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Stocks in the news Monday

General Motors (GM) - WSJ reports that as talks between GM and Chrysler LLC continued over the weekend, "a harsh reality has emerged: Without a merger and possibly an assist from the federal government," two of Detroit's Big 3 auto makers "could run out of cash within a year." The article also says, "Though GM and Chrysler dismiss the notion, analysts and investors have begun to question whether one of the companies -- locked out of the credit markets and burning cash rapidly -- might have to seek bankruptcy protection."

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