WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans' wealth reached an all-time high this summer, buoyed by record-setting stock prices and a healthy recovery in home values.
The Treasury Department has sold its final stake in General Motors, closing the book on its 2009 bailout of the auto industry. GM has been revived and is now profitable, but taxpayers are out more than $10 billion dollars.
The combined company would have increased leverage selling and distributing food goods from manufacturers to restaurants, hospitals, hotels, schools and other institutions.
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