U.S. stocks were lower as of noon in New York on Wednesday, under pressure from communications stocks. + The S 500 shed 0.9% + The Dow industrials lost 0.5% + The Nasdaq Composite fell 1.4% Shares of Google-parent Alphabet [suffered a roughly 8% loss](https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/stock-market-news-today-02-08-2023/card/alphabet-stock-drops-after-google-parent-introduces-ai-search-features-wgCJG3IDoSbfL3SgyrNI) after a poorly-received rollout of its new artificial intelligence tool, leading t Read More...
Ford Stock: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
After a turbulent 2022 for the automotive industry, investors were thrilled when General Motors posted surprisingly strong fourth-quarter results. The better-than-expected earnings on strong revenue drove GM stock higher, and it also pulled competitor Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) stock higher in anticipation it would have similar results. Worse yet, Ford management didn’t have many details about its plan to fix its problems — at least, not yet.