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Originally posted by Scopeless
I work for an ABC affiliate...
It's the GM bankruptcy thing. We got a message about it. Nothing to see here folks...you know, other than our nation's industries falling one after the other.
GM prepares for bankruptcy protection announcement
DETROIT – With the clock ticking on a June 1 government deadline to restructure, General Motors Corp. worked feverishly Sunday to shore up its global businesses to clear the way for a speedy reorganization in bankruptcy court. A majority of the Detroit automaker's unsecured bondholders announced they had accepted a deal viewed as crucial to reorganization, and Germany agreed to loan $2 billion to GM's German unit, Opel, as part of its acquisition by a Canadian auto parts supplier. The moves don't change much for GM, but shore it up for a bankruptcy protection filing, said Rebecca Lindland, an auto analyst for the consulting firm IHS Global Insight. "The more agreements GM has with its interests, the better the bankruptcy is going to go," she said. "It's not a game changer at all.
Originally posted by JacKatMtn
Why the embargo on the info if it is only the GM BK?
Who are they protecting? What are they protecting?
What will the market do?
This all seems surreal, anyone have a good explanation for a news embargo?
Mr. Koch, a managing director at the advisory firm AlixPartners LLP, will be named to the post when GM files its bankruptcy papers at 8 a.m. Monday at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York's Southern District, these people said. He will be the highest-ranking outsider in GM's officer ranks and oversee about 60 Alix employees working for the auto maker.