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- Munis' High-Yield Romp. Johnson, Anastasija // Bond Buyer;6/8/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32149, p1
This article presents information on municipal bonds. High-yield municipal bonds, unaffected by the credit concerns that shook up the corporate bond market, handily outperformed their taxable counterparts in the first five months of the year. So far this year, municipals outperformed corporates...
- Anomalies drive bond markets. // Money Marketing;7/21/2005, p21
Reports on the creation of value opportunities in the bond markets brought about by the rating downgrades of General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. in Great Britain. Impact of the anomalies on the bond market; Use of cash reserves to take advantage of buying opportunities; Concerns over the...
- Ford's Euro Benchmark Bond Issue Sputters. Platt, Gordon // Global Finance;Dec2004, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p56
This article reports that Ford Motor Co.'s first euro-dominated benchmark bond issue of 2004 rolled across the finish line in somewhat dented shape last month. The U.S. automobile maker was forced to reduce the size of the issue from an originally planned â‚¬1 billion to â‚¬750 million...
- Ford's Consumer-based Strategy. Smith, Brett C. // Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Aug99, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p18
Features Ford Motor Company, which shifted from being a manufacturing company to a consumer company. Its financial performance; Consumer spending on vehicles; Information on Ford's consumer touch-points; Asset exposure of Ford.
- Getting Lean at Ford Windsor Operations. Vasilash, Gary S. // Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Aug99, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p52
Describes how Ford Powertrain Manufacturing Operations' engine manufacturing capacity in Windsor, Ontario was expanded. How the company increased its engine capacity; Information on Windsor Engine Plant; Implementation of the Ford Total Productive Maintenance (FTPM) program.
- Reporting PAG financial results: A good idea that's time has come. // Automotive News Europe;4/7/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p10
Editorial. Praises the decision of Ford Motor Co. to start reporting earnings posted by all members of the Premier Automotive Group. Significance of the move for shareholders; Reasons financial performance should be made known; Implication of the move for the automobile industry.
- Ford to report PAG results. Crate, James // Automotive News Europe;4/7/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p12
Reports on the decision of Ford Motor Co. to report earnings of its Premier Automotive Group of luxury brands and its Asia-Pacific operations, as of April 2003. Goal of the plan; Incident that led to the decision.
- Ford imposes a radical rescue plan to reverse slide in Europe. Wernle, Bradford // Automotive News Europe;02/28/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p1
Highlights the key decisions of the European management team of automobile company, Ford Motor Co. to reverse a slide in profits and market share. Comments from Chairman Nick Scheele; View of analysts on bringing the multi-activity vehicle to market in early 2003; Reason for Ford's...
- Dealers voice anger at MAV cancellation. Wernle, Bradford; Weernink, Wim Oude; Ostle, Dorothee; Farhi, Stephane // Automotive News Europe;02/28/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p4
Reports that dealers and Ford Motor Company's European sales organizations have been frustrated by the company's decision not to base the multi-activity vehicle (MAV) on the Focus model. Estimated units that Ford will lose by not building the model; How a Ford official in one European country...