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General Motors

General Motors Company, also known as GM, is a United States based automaker with headquarters in Detroit, Michigan.

By sales, GM ranked as the largest U.S. automaker and the world's second largest for 2008. GM had the third highest 2008 global revenues among automakers on the Fortune Global 500. GM manufactures cars and trucks in 34 countries, recently employed 244,500 people around the world, and sells and services vehicles in some 140 countries. Read More

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Alibaba Hikes IPO Price Range To $66-$68 From $60-$66

By IBTimes AU

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE: BABA) increased the price range of its initial public offering scheduled to launch on Friday, Sept 19. The new price range of $66 to $68 from the previous $60 to $66 is an indicator of the strong ... (Sep 18)

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File photo of cars made by South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group on a truck at the company's shipping yard at a port in Pyeongtaek
75 Dead from China Car Parts Plant Blast, Poor Safety Measures Blamed

By IBTimes AU

At least 75 people have died after a car parts plant in China exploded over the weekend. The plant located in eastern Jiangsu Province manufactured for a number of global car companies, including US giant General Motors (GM). (Aug 04)

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New Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal (L) poses for pictures with club director Bobby Charlton during a news conference at the club's Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, northern England, July 17, 2014.
Premier League: Manchester United Owners Set to Sell Shares via US Stock Exchange

By IBTimes AU

The Glazer family, majority owners of Manchester United, are set to sell about 5% of their shares to the public via the New York Stock Exchange. (Jul 31)

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Toyota Recall
Toyota Tops World Sales of Cars, Sells Over 5K Million Vehicles in First Half of 2014

By IBTimes AU

Toyota rules the car sales market in the world in the first six months of 2014. The companies which it beat to be the No. 1 in the business are Volkswagen and General Motors in the United States. (Jul 30)

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo holds his Ballon d'Or (Golden Ball) trophy after winning the FIFA World Player of the Year 2013 award, before their Spanish first division soccer match against Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid January 25,
5 Most Valuable Sports Teams of 2014

By IBTimes AU Special

You wouldn't believe how much these teams are worth. (Jul 21)

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Federal Reserve
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 1, 2014

By Comsec

US San Francisco Fed President Williams (non-voter) spoke overnight and reiterated that he does not expect the Fed to raise interest rates ´´for some time´´. Although he did not specify what time period he had in mind, he has previously said that he ... (Jul 01)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Morning June 4, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic data, factory orders rose by 0.7% in April, above the forecast 0.5% gain. Chain store sales in the latest week were up 3.5% on a year earlier, up from 3.2% in the previous week. And the ISM New York index rose from 627.4 to 630.1 in May. (Jun 04)

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Despite tax revenue increases Angela Merkel will keep a watchful eye on spending (Reuters)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Keeps Most Powerful Woman Title for 4th Year in a Row, Australian Miner Gina Rinehart Slips to 27th from 16th Place

By IBTimes AU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel retained her most powerful woman status Forbes magazine's list released on Thursday. It is the fourth straight year that she was recognised for wielding power, but she has been number 1 on the list nine times. (May 30)

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The logo of Hyundai Motor is seen on a car displayed at a Hyundai dealership in Seoul July 26, 2012. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Greenest Auto Manufacturer in U.S. Now Hyundai, Honda Set Off Track

By IBTimes AU

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co is now the greenest automaker in the United States, unseating Honda Motor Co of Japan, based on the latest Automaker Rankings report released by the Union of Concerned Scientists' (UCS). (May 28)

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Google Inc. Topples Apple Inc. as Top Holding and World’s Most Valuable Brand

By IBTimes AU

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) toppled Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) as top holding of hedge funds and as world’s most valuable brand (May 23)

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