GM Makes a Comeback: After emerging from bankruptcy in July thanks to a massive $50 billion government bailout, General Motors (which is still 60% owned by the U.S. government) returned to the stock market, offering common shares priced at $32-$33 each on Nov. 17. According to The Wall Street Journal, GM in its IPO sold more shares than expected at a higher price than originally planned. "Two years ago this seemed impossible," President Obama said. "In fact, there were plenty of doubters and naysayers who said it couldn't be done.â€ (Looking for automotive investments? Check out four stocks BE experts think you should consider).