GM goes big on electric cars

Jan 12, 2011
GM announced that it will introduce two new electric plug-in hybrid vehicles in the next few years based on the early success of the Volt. One of...

MID-DAY UPDATE: GM ticks on Wall Street and Rolls Royce engines replaced

Nov 18, 2010
GM officially goes public today, the first time since it went bankrupt more than a year ago. This is just one of many new Initial Public Offers...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Ireland's bailout and global entrepreneurship

Nov 15, 2010
Retail sales are up 1.2 percent, but consumers remain cautious about where they allocate their dollars. This trend is in keeping with the...

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP wears black, GM's IPO and video games in the Supreme Court.

Nov 2, 2010
General Motors expects to raise $10 billion, from an initial public offer, which would allow it to partially repay taxpayers. Our analysts examine...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Stocks are booming this morning...

Sep 24, 2010
... because US businesses ordered more manufactured goods last month. Nice to end the week on good news....

MID-DAY UPDATE: Congress can't meet a budget deadline -- push it back?

Sep 21, 2010
The federal government's budget year ends September 30th - and Congress is nowhere near passing a new budget. What do YOU do when you can't meet a...

Final Note: Akerson takes the helm at GM

Sep 1, 2010
This final note today, a warm welcome to Daniel Akerson. If you've never heard of Mr. Akerson, you will. He's the new CEO of the car company Amer...

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MID-DAY UPDATE: GM CEO Ed Whitacre stepping down...

Aug 12, 2010
... the company reports $1.3 billion in profits-- IPO to come Car dealers face higher demand with short supply New jobless claims rise again For...

U.S. economic growth slows...

Jul 30, 2010
GDP grew significantly less fast in the last three months. Are we sliding back into recession?...

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP: 'Tis but a scratch!

Jul 19, 2010
*The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...