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Women hurt equally by tough economy

| Jul 22, 2008
A new report shows that a weak economy has women leaving the work force in droves, but not for the reasons many have long assumed. Renita Jablonski reports.
Posted In: Jobs

GE sees opportunity in Middle East

Sam Eaton | Jul 22, 2008
General Electric and an Abu Dhabi investment firm announced a deal for clean energy research and an expansion of GE's aircraft engine production in the Middle East. Sam Eaton reports.

GM building electric car infrastructure

Janet Babin | Jul 22, 2008
General Motors is asking more than 30 utility firms to help deploy a network of recharging stations before the launch of its plug-in electric car in 2010. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Auto

Wachovia reports loss, cuts 10,000 jobs

John Dimsdale | Jul 22, 2008
Shares in the country's fourth-largest bank fell as it was forced to slash dividends after a $9 billion second-quarter loss. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

For cars, green's the way to go

Stephen Beard | Jul 22, 2008
One of Europe's top auto shows opens in London today. Green is the theme, but red is the dominate color, as Marketplace's Stephen Beard reports.

Adapting to a bleak oil crunch scenario

Richard Core | Jul 22, 2008
If you haven't already, it may be time to start some long-term planning on lifestyle changes to accommodate the continuing escalation of gas prices...

There's a silver lining for Wachovia

Dan Grech | Jul 22, 2008
Wachovia is reporting quarterly losses of nearly $9 billion, and more than 6,000 workers will lose their jobs as a result. But Dan Grech tells us the news may not be as dire as it first appears.
Posted In: Investing

Lots of barking over Verizon ad

Richard Core | Jul 22, 2008
Verizon has a new TV ad for the LG Dare phone that has set off a storm of complaints from animal rights groups, including the Humane Society of the...

India nuclear deal sparks debate

Bob Moon | Jul 22, 2008
Critics are pushing for a no-confidence vote against the Indian government sparked by a controversial nuclear deal with the Bush Administration. Bob Moon talks about the deal with reporter Mehul Srivastava from New Delhi.

Something To Really Worry About

Chris Farrell | Jul 22, 2008
The economy is weak. We're probably in a recession. And it's hard to see the economy bouncing back anytime soon. I also expect it will take longer...