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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...
Posted In: ceo, GM

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...
Posted In: bailout, Banks, BP, China, consumer confidence, Dr. Seuss, Ed Whitacre, foreclosures, General Motors, GM, Godfather of Solar, Green Eggs and Ham, lost decade, mid-day update, TARP

U.S. economic growth slows...

Jul 30, 2010
GDP grew significantly less fast in the last three months. Are we sliding back into recession?...
Posted In: Chrysler, deflation, GDP, GM, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, Obama, pensions, Tony Hayward

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...
Posted In: bailout, benefits, BP, Chrysler, GM, Halliburton, mid-day update, Obama, TARP, Unemployment

GM posts $865-million first quarter profit

May 17, 2010
If you're a taxpayer, you own a piece of General Motors. And, well, congratulations!...
Posted In: GM

GM head footing the bill for private jet

Apr 21, 2010
Who says the company can't still have a private jet? General Motors CEO Edward E. Whitacre Jr. is footing the bill for today's chartered flight to...
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The "G" in GM is for green?

Jul 13, 2009
The AP reports that General Motors has emerged from bankrupcy ready to "go green."...
Posted In: auto market, General Motors, GM, greenwash

The truth Hertz

Mar 5, 2009
GM finally acknowledged today in its annual report that its survival is in "substantial doubt." GM said it could be forced to file for bankruptcy...
Posted In: bailout, bankruptcy, GM

Drive 'em into the ground

Mar 3, 2009
The latest car sales numbers just came in, and they truly are bad enough to make a grown man cry. GM and Ford sales fell by half in February. At...
Posted In: bailout, bankruptcy, GM, nationalization

A ballpoint pen or a share of stock?

Feb 25, 2009
AP writer Mark Williams has a telling breakdown on the stock values of some major companies. I'll give you the highlights with up-to-the-minute...
Posted In: Citigroup, GM, stocks

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