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Got a pink slip? It's time to party

Amy Scott | Dec 11, 2008
For laid-off Wall Street workers, attending a Pink Slip Party is both an opportunity to mingle with other job seekers and a chance to maybe land a new job. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

AIG exec resigns with a bang

Scott Jagow | Mar 25, 2009
If you'd like to "meet" one of the AIG executives caught up in the bonus firestorm, you should read this resignation letter obtained by the New...

Country club circuit key to Madoff's rise

Amy Scott | Dec 16, 2008
Bernard Madoff built the foundation for his Ponzi scheme by word of mouth at charity balls and country clubs from New York to Florida. And he's not the only one. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing

U.S., Mexico in simmering trade war

Dan Grech | Mar 25, 2009
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting Mexico today on the heels of the country's decision to impose tariffs on 90 U.S. products. Dan Grech reports what prompted the move and why Secretary Clinton can't resolve the dispute.
Posted In: Mexico

Entrepreneur wires electronics in China

| Mar 24, 2009
In a recession, it's hard for businesses to know how much stuff to keep on their shelves. So many big consumer electronics companies are turning to a global supply master to manage their inventory, in China. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Recession Rock

Scott Jagow | Mar 24, 2009
It's time to rock out, people. There's nothing like a good song to make the economic blues disappear, at least for a few minutes. And this...
Posted In: recession art

New powers for Tim and Ben?

Scott Jagow | Mar 24, 2009
At the congressional hearing on AIG today, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke both called for their institutions to have...

A bad credit card experience

Chris Farrell | Mar 13, 2009
Question: I just had an extremely frustrating conversation with my credit card company (Bank of America). I wanted to get your thoughts. Larke,...
Posted In: banking, Credit Cards

The financial WMD's

Scott Jagow | Mar 24, 2009
Last week, I asked What's on your mind?, in hopes of finding out what's perplexing you, what questions aren't being answered, what issues aren't...

The new face of poverty

Chris Farrell | Mar 24, 2009
In reporting on poverty in Memphis, Chicago and Muncie it struck me that there may be a change in the nature of poverty. It's striking how well...



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