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CEO Dan Akerson bought 25,000 GM shares for $662,500


General Motors CEO Dan Akerson bought 25,000 shares of GM stock, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The executive bought the shares at a price of $26.50 for a total purchase of $662,500. According to the filing, Akerson now owns 297,828 shares. A GM spokesman did not comment on the transaction. Akerson's acquisition came as GM shares have ...
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