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Stock index futures rose ahead of the open Monday after a report showed personal income rose in April and investors largely shrugged off the General Motors bankruptcy filing.
General Motors is set to follow Chrysler into bankruptcy as the global auto industry struggles with the economic downturn and looks to government intervention to turn around failing business models.
It is not every 31-year-old who, in a first government job, finds himself dismantling General Motors and rewriting the rules of American capitalism.
Stocks capped a winning month with a 1-percent rally Friday as traders squeezed in a few last-minute trades to close out the month of May. Investors were encouraged by a jump in consumer sentiment and less-bad GDP report. Oil stocks benefited from the rise in oil prices. Dell ended higher after beating its earnings target. GM ended at 75 cents a share.
Get ready folks: America is about to own a car company. As of Monday, we the taxpayers will own more than 70 percent of GM. Whether the company will be formally renamed Government Motors remains to be seen. But that’s what it will be.
Visteon, the top supplier to and a former subsidiary of Ford, filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, citing liquidity and debt problems, and turmoil in the automotive industry.
Stocks made another break higher Friday as investors were encouraged by a jump in consumer sentiment and less-bad GDP report. Oil stocks benefited from the rise in oil prices. Dell shot out of the gate after beating its earnings target but other techs were slow to follow. GM fell below $1.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on retail, autos, gold and more.
The government bailout of General Motors includes a valuable prize for the ailing carmaker: a tax break that could save GM and its future investors more than $12 billion.
Shares of General Motors have fallen below $1 for the first time in 76 years as a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for the automaker appears increasingly likely.
Stocks wobbled Friday as investors were encouraged by a jump in consumer sentiment less-bad GDP report but still remained a bit jittery. Dell shot out of the gate after beating its earnings target but other techs were slow to follow. GM fell below $1.
After five months and $19.4 Billion in federal aid, three restructuring plans, and the removal of one CEO, General Motors is locked, loaded, and ready to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection on Monday.
Stock index futures indicated a higher open for Wall Street Friday after the latest GDP report showed the economic decline began to slow in the first quarter.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on insurance, the autos, natural gas and more.
Here’s a play on America’s ailing auto firms.
The Obama administration estimates that any GM bankruptcy would take at least 60 to 90 days and perhaps longer, a senior official said.
Stocks ended higher Thursday as crude prices climbed after an inventory pare-down and the results of the Treasury bond auction eased concerns about government debt.
Stocks rebounded on Thursday as crude prices climbed. The market had gotten off to a wobbly start, as investors juggled a bleak report on new-home sales with the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders. Here's what the experts had to say...
It's never a wise thing to predict a smooth bankruptcy. Especially when you you are dealing with a company as large, as complex, and as loaded down with debt as General Motors.
Stocks rebounded Thursday as crude prices climbed after inventories were pared more than expected. Stocks had gotten off to a wobbly start as investors juggled a bleak report on new-home sales with any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.