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A lot of Hocus Pocus

Scott Jagow | Feb 13, 2009
If you're superstitious, 2009 could have you on edge. Today is the first of three Friday the 13ths. If you're stock investor, you're already on...

This is Spinal TARP

Scott Jagow | Feb 13, 2009
While it doesn't look good for President Obama to have cabinet nominees backing out on him, I suppose it's better than having them take the job...

Irene Rosenfeld: Interview transcript

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 10, 2009
CONVERSATIONS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE: Kraft Foods Inc. Chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld.

Art imitates life in new movies

Stacey Vanek Smith | Feb 12, 2009
The movies "Confessions of a Shopaholic" and "The International" open this weekend. But will viewers be entertained by a movie about our pre-recession consumption or one about our current banking crisis? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Cut mortgage rates to build economy

| Feb 5, 2009
President Obama's stimulus package is full of lots of proposals to boost our economy. Commentator R. Glenn Hubbard says one cost-effective and easy way to lead us to recovery is lowering mortgage rates.
Posted In: Housing

Stimulus bill won't protect everyone

Jeremy Hobson | Feb 12, 2009
A provision was removed from the stimulus that would have protected federal employees from retaliation if they blew the whistle on fraud or abuse. Jeremy Hobson reports what the bill calls for now instead.

Consumers display negotiating nerve

| Feb 9, 2009
In this economic climate, more consumers are negotiating with companies to lower prices on goods they would have never considered bargaining for before -- from cable prices to high speed Internet to rent. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Savings

The phone named after a fruit

Scott Jagow | Feb 12, 2009
And I'm not talking about Apple. I'm referring to the pomegranate phone. This product may be old news in some circles, but if you haven't had the...

Stimulus plans to create, save jobs

Jeremy Hobson | Feb 12, 2009
After negotiations yesterday on the stimulus bill, lawmakers plan to try and create or save up to 3.5 million jobs. Construction and government jobs will be the first on the list. Jeremy Hobson reports others may have to wait.
Posted In: Jobs

Job losses in perspective

Chris Farrell | Feb 10, 2009
This is why we need fiscal stimulus....



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