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Wall Street is heading for a lower opening as some weak earnings and credit market jitters outweigh positive profit reports from companies like Pepsico and Lockheed-Martin. European markets are moving lower after overnight gains in Tokyo and Hong Kong shares.
The jokes came quickly as officials of Ford Motor stretched across a conference room table Monday to shake the hands of United Auto Workers negotiators and formally kick off contract talks.
A $3.1 billion debt sale to pay for the buyout of General Motors' Allison Transmission unit has been postponed, the Wall Street Journal said on its Web site on Monday, citing an unnamed source.
General Motors and Ford Motor began talks with the United Auto Workers union Monday, hoping to win sweeping concessions that would slash labor costs for the struggling auto industry.
Senate Democrats' fruitless effort to force a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq this week carries a side lesson for everyone on Wall Street watching other parts of the Washington political agenda. The lesson? From hedge fund taxes to energy legislation to expansion of government-financed health care, it appears that the domestic policy phase of the Bush presidency is pretty well over.
A union representing more than 2,000 of Delphi's hourly workers said Friday it has told the auto parts maker that it plans to terminate its contracts, a first step toward a possible strike in October.
Day one of the UAW contract talks kicked off with union leaders shaking hands with Chrysler executives at company headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Already I'm tiring of the news reports, talk shows, commentators and general public portraying these talks inaccurately. If I had a nickel for every time a talk show host blamed the rank and file guy at GM for all of that automakers problems, I'd be rich. So with that in mind, let's play fact or fiction.
Full-timers. Part-timers. Class 'A'. Towables. Toy Haulers. Monaco. Country Coach. Winnebago. Airstream. What is it? It's 'The Rally'. Close to four thousand RV's of all shapes and sizes and nearly 10,000 people living right now at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond, Oregon. The largest RV 'rally' or gathering in North America, and maybe the world.
Chrysler Group and the United Auto Workers union on Friday mark the formal start of a summer of crucial contract negotiations under intense pressure to break the model of business as usual for Detroit.
Continental Chief Executive Manfred Wennemer will have to play the German card to get key support from German unions to buy conglomerate Siemens' automotive electronics unit VDO.
General Motors narrowed the gap with top seller Toyota Motor in the first half of 2007 thanks to a solid second quarter, although demand continued to fall in its home North American market.
This week’s installment was more about principles than stock picks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
General Motors said strong growth in Latin America, Asia and other emerging markets lifted global sales by 0.4 percent in the second quarter, according to preliminary sales figures released Thursday.
This company might be huge, but that hasn't kept it from growing at a healthy clip. Even if you can only afford one share, Cramer recommends you buy it.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
As a man who spent his teenage years tooling around in my parent's big Buick, I have to admit I have a soft spot in my heart for big sedans. Doesn't mean I want one now, but I do like the romantic appeal of a big ol' car. So when I heard Chrysler is scrapping plans to further develop its Imperial large sedan, it made me wonder: is the big car dead?
The Ford Motor Company is expected to receive opening bids on Thursday for its Jaguar and Land Rover brands from a number of companies including private equity firms and other automakers, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing people with direct knowledge of the situation.
At least four Japanese automakers including Toyota Motor said on Wednesday they would suspend production after an earthquake hit the factories of a major parts supplier.
German car parts maker Continental and Blackstone Group with its TRW Automotive Holdings are set to submit bids for VDO, the automotive unit of Siemens, people familiar with the situation said on Wednesday.
Need proof the world of wheels is increasingly being spun by automakers in developing countries? Look no further than Tata Motors out of India. It is reportedly close to buying Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford. If this goes through, it would be a win/win for the companies involved.
Cerberus Capital Management has received a lukewarm reception from investors as the private-equity firm raises cash to finance its acquisition of Chrysler Group, people familiar with the deal said Tuesday.