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Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland | Sep 19, 2008
Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland help listeners navigate the murky waters surrounding AIG, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and other ailing financial firms.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

'Netbook' computers coming to market

Mitchell Hartman | Aug 12, 2008
Tech watchers are anticipating Dell's unveiling of a new laptop that's lighter and more compact -- and more affordable. Mitchell Hartman reports on new "netbook" computers that make up for a lack of storage by being more convenient.
Posted In: Science

Avalanche of crisis books is coming

Rico Gagliano | Sep 25, 2008
Publishers are getting piles of pitches for books about the financial crisis -- one says the number of proposals for business books he receives has doubled. Rico Gagliano has more on the story.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Companies find benefits in benefits

| Jul 19, 2008
There's not a whole lot of good news coming out of corporate America these days. But a new survey out this week does show one bright spot. Danielle Karson reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Paulson to Congress: Pass bailout ASAP

Steve Henn | Sep 23, 2008
Fed Chair Ben Bernake and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson have begun testifying before the Senate Banking Committee about the $700 billion bailout. Steve Henn reports lawmakers are circulating three versions.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Wall Street pay?

Chris Farrell | Sep 24, 2008
New York City securities industry firms paid out a total of $137 billion in employee bonuses from 2002 to 2007, according to figures compiled by...

Congress close on bailout compromise

| Sep 25, 2008
Democratic and Republican leaders, as well as both presidential candidates, are headed to the White House today to talk about the market bailout plan. Steve Henn has details of a possible compromise deal.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Barry Eichengreen

Chris Farrell | Sep 21, 2008
Barry Eichengreen, political economist at the University of California, Berkeley, is one of the leading scholars on the Great Depression....

Working 2 jobs, just trying to get by

| Sep 24, 2008
For a lot of people dealing with rising prices and joblessness, the craziness on Wall Street seems pretty far away. As part of our "Interested Parties" series, Adriene Hill asks Chicago's working poor what they want of a new president.

The bailout and the housing market

| Sep 22, 2008
Potential home buyers have been hovering, reluctant to buy until they feel prices have reached bottom and loan requirements have loosened. Does the bailout change the picture. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing



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