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GM has begun filings for the nation's largest industrial bankruptcy ever. Steve Chiotakis talks to reporter Tamara Keith about what will emerge from the GM bankruptcy, including hopes for a better chance at competition.
Ford is planning to take advantage of its bailout-free position by ramping up production by 10 percent in the third quarter. Steve Chiotakis talks more about Ford with Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan.
Millions of viewers are expected to tune into The Tonight Show tonight to watch the "new guy." But will they stick around? Jeff Tyler reports ad rates will probably maintain current prices, but the competitions is circling.
Congress is exploring the government's role in protecting vulnerable coastal communities from hurricanes. A reintroduced bill would create a federal catastrophe fund in the event of a major disaster. Sam Eaton reports.
The sale of GM's European division has opened up major squabbling across Europe. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about the potential Canadian and Russian buyers and why there's controversy.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told a crowd in China the U.S. government is just a temporary caretaker for General Motors, and that he expects GM to emerge quickly from bankruptcy stronger. Scott Tong reports how they reacted.
When the Silicon Valley started to see a large influx of Indian engineers, one entrepreneur thought it was a good time to open up a Bollywood theater nearby. Karen Weise reports how the theater stays afloat in rough times.
Bill Radke talks to Marty Krepsky, sales manager at Bill Wink Chevrolet in Dearborn, Mich., about his reaction to the GM bankruptcy filing and how he feels about the automaker being owned by the U.S. taxpayer.
Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 1, 2009