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General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson speaks at the 2012 GM annual meeting of stockholders in Detroit. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

General Motors To Buy Back 200M Government Shares

General Motors, trying to clear the stigma of being partly owned by the U.S. government, will spend $5.5 billion to buy back 200 million shares of its stock from the treasury.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

Will Recent European Elections Mean Downturn For U.S. Stock Market?

Companies all across the United States, especially here in Michigan, have a lot riding on what happens in Europe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2012

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Dow Breaks 13,000 For First Time Since ’08 Crisis

For the first time since May, 2008, the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above the psychological milestone of 13,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

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Tough Year For Michigan Companies, Investors

Murray Feldman says investors fled some Michigan companies in droves sending stock prices plummeting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2011

Economic Astrologer Ray Merriman

Financial Astrologer Predicts Bumpy Future For Dow

Move over Miss Cleo! If you’re worried about the stock market, fear not! A financial astrologer peeks into his crystal ball to give us his reading.

CBS 62–08/18/2011

Ed Montgomery Announces Recovery Act Award For Detroit Smart Grid Program

Shaky Wall Street Has Bing Concerned About Debt

Wall Street’s rocky ride has Detroit Mayor Dave Bing looking at his city’s long-term financial picture.


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Uncertainty Raising Stock Market Concerns

The uncertainty in the financial markets and the financial world is raising a lot of concern, not just about investments, but also about perception of the U.S. and who is to blame for what’s happening on Wall Street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

Twelve Questions Every Investor Should Ask In 2012

If the stock market is making your knees weak, or if news about the European Union is making you lose sleep, knowledge and professional guidance could be the key to maintaining your peace of mind and your wealth in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2011

Stock Market Takes 200 Point Dive

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 200 points, dipping below 11,000 for the first time in nearly a month.


Stocks Surge A Day After Fed Reveals Stimulus Plan

Stocks rose sharply Thursday, one day after the Federal Reserve announced a $600 billion plan to stimulate the economy.  The Dow Jones industrial average rose 199.51, or 1.7 percent, to 11,414.82 in afternoon trading, a […]