What-ifs follow talks of potential GM mergers

Talk of possible mergers amongst the Big Three (GM, Ford, and Chrysler) have recently hit the newswire hard, particularly in context of...

Talk of possible mergers amongst the Big Three (GM, Ford, and Chrysler) have recently hit the newswire hard, particularly in context of car manufacturers' liquidity issues and receipt of a government bail-out. After the Friday announcement of a possible merger between GM and Chrysler, the stock of GM and past-merger candidate Ford appreciably rose, Monday, with investors evidently listening closely to the media chatter. While some publications are reporting the likelihood of an eventual GM merger or even speculating on how this relationship could lift up the market, others are calling into question the efficacy of a merger, and saying that the resultant media coverage is exaggerated.

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