Gains & Losses of 2010: The Good, the Bad, the Memorable

General Motors Corvette

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.” (Looking for automotive investments? Check out four stocks BE experts think you should consider).

GM Makes a Comeback: After emerging from bankruptcy in July thanks to a massive $50…