The Dow gains 57 in a rally fueled by news of lower unemployment and 216,000 jobs created in March. But weakness in Apple weighs on stocks. Automakers -- except Toyota -- report strong March sales. A takeover fight erupts over the NYSE.
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The magazine criticizes General Motors' flagship car for its inefficiency, its short range and its 'annoying' charge time.
Momentum continues as discounts and an improving economy lure buyers to car dealerships, but high oil prices threaten future growth.
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