TITLE

Debate Rages on Ford Following GM Lead

AUTHOR(S)
Freed, Dan
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/14/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 43, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on trends in financing in the automobile industry in the United States citing key controversies pertaining to Ford Motor Co.'s plans to sell off Ford Motor Credit. Market analysts predict that Ford may have to follow General Motors' example which sold off General Motors Acceptance Corp. Such financing activities highly influence a company's credit quality citing how Ford's funding costs are rising because of its sinking credit rating.
ACCESSION #
18850729

 

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