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  • Morning Jolt: Ford CEO to retire July 1

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  • In the news
    Ford Motor Co. announced this morning that CEO Alan Mulally, 68, will retire July 1. His replacement will be current Ford COO Mark Fields. Mulally has led Ford since 2006, and he led the company through the Great Recession without taking a government bailout.
    Happening today
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Washington today, and her and President Barack Obama will focus on the crisis in Ukraine.
    Opening bell
    The Dow Jones opened at 16,580.84 after finishing up 45.47 points Wednesday.
    Quote of the day
    "In the middle of his second term, President Obama's approval rating once again has dropped. Obama's approval rating is so low that today Hillary Clinton said, 'I'll take it from here.'" - David Letterman
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