An alert misstated the expected decline. Economists expected a 1.7% decline, not a 2.9% decline as originally stated.
This article had formerly linked to a report that put the cost of President Obama's proposal at $52 billion — the correct number is $52 million.
An earlier version of the story incorrectly identified Wayne Swan as part of the RBA. He is, in fact, Australia's Treasurer.
An earlier version of this story had an incorrect headline misstating information about GM's shares.
The original version of the story incorrectly included the 2011 Honda Civic and has been corrected to include the 2012 Honda Civic. The story also incorrectly referenced the 2012 Chrysler 200, the 2012 Mazda 2 and the 2012 Nissan Quest. It now correctly lists the 2011 models for each of these automobiles.
A previous version of this story didn’t mention that up to $5 million of the deceased’s estate is exempt from federal estate tax, and that when taxes are owed they are paid out of the estate.