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To spend or to save?

| Feb 8, 2008
The stimulus package is putting cash in your pocket to spend and boost the economy. But as Danielle Karson reports, some people have very different plans for the money.
Posted In: Economy, Savings

Misery loves your money

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 8, 2008
A study conducted by four universities found that people who are sad will spend more than people who are happy. Nancy Marshall Genzer explores how groups were tested using emotion-inducing films and insulated water bottles.
Posted In: Health, Retail

How may I heal you today?

Rachel Dornhelm | Feb 8, 2008
Wal-Mart is planning to open 400 health clinics in its stores in the next two years. The clinics will partner with local health care providers and carry their namesake. Rachel Dornhelm reports the move is a profitable one.
Posted In: Health, Retail

Berlin Film Festival is a big deal

Doug Krizner | Feb 8, 2008
With stars like director Martin Scorsese lending celebrity power, the Berlin Film Festival is becoming a bigger and bigger event. Doug Krizner reviews the highlights of this year's festival with Variety's Mike Speier.
Posted In: Entertainment

Mexico looks towards infrastructure

Dan Grech | Feb 8, 2008
Preparing for what appear to be hard times ahead, Mexican President Felipe Calderon is budgeting $25 million towards public works. Dan Grech reports Calderon also hopes not to depend on the U.S. economy.
Posted In: Mexico

Separate solutions for global problem?

Stephen Beard | Feb 8, 2008
Finance ministers from around the world will be meeting in Tokyo tomorrow for the G7 conference. But Stephen Beard reports chances are they won't be working together on just one solution to global economic crises.
Posted In: Economy

More Evidence of the New Frugality

Chris Farrell | Feb 8, 2008
The opening paragraphs from today's Wall Street Journal:...

Put the money where the economy is

| Feb 8, 2008
With rebate checks on their way to eager taxpayers, many consumers are bound for bad spending decisions. Danielle Karson talks to credit experts about wise places to put the money.
Posted In: Economy, Taxes

Thriftier perspective on TV production

Stacey Vanek Smith | Feb 8, 2008
With a possible end to the entertainment writers' strike on the horizon, movie and TV producers are hoping to make good economical choices. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at where the industry might see a radical changeover.
Posted In: Entertainment, Jobs

Why Google fears the Microsoft deal

Lisa Napoli | Feb 8, 2008
Capitol Hill is holding an anti-trust hearing on the Microsoft-Yahoo deal, as Google complains about the merger's potential to create a powerful search-engine adversary. Lisa Napoli has more.
Posted In: Science