Moody’s Investors Service knocks Ford Motor Co.’s long-term credit rating down a notch, triggering more disappointment among the auto maker’s executive ranks concerning Wall Street’s analysis. Ford’s rating was cut by Moody’s following a cut May 5 by Standard & Poor’s to junk status. Unlike the S&P, Moody’s still considers Ford an investment-grade risk, which ensures the auto maker’s bonds can continue to be widely traded.(See related story: GM, Ford Debt Cut to Junk Status) ...

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