Nov 18, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 18, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 18, 2010

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

Nov 18, 2010
GM is making its Initial Public Offering, which is expected to be the second largest IPO ever. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.

GM stocks to sell at $33 a share

Nov 18, 2010
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.
A railroad bridge displaying the General Motors (GM) logo and the local United Auto Workers 239 logo crosses the highway leading to the Port of Baltimore's Dundalk Terminal in Baltimore, Md.
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Engine recalls carry potential damage for Rolls Royce

Nov 18, 2010
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.

China experiences record inflation

Nov 18, 2010
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?

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

Nov 18, 2010
GM will post its IPO on Wall Street today, but investors are already lined up to buy stocks. Stacey Vanek-Smith explains.

GM stocks open on the New York Stock Exchange

Nov 18, 2010
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.

Does GM's IPO mean jobs in the future?

Nov 18, 2010
Marketplace turns to Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab to put the GM news into perspective.

Baby boomers luck out in deficit-cutting plans

Nov 19, 2010
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.

Which country has the longest period of retirement?

Nov 19, 2010
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.

Private-to-public IPOs threaten venture capitalism

Nov 19, 2010
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.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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