- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on June 3, 2019
Don’t be shocked if you haven’t looked at your retirement account balance lately. In all likelihood, it will have taken a beating in May — much like local stocks. How bad was the month? Here’s an indication: The value of Louisville’s two biggest companies,...
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on May 1, 2019
After years of getting the cold shoulder from investors, Ford Motor Co. finally got back into their favor in April, primarily because of a positive earnings report. Ford shares gained 19 percent in April, outperforming, by far, all other 13 local publicly traded companies...
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on April 4, 2019
The Ford Escape lost ground to all three major competitors in the small SUV segment in the first quarter, reinforcing the importance of the vehicle’s redesign, which the company revealed Tuesday. Ford said Thursday that it sold 60,702 Escapes in the first quarter, down...
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on January 28, 2019
With fourth-quarter earnings season in full swing, local Ford employees last week received some good news about profit sharing. Ford’s full-time hourly union workers will receive an average of $7,600 each in profit sharing on March 14 based on the company’s 2018 results, which...
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on December 3, 2018
Ford's latest sales data help explain the automaker's plans to move 500 full-time production workers from the Louisville Assembly Plant to the Kentucky Truck Plant.
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on November 6, 2018
Louisville native Jason Overstreet has worked for Ford Motor Co. for about 20 years, but for the last roughly 20 weeks, he’s gone occasionally bionic.
Monday Business Briefing: GEA wants Sears to return its appliances; Papa John’s golden parachutes; Ford gears up for 2020 Escape; and moreBy Staff | Posted on November 4, 2018
Welcome to the Nov. 5 Monday Business Briefing, your weekly business intelligence digest from Insider Louisville.
The Closing Bell: Ford earnings shine, thanks to Super Duty; UPS faces headwinds; development recap; Bourbon+ hits newsstands; and moreBy Staff | Posted on October 25, 2018
Welcome to The Closing Bell. This is your last stop for biz scoops and big news before the weekend — a roundup of stories that can’t wait till Monday.
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on October 23, 2018
Global markets declined again Tuesday, and amid the recent volatility, shares of 12 of 15 local companies tracked by Insider have fallen in October.
- By Boris Ladwig | Posted on October 12, 2018
After a two-day sell-off on Wall Street and global markets, two financial analysts encouraged investors not to panic, as the U.S. economy remains strong.