Chief Executive says the automaker can handle it even if U.S. auto sales drop to the low 15 million range this year.
Ford marketing chief Jim Farley said automaker's share of the U.S. retail market was up in January and February for the first time since 2003.
Federal Reserve slashed a key interest rate by three-fourths of a percentage point, to contain a credit crisis threatening to push the country into a severe recession.
Throughout the economy's recent turbulent times, Bush has projected an air of unwavering optimism, saying everything will be fine in the long run.
Premier Wen Jiabao warned that already high inflation may accelerate, but promised price increases can be held to the official 4.8 percent target this year.
Thousands of blue-collar workers must decide by the end of today whether to take one of 10 buyout or early retirement packages and leave the struggling automaker.
Computer company's business is experiencing fast growth in Asia and the outlook for laptop computers is bright, CEO Michael Dell said.
Labor Department reported that wholesale prices were up 0.3 percent last month, as high energy costs offset a decline in food prices.
Federal Reserve is expected to aggressively lower interest rates in its intensified battle against the credit crisis and spreading economic weakness.
Trying to calm turmoil in financial markets, President Bush said Monday that his administration is 'on top of the situation' in dealing with the slumping economy.
Although auto and housing sectors are struggling, manufacturing is not in a recession, with some sectors even seeing production gains, according to the industry association.
March survey of manufacturing executives in New York state shows the region's economy shrank for a second straight month.
Output at America's factories fell in February by the biggest amount in four months, providing yet another gloomy assessment of the U.S. economy's health.
Broadest measure of foreign trade, after setting records for five straight years, declined slightly in 2007 as stronger growth in U.S. exports offset a soaring foreign oil bill.
Collapse of a Wall Street institution shows the global financial crisis is broader than policy makers realized and it is growing worse, the head of the International Monetary Fund said.
Manufacturers started 2008 with a 1.3 percent sales increase in January, a modest but positive lift after closing out 2007 on a dismal note.
Ship Finance International has agreed to acquire two newly built chemical tankers for a combined $60.2 million.
Company expects its display division to make a profit in the first half of this year on improved performance from its money-losing plasma display panel business.
Trying to calm jitters about the economy, Bush conceded that the country 'obviously is going through a tough time' but expressed confidence about a rebound.
Big spending German car buyers helped European auto sales rise 8.7 percent in February from a year ago, the European carmakers association ACEA said.
Labor Department reported consumer prices were unchanged last month and better than the predicted 0.3 percent gain, but the relief was expected to be short-lived.
U.S. aircraft manufacturer may bid on an estimated $2.2 billion contract to provide military planes to Brazil's air force, the company said Thursday.
European leaders are demanding that the costly fight against climate change cannot come at the expense of their economies as they continue two days of talks on Friday.
Sinosteel launched a $1.1 billion takeover bid for iron ore miner Midwest in the first hostile approach by a Chinese company for an Australian one.