GM returns to Wall Street

After bankruptcy and a $50 billion taxpayer bailout, a newly profitable General Motors began trading on Wall Street again Thursday.

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, General Motors CEO Daniel Akerson, center, rings the NYSE opening bell with other GM executives Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 in New York. General Motors stock began trading on Wall Street again Thursday, signaling the rebirth of an American corporate icon that collapsed into bankruptcy and was rescued with a $50 billion infusion from taxpayers. (AP Photo/New York Stock Exchange, Ben Hider) NO SALES

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, General Motors CEO Daniel Akerson, center, rings the NYSE opening bell with other GM executives Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 in New York. General Motors stock began trading on Wall Street again Thursday, signaling the rebirth of an American corporate icon that collapsed into bankruptcy and was rescued with a $50 billion infusion from taxpayers. (AP Photo/New York Stock Exchange, Ben Hider) NO SALES

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