Futures are off their highs and are set for a fairly flat open this morning. While futures strengthened following an encouraging report out of Ford early this morning, a round of cautious earnings guidance from other industrial companies dampened investors’ enthusiasm.
Stock index futures remained higher Friday as investors shrugged off a dismal durable-good report and were encouraged by Ford's narrower-than-expected loss.
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It might just be my inability to see clearly, but the past two days have provided me some clarity on where the stress test is going.
With one week left before Chrysler faces the very real prospect of filing for Chapter 11 reorganization, and potentially a Chapter 7 liquidation, GM is acting like a company already in bankruptcy. In other words, the end game is almost here. As we're seeing now, it's messy and everyone involved will be feeling the pain.
Stocks staged a late rally Wednesday as investors shrugged off health-care weakness and bet on solid results from Apple after the bell.
Stocks rebounded Wednesday as Caterpillar led the Dow, automakers rallied and banks posted solid gains.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as investors looked for further guidance from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the next batch of corporate earnings.
Futures turned down about 6 points at 8:30 AM as Morgan Stanley reported a loss of $0.57, much worse than the loss of $0.08 expected. This officially ends the streak where banks have beaten estimates. Top line miss was rather large: $3.0 billion vs. $4.8 billion expected.
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Stock index futures pointed a lower open Wednesday as investors looked for further guidance from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the next batch of corporate earnings.
As the world grapples with headlines about bailouts, bankruptcies and pirates, a lone dove has emerged on YouTube to save the global economy.
In recessions investors tend to return to safe havens like government bonds, the US dollar, gold and consumer staple and drug stocks and cash flows out of what are considered more discretionary sectors.
For Chrysler President Jim Press, trying to convince people his company is not going bankrupt is an uphill battle.
When I was first asked to moderate a question and answer session with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, I immediately thought, "What a delicious opportunity to talk to a man who has told Detroit to 'get off its butt' and start building the next generation of cars and trucks people want."
My post about car shopping touched a nerve — my inbox was flooded. Of course, this was one couple's experience, so we asked readers to share their experiences and thoughts on the post. Here's what they had to say.
Byron Wien, Pequot Capital chief investment strategist, offered CNBC his expert market insights and outlook for the economy.
Today on the company conference call updating its restructuring, I asked GM CEO Fritz Henderson is the company will go beyond the number of plants it laid out for closure when updating the Federal Government on February 17th.
When General Motors, Ford and Chrysler trooped to Washington with hats in hand, looking to be bailed out, the writing was on the wall for major restructuring and cost cutting to take place.
The United Auto Workers union has placed concession talks with General Motors on the back burner as it tries to reach a deal with Chrysler before an April 30 government deadline, two people briefed on the negotiations said Thursday.