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GM and Ford Are Junk According to S&P

Thursday, Standard & Poor’s dropped its credit ratings for General Motors and Ford to “junk” status.

Ford, GM No Better Than Junk

Standard and Poor’s cuts the credit rating of two Detroit automakers to junk status, sending share prices down.

S&P Drops the Junk On GM and Ford

Yesterday Standard & Poor’s lowered General Motors’ and Ford’s credit ratings to “junk” status.

GM and Ford Get Ratings Lowered By S&P

Standard & Poor’s lowered its ratings on General Motors and Ford debts to “junk” status.

GM, Ford Sales Slump; Gas Prices Blamed

While Toyota and Nissan reported their “best month ever,” General Motors and Ford reported more than dismal sales for April.

Ford Profit Down From Last Year

Ford Motor Company reported net income of 60 cents per share, or $1.21 billion, for the first quarter of 2005.

Estee Lauder Collaborates With Tom Ford

Estee Lauder announces a first-of-its-kind creative collaboration with world-renowned fashion designer Tom Ford.

Ford Lowers Earnings Guidance

Ford Motor Company reduced its full-year earnings guidance for 2005. Last month, the Company said its full-year 2005 earnings-per-share would be at the lower end of its guidance, which was $1.75 to $1.95 per share.

Ford Files 2005 Proxy Statement

Ford Motor Company filed its 2005 proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ford Sales Decline From Last Year

U.S. customers purchased or leased 305,172 cars and trucks from Ford, Mercury, Lincoln, Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo dealers in March whichis the highest monthly total since May 2004.

Ford Vehicles Under Investigation

3.7 million Ford trucks and SUVs are under investigation by the U.S. government for potential fire hazards.

Ford Reaffirms Outlook

Ford Motor Companyreaffirmed its earnings guidance for the first quarter and the full year of 2005.

GM and Ford Sales Suffer

Auto sales for both GM and Ford declined in February resulting in production cuts while Chrysler as well as Japanese competition had gains in sales.

Ford Sales Drop Again

Ford’s sales in the U.S. went down for the ninth consecutive month in February, leading to production cuts.

Ford Recalls Thousands of Focuses

Ford is recalling 358,857 2000-02 model-year Ford Focus cars due to rear passenger doors not latching properly.

Ford and GM Offer Prizes

January was a tough month for Ford and GM with disappointing sales for both companies.

Ford Sold 210,000 Cars Via The Web Last Year

According to InternetRetailer — Ford, Lincoln and Mercury dealers sold more than 210,000 vehicles from FordDirect Internet referrals last year.

Safety Hazard Causes Ford to Recall Vehicles

Ford is recalling nearly 792,000 trucks and SUVs due to risk of fire from speed control switch overheating.

Ask Jeeves to Present at Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. Investor Summit 2004

Ask Jeeves today announced that it will present at the Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. Investor Summit 2004.

Findwhat.com CEO to Present at Merriman Curhan Ford & Co Investor Summit 2004

FINDWHAT.COM today announced that Craig Pisaris-Henderson, FindWhat.com’s chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the Merriman Curhan Ford & Co Investor Summit 2004, September 20-21, 2004 and the Think Equity Partners Growth Conference on September 21-23, 2004, both in San Francisco, CA.