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Pats fans may regret using StubHub

Dan Grech | Oct 19, 2007
After winning a ruling against online ticket reseller StubHub, the New England Patriots might revoke tickets from 13,000 of the site's customers. Dan Grech explores whether they had fans in mind.
Posted In: Retail, Sports

European leaders tackle weak dollar

| Oct 19, 2007
European finance leaders are more worried than ever that the weakening dollar will curb E.U. growth. The issue will take top priority at this weekend's G7 meeting in Washington. Megan Williams reports.
Posted In: Economy

Preserving the American Dream

Chris Farrell | Oct 19, 2007
What should be done to protect the American Dream? That's the question being asked in an American Public Media initiative. You can share your...

More Trouble Ahead for Banks? Yup

Chris Farrell | Oct 19, 2007
Big banks are largely blaming their earnings woes on subprime mortgages and leveraged buyout loans gone bad. True enough. But it also appears that...

Can't cash in on Oscar attention

| Oct 19, 2007
October is the mid-point in the Oscar season, but don't expect the nominated films to be big earners. Doug Krizner talks to Variety's Stuart Levine about why the best films make the worst money.
Posted In: Entertainment

FedEx drivers finally fed up

| Oct 19, 2007
To save money, FedEx classifies its drivers as independent contractors, not employees. So they made a special delivery back to the company -- a lawsuit.
Posted In: Jobs, Retail

This country sponsored by corporate

John Dimsdale | Oct 19, 2007
World Bank President Robert Zoellick is seeking help from private-sector companies to uplift nations out of poverty. But some critics say this could give more influence to special interests. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

Working bitter to make sweet

Scott Jagow | Oct 19, 2007
Living in sub-human conditions, cane workers in the Dominican Republic labor to bring us the sugar we use in our morning coffee. Scott Jagow talks to Bill Haney, who covers their conditions in the new documentary "The Price of Sugar."
Posted In: Jobs

Volkswagen tries driving up U.S. sales

Jill Barshay | Oct 19, 2007
Even the cheapest Volkswagen model can't compete against Japanese cars in the U.S. So the auto maker is going to start revamping its design. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Auto

States crack down on mortgage market

Amy Scott | Oct 19, 2007
While Congress readies itself for a housing market bill next week, states like Massachusetts and Minnesota are passing their own measures against abusive lending practices. Amy Scott has more.
Posted In: Housing