Ford Motor Co


  • Merger Buzz, Jobless Report Boost Stocks Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 1:47 PM ET

    Stocks held onto modest gains, boosted by an an unexpected drop in jobless claims and merger buzz in the utility sector. Oil was a bargain around $132, after earlier surpassing $135 a barrel.

  • Stocks Hold Gains as Housing Prices Tumble Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 10:35 AM ET

    Stocks opened flat after an unexpected drop in jobless claims and a pullback in oil prices, which earlier topped $135 a barrel. A separate report showed the largest decline in housing prices on record.

  • Sudden Death: Ford and More Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 8:07 PM ET

    It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!

  • Smaller Pick Up Trucks May Be The Way To Go Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 9:59 AM ET

    Calling all truck lovers. Yes, those of you who drive a pick-up every day to work and those of you who just feel at home driving a big ol' F-Series or Silverado. Here's a question to ponder: Whatever happened to the small pick-up? You know, one like Ford's Ranger, which provided a basic, if sometimes unspectacular ride.

  • Economists Predict Shallow Recession, Slow Recovery Monday, 19 May 2008 | 11:56 AM ET

    The worst of the  housing slump and the credit crunch might come to an end this year, economists say, but the economy will weaken further and unemployment will rise.

  • Ford May Scrap Mercury Rather than Revive It Monday, 12 May 2008 | 5:31 AM ET

    Ford Motor might decide to scrap its Mercury brand rather than spend money trying to revive it, the Los Angeles Times reported on its Web site on Monday.

  • Stocks Close Lower on Record Oil, AIG Loss Friday, 9 May 2008 | 5:00 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower Friday, weighed down by another record for oil prices and dismal results from insurance giant AIG.

  • AIG Drags on Dow; Energy Stocks Fall Friday, 9 May 2008 | 2:58 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower, weighed down by AIG after the insurer posted dismal earnings.

  • Hot Hybrids: Paying More to Save on Gas Friday, 9 May 2008 | 1:29 PM ET
    Toyota Prius

    Here's one to make you scratch your head and say, "what the heck is going on here?" I suspected that higher gas prices have probably kept demand and prices up for hybrids, so I asked the folks at J.D. Power's Power Information Network and Kelley Blue Book to run the numbers.

  • AIG Drags on Dow; Energy Stocks Fall Friday, 9 May 2008 | 10:25 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower, weighed down by AIG after the insurer posted dismal earnings.

  • That ‘70’s Trade Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    Guy Adami reveals two "far out" trades that worked then and could again. Sound groovy?

  • Stocks Bounce Back; Banks Skid Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 4:43 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from the prior session's slide, led by techs and materials, as techs staged a rebound and materials benefited from higher metal prices. Better-than-expected retail sales also buoyed the market.  Financials declined after federal regulators proposed increased oversight of investment banks.

  • Ford CEO Says Turnaround Effort Gaining Traction Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 12:46 PM ET

    Ford Motor Chief Executive Alan Mulally said Thursday the automaker has seen a number of signs that its turnaround is gaining traction in the face of challenging North American conditions.

  • Retail Sales Boost Stocks; Financials Slide Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 12:12 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back Thursday following a sharp drop in jobless claims and better-than-expected monthly sales from Wal-Mart.

  • Family Business Trade Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 6:22 PM ET

    You can't pick your family, but you can pick your stocks. When you’re buying along bloodlines how can you separate the black sheep from the family jewels?

  • Chrysler Promo Lets You Lock in Gas at $2.99 Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 4:19 AM ET

    Chrysler will let U.S. consumers lock in gasoline prices for three years under a new incentive program launching at a time of sliding vehicle sales, rising oil prices and deepening consumer uncertainty.

  • Ford

    Ask yourself a question, and be honest: If you ran Ford, would you hang on to Volvo and continue sinking money into turning around the brand or would you unload it as soon as you got a decent price?

  • Ballmer's Competitive Zeal Was Key to Yahoo Chase Sunday, 4 May 2008 | 3:59 PM ET
    Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer.

    For now, it seems Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has kept his passionate side in check in choosing to walk away from ahostile Yahoo offer.

  • Remember Cars? Sales Show Their "Death" Premature Friday, 2 May 2008 | 11:09 AM ET

    After years of lamenting the "death of the car" and the rise of the SUV and CUV, fans of the sedan are finally seeing things turn their way. Last month, for the first time in roughly 20 years, cars outsold trucks (Pick-ups, SUVs, CUVs and minivans).

  • Kerkorian Aide Says Ford Should Sell Volvo, Mercury Friday, 2 May 2008 | 7:51 AM ET

    A top aide to billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian says Ford Motor should sell its Volvo and Mercury brands.