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Big 3 Auto Bailout (2008)

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  • Lois Frankel and Kristin Jacobs: Primary foes (but agree on almost everything)

    Lois Frankel and Kristin Jacobs: Primary foes (but agree on almost everything)
    Democrats are wrestling over who gives them the best chance at picking up a South Florida congressional seat that's critical to their long-shot goal of taking over theU.S. Congress. Is the best choice a liberal woman from Palm Beach County who's had...
  • Leo-Arthur Kelmenson dies at 84; adman helped save Chrysler

    Leo-Arthur Kelmenson dies at 84; adman helped save Chrysler
    Before advertising executive Leo-Arthur Kelmenson could ignite the media blitz in 1979 that helped rescue Chrysler Corp. from bankruptcy, he had to persuade the auto company's president to serve as pitchman. Lee Iacocca's response was as blunt as the ads...
  • Planning a vacation in 2011? Expect to pay more

    Planning a vacation in 2011? Expect to pay more
    Americans are venturing out again as they start to shake off the recession. That may be good for their spirits, but it's bad for their bank accounts. As more people travel, flights, cruises and hotel rooms get more expensive. Expect to pay more for your...
  • Stocks rise on latest European rescue plan

    Stocks rise on latest European rescue plan
    Stock markets around the world roared higher Friday after European policymakers made their latest move to ease the continent’s debt crisis. Lawmakers agreed to pump money into troubled banks directly from the continent’s bailout fund rather...
  • Spain heads for a likely bailout; Obama talks solutions

    Spain heads for a likely bailout; Obama talks solutions
    Spanish officials are likely to follow those in Greece, Portugal and Ireland in asking for an international bailout when they participate in a conference call with representatives of fellow Eurozone countries Saturday, according to news reports. But...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Bernanke on foreclosures. TARP donations for TARP opponents.

     
    Home sales turn around. After a terrible summer for real estate agents, sales of existing homes climbed sharply last month, but the figures do not banish lingering fears about the real estate market. Bernanke on foreclosures. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben....
  • Wall Street Roundup: Insider-trading revelations, banks in Basel trouble?

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,355 per ounce, up 0.1% from Friday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,106.98, down 0.9% from Friday. Bailing out Ireland. Ireland agreed over the weekend to a $110-billion bailout package from the European Union.........
  • Wall Street Roundup: WikiLeaks Wall Street edition. Bonuses keep growing.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,384 per ounce, up 1.2% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,005.00, down 0.4% from Monday. Confidence up, housing down. While home prices fell in September, it didn't stop consumer confidence from reaching.....
  • U.S. bonds attract buyers after surge in yields and more turmoil in Europe

     
    The U.S. bond market is trying to end the week with a rally, as the highest yields since at least spring finally lure some buyers. The 10-year Treasury note yield was trading at 3.33% at about 11:50 a.m. PST, off......
  • TARP's bank bailout program nears break-even point with latest repayment

     
    The program under the $700-billion financial bailout package that pumped money into banks moved closer to break-even Wednesday as another large financial institution repaid its cash infusion. The Treasury Department announced that Fifth Third Bancorp...
  • Ex-Merrill CEO John Thain regrets not demanding a U.S. bailout of Lehman Bros.

     
    The trillion-dollar question comes around yet again: Would a government bailout of Lehman Bros. in September 2008 have avoided the global financial crisis and the market crash that followed it? Former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain thinks so, according to.....
  • Sprint asks FCC to block AT&T and T-Mobile deal on anti-competitive grounds

     
    Sprint doesn’t want AT&T anywhere near T-Mobile and is seeking to block a $39-billion consolidation of the two telecom firms. Back in March, AT&T said it was acquiring T-Mobile USA, a deal that if approved by regulators would allow AT&T......