Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 18, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 18, 2010

Private-to-public IPOs threaten venture capitalism

The new GM enters the stock exchange today, but it's just one of many new IPOs coming from formerly private companies. As Mitchell Hartman reports, this may not be helping entrepreneurship or job creation.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Wall Street

Which country has the longest period of retirement?

Retirement has become a hot topic all over the world recently, the cause of many a protest and strike. So who has been enjoying retirement the longest? Stephan Richter quizzes Steve Chiotakis.
Posted In: Retirement

Baby boomers luck out in deficit-cutting plans

The deficit-cutting plans being proposed right now are all supposed to help with the nation's debt. Who else is it helping? The baby boomers, according to Marketplace's Chris Farrell. He talks to Jeremy Hobson about why and how.

Does GM's IPO mean jobs in the future?

Marketplace turns to Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab to put the GM news into perspective.
Posted In: Auto

GM stocks open on the New York Stock Exchange

GM opened shares on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for the first time since GM filed for bankruptcy in June of last year. But will the taxpayers make back the money from the bailout? Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.

Are you on the wait-list to buy GM stock?

GM will post its IPO on Wall Street today, but investors are already lined up to buy stocks. Stacey Vanek-Smith explains.
Posted In: Auto

China experiences record inflation

In China prices on consumer goods are rising so fast that even McDonald's says it's going to charge more for its food there. How will this affect toy and clothing cost for the holidays?

Engine recalls carry potential damage for Rolls Royce

Quantas says as many as 40 Rolls Royce engines in planes around the world may have to be replaced. This could mean years of damages to the company. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Airlines

GM stocks to sell at $33 a share

After the bell rings on Wall Street this morning, shares of GM will trade for the first time since the carmaker went bankrupt more than a year ago. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.
Posted In: Auto

GM shares will trade for the first time since they went bankrupt

GM is making its Initial Public Offering, which is expected to be the second largest IPO ever. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.
Posted In: Auto

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The Tallest Man, the Broadest Shoulders Part I: The Great Frontier Part II: Come to Me Only With Playthings Now
Sufjan Stevens
Tell Me
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
La Femme D'argent
Beautiful, Dirty, Rich
Lady Gaga
Flashing Lights (Kanye West Tribute)
Mixmaster Throwback

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