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Autos Automobiles and Components

  • The comment from BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer is an intriguing one. Speaking at a conference in Europe, Reithofer said that Germany's auto makers, "Have to come up with something new."

  • In the very least, it's the best turnaround story in a generation.

  • Ford

    Today, the company announced the results of a convertible debt offering it extended in October. Seventy-five percent of the Ford note holders (totaling $2.56 Billion) accepted the offer to convert their Ford debt into Ford common shares.

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    On Wednesday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is scheduled to vote to create a new, publicly accessible database of safety complaints that is intended to make it easier for consumers to learn about problems with a product, the New York Times reports.

  • I saw the latest poll showing a growing number of Americans now feel the auto bailouts were a good idea that have, for the most part, paid off.

  • 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?

  • Woman looks at new Toyota Camry on dealer lot

    Now that the Big 3 are back from brink of collapse, we're starting to hear complaints from dealers and customers about the new reality in car shopping: tight supply. Both are unhappy that they don't have as many models on the lot to choose from. In some cases with hot selling models, there's little or no selection because the dealers are sold out.

  • GM Headquarters

    GM history in the second half of the 20th century is a story of executive arrogance, missed opportunities, poor decision-making and reckless finance.

  • The Nissan Leaf

    Nissan is planning to shift the balance of its production and support functions towards dollar-linked economies, including the U.S. and China, to protect itself against currency volatility, the Japanese carmaker’s chief executive has said. The FT reports.

  • Auto assembly line

    Even at manufacturing companies that are profitable, union workers are reluctantly agreeing to tiered contracts that create two levels of pay, the New York Times reports.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Harrah;s

    At this point it's far from clear that Harrah's Entertainment, a 2006 $28 billion leveraged buyout, will make its way back to the public markets.

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    US markets may be a little flat this month, but that doesn't mean there aren't growing investment opportunities in emerging markets. Here, our traders detail some of their favorites.

  • GM Headquarters

    Automotive industry expert Paul Ingrassia told CNBC Thursday, one day after the successful GM IPO (initial public offering), that it’s time to go long on auto stocks and invest in the industry.

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    In the next six months there is a "lock-up agreement" between GM's shareholders and the underwriters, Global Chairman of Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley.

  • Automaker GM’s successful IPO [initial public offering] signals that IPOs are back, Jes Staley, CEO of JPMorgan Investment Bank, told CNBC Thursday, but he said that M&A's are not.

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    I've heard the same question time and again here on the floor of the NYSE. Can GM keep it going?

  • The New GM

    Stocks soared at the open and kept climbing on Thursday, lifted by the successful launch of General Motors, which opened at above $35 a share—higher than its initial price of $33 a share. What is the outlook for the automaker? David Silver, equity research analyst at Wall Street Strategies, shared his insights.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • GM Trucks

    There’s more than one way to trade this IPO.