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GM to file for bankruptcy, Chrysler sale cleared

Reuters – General Motors Corp will file for bankruptcy later on Monday, U.S. officials said, forcing the 100-year-old automaker once seen as a symbol of American economic might and dynamism into a new and uncertain era of government ownership. The […]

US gloom weighs on London

Times Online – Britain’s leading share index stayed in negative territory in mid-morning trading after failing to shake off concern about rising US debt and growing fears that General Motors will file for bankruptcy protection by Monday. The FTSE 100 […]

GM in line for another $5B

Cape Cod Times – General Motors Corp. could get as much as $5 billion more in federal loans, while Chrysler LLC could get $500 million as they race against government-imposed deadlines to restructure, according to a government report filed yesterday.The […]

Government Considering GM Debt/Equity Swap

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Obama administration is considering a deal in which they would forgive part of the $13.4 billion owed to them from General Motors Corp. in exchange for an equity stake in the company, according to a […]

GM, Chrysler launch supplier support

Traverse City Record Eagle – General Motors and Chrysler, which have received $17.4 billion in federal aid and face upcoming deadlines to restructure their companies, will designate the auto parts suppliers that need the financing, giving them a large role […]

Former chairman of GM financial arm charged in Madoff-related fraud

WSWS – New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Monday charged J. Ezra Merkin, a multi-millionaire hedge fund manager and former chairman of GMAC Financial Services, the financial arm of General Motors, with bilking investors out of $2.4 billion […]

Washington’s reluctant auto bailout

CNNMoney.com – General Motors and Chrysler LLC have about a week or less before they find out if they’ll get the additional help they need from taxpayers, creditors and unions to avoid bankruptcy. What they already know is that any […]

GM warns it may be forced into bankruptcy

Reuters – General Motors Corp on Thursday said its auditors had raised "substantial doubt" about its ability to survive outside bankruptcy if it fails to stem its losses and stop burning cash. The "going concern" warning from the struggling U.S. […]

GM Says Opel Running Out of Cash; Three Factories Risk Closure

Bloomberg – General Motors Corp. said its European Opel unit risks running out of cash next quarter, threatening three factories with closure and imperiling as many as 300,000 jobs across the region. Opel, based in Ruesselsheim, near Frankfurt, is struggling […]

GM in Talks to Acquire Stagnant Delphi Plants

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – It doesn’t help matters when a company, who is at the forefront of a government bailout, is expected to provide rescue to another faltering company.  But that’s exactly what General Motors has found themselves in the […]

Invest In The New York Times?

Forbes – Billionaire Carlos Slim Helu believes enough in The New York Times that he loaned it $250 million for an eventual 17% stake. The Forbes.com Investor Team says don’t copy him. Last summer in the Turnaround Newsletter, George Putnam […]

Wall Street slips on earnings risks

The Australian – US stocks fell as another drop in oil prices and a warning from Toyota Motor underscored the unsparing nature of the slowdown. Toyota forecast an operating loss for the current year, the first in the car maker’s […]

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