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Fortune released its list yesterday of the 500 largest publicly traded companies, and the magazine says the Fortune 500 is having its worst year ever. Steve Chiotakis explores the revenue plunge with Fortune's Allan Sloan.
Chrysler is talking to the Canadian Auto Workers union today, demanding it accept a big cut in wages and health care. Caitlan Carroll reports talks in Canada could be a precursor to what happens in talks with autoworkers in the U.S.
General Motors has been looking for ways to restructure its European operations. Its latest deal could net a big investor Germany's Opel and the U.K.'s Vauxhall with no real financial gain for GM. Christopher Werth reports.
Despite spinning off its military contract business two years ago, the name Halliburton still brings bad things to mind. Jennifer Collins reports what branding experts recommend the company do to improve its image.
A Los Angeles gang-prevention program helps give ex-gang members new direction by teaching them how to install solar panels. The program provides hope for ex-criminals, even in a tough job market. Caitlan Carroll reports.
How is the market responding to Bank of America's announcement that profits doubled in the first quarter? Steve Chiotakis talks to analyst Jane D'Arista of the Financial Markets Center.
Bank of America's $4.2 billion first-quarter profits in the first quarter would seem to revive hopes for the financial system. But the seemingly strong earnings aren't without caveats. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Tech giant Oracle is buying server and software maker Sun Microsystems in a $7.4 billion acquisition. Bill Radke talks to tech blogger Kara Swisher, who explains why the deal is important, although maybe not transformative.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 20, 2009