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Investors started February on an optimistic note, bidding stocks higher after logging the worst month for the market in over a year in January.
The statement was straightforward with an appropriate amount of contrition. When I talked with Jim Lentz, the head of Toyota USA he was direct in admitting his company is embarrassed by the on-going controversy over sticking gas pedals.
Stock index futures pointed to a sharp rise to kick the month off Monday, following a third-consecutive losing January.
It started with a deadly tragedy in summer last year that forced Toyota, which had received more than 2,000 complaints of unintended acceleration, to step up its own inquiry.
Federal regulators have cleared Toyota's plan to fix millions of sticky gas pedals, and dealers could get parts to make the repairs as early as Thursday or Friday.
An initial public offering at Tesla has been anticipated for months.
Who says America has lost its dominant position in the auto market?
Stocks tumbled Thursday as the dollar's gains and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum. Techs were among the biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
Stocks tumbled Thursday as the dollar's gains and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum this morning. Techs were among the morning's biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
Stocks were mostly lower Thursday as worries about a tighter grip from Washington and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum this morning. Techs were among the morning's biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
Toyota managed to win bragging rights as the world’s biggest car company. But that focus on rapid growth appears to have come at a cost to its reputation for quality, creating an opportunity for others to potentially take back market share they lost to Toyota. The New York Times reports.
When I talked with Ford CEO Alan Mulally 10 minutes after his company filed fourth quarter earnings, there was a tone of satisfaction in his voice.
Ford has halted production of some full-sized commercial vehicles in China because they contain gas pedals built by the same company behind the accelerators in Toyota's recent recall.
A string of positive earnings reports gave a lift to Wall Street this morning as Ford Motor joined some key Dow components in beating expectations.
Stocks eked out a gain Wednesday as the debut of Apple's iPad tablet computer energized tech stocks and financials rebounded amid relief that the Fed's statement offered no surprises.
Stocks continued to slide Wednesday after the Fed left the "extended period" language in their statement, referring to how long they will leave interest rates low. Stocks had already been trading lower after some disappointing earnings outlooks.
Think you may own one of the 2.3 million Toyota models being recalled because of a potentially dangerous accelerator? It's easy to find out for sure.
Stocks had a weak open Wednesday as investors were disappointed with some earnings outlooks and waited for the Federal Reserve's statement this afternoon. Stocks slipped further into the red after a report showed new home sales unexpectedly unexpectedly fell last month and as the House hearing on AIG began.
Toyota is suspending sales of roughly 57% of its new cars and shutting down assembly lines for eight models. That alone should spook Toyota investors. But the troubling part of Toyota halting sales of new models is the fact nobody knows how long it will last.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Wednesday, with investors looking for news both from companies reporting earnings and from economic leaders gathered for the World Economic Forum in Davos.