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GM Posts 39 Billion Dollar (on Paper) Loss  
User currently offlineDtwclipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1208 times:

General Motors Corp. will report the biggest loss in its history today -- on paper -- when it takes a $39-billion noncash bookkeeping charge, the automaker said Tuesday in a news release after markets closed.

It almost certainly will be the biggest one-quarter net loss in the history of the auto industry, though it will not mean the company has any less money on hand.


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User currently offlineEmirates773ER From Pakistan, joined Jun 2005, 1450 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (7 years 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1181 times:

Get ready for a sea of red, declining US dollar and forward charging loonie. Time to pack my bags and head down south for some shopping.  Wink

The Truth is Out There ---- Face It!!!!!
User currently offlineDtwclipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1178 times:

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 1):
Time to pack my bags and head down south for some shopping.

I'm not sure how much of an issue the GM loss will be.

Quoting Emirates773ER (Reply 1):
forward charging loonie

On the other side of your optimism, we don't travel to Canada much any more. We would make two or three trips to Stratford and Toronto a year and do a lot of shopping....so Canada will loose on tourist dollars. On the same note, my dad made a subsantial pledge to the Stratford Festival in US dollars, so they will loose money there too.

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