the list was not determined just

    Despite continuing economic troubles, more Americans are planning to travel this holiday season. The following top 10 busiest cities are those that have the highest percentage of flights during the holidays.

  • Taking First-Class Coddling Above and Beyond Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 2:36 AM ET

    The gap between first class and coach has never been so wide. Carriers on international flights are offering private suites for first-class passengers, three-star meals and personal service once found only on corporate jets.

  • Kingfisher Close to $370 Million Finance Deal Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 11:44 PM ET

    Kingfisher Airline’s embattled chairman said he is close to sealing a $370 million deal with an Indian private investor and a banking consortium that would save his cash-strapped carrier. The FT reports.

  • New Careers After 40 Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    Life may begin at 40, but job searches that begin at that age can be discouraging. After all, it’s not the job market that it used to be. Entire professions are disappearing, and the labor market is flooded with unmarried, childless, eager young applicants whose salary requirements are generally lower.Despite this grim scenario, older workers shouldn’t despair. They bring such hard-won assets as experience and discipline to the table, and the people doing the hiring know it. “Savvy employers are

    CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.

  • Can Infrastructure Be Fixed? Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 2:53 PM ET
    Can Infrastructure Be Fixed?

    Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor, discusses what it will take to improve America's infrastructure.

  • Indonesia's Booming Auto Sector Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 10:10 PM ET
    Indonesia's Booming Auto Sector

    Indonesia is on track to become southeast asia's largest auto market. But as CNBC's Karen Tso reports Japanese brands, which dominate the market, are facing stiff competition from American brands.

  • Pentagon Relationship With EADS 'Improved': CEO Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 6:58 AM ET

    The decade-long battle between Boeing and European arch-rival EADS for a $35 billion refueling airplane contract from the Pentagon ended in defeat for Airbus owner EADS earlier this year – but Chief Executive Louis Gallois insists that the bidding process improved its relationships with the U.S. military.

  • Boeing and Airbus Battle Heats Up in Dubai Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 4:25 AM ET
    Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

    The perennial war of words between Boeing and Airbus heated up with both sides accusing the other of delivery delays as the crowds gathered for the opening day of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday.

  • Big Boeing Order Placed for Emerging Markets Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 3:17 AM ET
    Boeing 777 Freighter

    The bumper order Emirates placed for Boeing 777s at the start of the Dubai Airshow was made in anticipation of strong growth in emerging market demand, Tim Clark, president of the airline, told CNBC Monday.

  • A Look at Boeing's Commercial Strategy Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 12:50 AM ET
    Boeing's Commercial Aircraft Strategy

    James Albaugh, the CEO of Boeing Commercial says rising oil prices are a double-edged sword for the planemaker. He also discusses production of the new 787.

  • Emerging Markets Dominate Dubai Sunday, 13 Nov 2011 | 8:10 AM ET
    Dubai Airshow

    Boeing, and its arch rival Airbus, have in recent years witnessed something of a boom in airplane orders despite the US and Europe battling against financial crisis and economic slowdown.

  • Boeing's Dreamliner Debuts in Middle East at Airshow Saturday, 12 Nov 2011 | 11:29 AM ET
    Boeing's Dreamliner 787.

    As the eternal battle to secure aircraft orders continues, Boeing’s newest product, the 787 Dreamliner, landed in the United Arab Emirates for the 2011 round of the Dubai Airshow. It is the first time the plane is shown to the Middle East public with a readied mockup interior.