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Holiday car deals move earlier: 4 things to consider

...traditional retailers with holiday discounts well before the holidays.Car buyers will reap good deals for a longer time, analysts say, as automakers battle to hold or increase their share of what likely will be record U.S. auto sales this year...
Ryan Briscoe is thrust into action after James Hinchcliffe's crash

...JOINING THE TEAM: Jeff Gordon, who is retiring as a fulltime driver after this season, will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, when he will join Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip on the broadcasts.
Economy grew at 4.6 percent rate in April-June

...interest rate at record lows, near zero, and indicated that they planned to keep it there for a "considerable time."Analysts regarded the Fed's comments as support for their view that the Fed won't start raising rates until the mid-2015...
GM raises pickup prices to offer incentives later

General Motors has raised the base price of its new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra by more than $2,000 so it can give incentives at closing time, analysts say.
Wall Street says stocks are bargains, others say risky bet

...earnings forecasts prove too high, stocks could look less appetizing, or even expensive.It wouldn't be the first time analysts misled investors.In June 2007, analyst estimates for the next 12 months had the S&P 500 trading at 16 times...
Two-way radios let fans listen

...can now get into the heads of a race driver during a race," said Wally Dallenbach, a part-time driver and full-time analyst for NBC Sports. "The problem with getting into our heads is, you might not like what we're thinking." If a driver...
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Kmart files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

...Patrick, Martha Stewart president and chief operating officer, said she was not looking to exit from Kmart at this time. Analyst Michael Bernacchi, a professor of marketing at the University of Detroit Mercy, said Kmart suffers because it isn't...
DVD player sales outpacing VCRs

...selling five DVD players, including a portable one introduced in time for the holidays. It's only a matter of time, analysts predict, before DVDs take over home theater libraries. "You're getting more bang for your buck, and they're...
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Online buyers shop early

...consumers, who may have gotten burned with late delivery in the past, want to make sure their packages arrive on time. Analysts predict $10 billion to $12 billion will be spent online during the holidays, much more than last year's $7 billion...
Kelly's greatest challenge

...threw for more than 35,000 yards and 237 touchdowns, Kelly has made the transition to full-time father and part-time analyst for ESPN's NFL Countdown show. A third child, Camryn Lynn, was born on June 24. These days, Kelly satisfies his...