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  • The US needs to maintain an environment that encourages business investment, which leads to job growth, Frederick Smith, FedEx chairman and CEO, told CNBC Monday.

  • Steven Rattner

    Steve Rattner, the veteran investor and co-founder of the private equity firm Quadrangle Group who led the administration's effort to restructure the auto industry, says insider trading charges help clean up bad apples from Wall Street.

  • The chairman and CEO of Winnebago Industries, Robert Olson, told CNBC Thursday that the retail activity has been improving and dealers have stocked their inventories to meet demand.

  • "DRJ" reveals which energy name is seeing increased options activity, as a result of talk about mergers and acquisitions.

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    Profound shifts in consumer sentiment and the economics of transportation are changing the way drivers view not just their vehicles, but the concept of transportation itself.

  • Airplane

    An airplane needs to be safe in order for passengers to board it. Likewise, an airline CEO wants to feel the same clarity and certainty that so many of his c-suite compadres do in order to sustain growth.

  • Ford's Louisville, Kentucky Assembly Plant

    The Ford Motor company announced on Thursday that it plans to add 1800 new jobs and invest $600 million to revamp its Louisville, Ky. assembly plant.

  • Ford

    Ford will hire 1,800 workers at a plant in Louisville to build the Escape, a small SUV.

  • Tehran Stock Exchange.

    If you were allowed and could make money doing it, would you invest in Iran? Share your opinion.

  • Tehran, Iran

    Should US companies be allowed to do business in Iran through foreign subsidiaries? Share your opinion.

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    Consumers with less than stellar credit are getting car loans again as lenders loosen their standards, and the trend is likely to continue as more lenders get into the business.

  • NJ Turnpike Toll

    Just weeks before the Build America Bonds program is set to expire, issuance and demand for the government-subsidized notes have reached a fever pitch.

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    Are sanctions a good way to stop a country from doing something? Share your opinion.

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    America may not make as many goods as it used to, but it's moving goods around at a pace not seen since before the recession.

  • A little faith can go a long way in this market.

  • Car Keys

    All major automakers but Toyota reported strong U.S. sales increases in November as the auto industry's slow-motion recovery continued to gain traction.  Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Nissan, Hyundai and Honda all reported double-digit increases.

  • Chevy Volt

    General Motors said Tuesday it will hire 1,000 additional engineers and researchers in the Detroit area as it moves toward the next generation of electric vehicle technology.

  • Airstream Interstate 3500

    Shipments of RVs, an economic indicator, for 2011 are expected to be up 8.2 percent from those this year. Currently, about 8.3 million households now own an RV.

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    Top corporate travel agencies and travel consultants say they now expect negotiated airfares and hotel rates in the United States to climb next year, with double-digit increases in hotel rates in cities like New York. The New York Times reports.

  • Tata Nano

    For investors, 2010 may as well have been called The Year of the Car. It turns out that some of the biggest, greasiest, loudest money was made in the automakers this year, who knew?