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Getting Naked

Scott Jagow | Sep 30, 2009
Just wanted to make sure you were paying attention because this is an important topic. What's the likelihood that public companies are being...

Morning Reading

Scott Jagow | Sep 30, 2009
Good morning. On today's breakfast menu: A banker says too big to fail is bad (but don't make us smaller). There's talk of a commercial real...

From the horse's mouth

Scott Jagow | Sep 29, 2009
Despite the talk of green shoots in recent months, the job market is likely to continue its hibernation for some time. This is coming from CEOs...

GM dealers satisfied with eBay trial

Rico Gagliano | Sep 30, 2009
General Motors began an experiment in July that had ealers posting new cars for sale on eBay. The project ends today, and although cars didn't fly off the lot as a result, the move piqued plenty of interest. Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Auto, Internet

A way to make taxes less taxing

John Dimsdale | Sep 8, 2009
A group of tax experts has a few suggestions for President Obama's tax reform commission, including a form that would make the act of doing taxes a lot less complicated. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Is short-selling an unsavory practice?

Amy Scott | Sep 30, 2009
When the price of a stock goes down, a short-seller who bet against that stock will make money. But even though the practice is legal, regulators worry about abuses. The SEC will take a closer look at short-selling today. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

How reform may help health insurers

Joel Rose | Sep 28, 2009
The insurance industry is a staunch supporter of universal health coverage, which is leading some critics to wonder if an overhaul contains a windfall. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Health

Housing programs may get gov't boost

| Sep 28, 2009
The White House is considering injecting $35 billion into state and local housing programs. Why? Housing economist Nicolas Retsinas talks with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Housing

Is the global economy any safer now?

| Sep 28, 2009
Joseph Stiglitz, professor at Columbia University, talks with Kai Ryssdal about if our financial system is in worse shape today, a year into the credit crisis, than it was in 2008.

What we can learn from all the mergers

Bob Moon | Sep 28, 2009
Health-care conglomerate Abbott Laboratories and document company Xerox shelled out a combined $11 billion to expand their opportunities. Bob Moon reports on what's behind the recent pickup in mergers.



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