How do you define "free market". Yesterday, I argued the "free market" should determine if cars and trucks are powered by diesel fuel or by the conventional gasoline most vehicles currently use. This baffled some of you.
A daunting litany of ills imperils U.S. banks, from toxic assets to rising loan defaults. After the irritating spectacle that played out in Washington yesterday, we can add a new threat: the Congressional Oversight Panel tracking TARP.
Over the last two days, as I've blogged about new fuel efficiency rules President Obama laid out at the White House, I've been struck by the opposition to these changes.
Stocks ended a rocky session mixed as a banks rally fizzled and an unexpected drop in housing starts left investors a little shaky. Still, a gauge of fear dropped below a key level.
After a morning dip dampened Monday's gains, stocks bounced back Tuesday. Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his insights and outlook for the stock market.
With the new mandate from Washington, this efficiency movement in the auto industry will pick up momentum, and several companies are positioned to profit.
Stocks bounced back Tuesday as banks rallied and a gauge of fear in the market dropped significantly.
Stocks declined Tuesday after housing starts unexpectedly fell to a record low.
For years, we've heard Detroit and other auto makers lobby against higher fuel economy standards because it would drive up costs and ultimately hurt sales of SUV's and pick-ups- vehicles Americans want.
Futures pared gains Tuesday after housing starts unexpectedly fell to a record low. Futures had been pointing higher for most of the morning, buoyed by news that banks may break free from the government's grip.
I have never bought a car in my life. My wife has bought a lot of them. I'm just not that into cars. I have usually referred to the cars we own by their color.
President Barack Obama wants drivers to go farther on a gallon of gas and cause less damage to the environment—and be willing to pick up the tab.
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"UNCLE!!!!!!!!!" That's the cry you'll hear from Detroit to Washington as President Barack Obama announces a new tailpipe emission standard that mirrors the tough measures California has been trying to impose for years.
Ask yourself these questions: If you are looking for a new car, truck, or minivan right now, will you buy a Chrysler, Dodge, or Jeep? Will you seriously consider one of those models?
The US automobile industry is effectively bankrupt as it tries to navigate the way out of its worst ever crisis, but the industry will emerge stronger and General Motors should follow Chrysler into Chapter 11, Mick Jackson, chairman and CEO of AutoNation, told CNBC Friday.
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Stocks rose on Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as investors gave techs another go and Wal-Mart hit its earnings target. However, some economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains. Experts weighed in on the markets, the commercial real estate, and more... (UPDATED)
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With some troubling economic numbers out Thursday, what do traders expect today? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock-market insights on Thursday.