High Yield Faces Down Ford Cuts

O'Leary, Christopher
September 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;9/25/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 36, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the declining credit quality of Ford Motor Co. Concerns over the descent of the company is now in the market. Moody's Investors Service slashed Ford's credit rating to B3, which was originally in B2. Standard & Poor's Corp, also slashed Ford and Ford Credit's long term ratings, and had dropped from B-plus to B.


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