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What if you gave away all your money?

| Nov 7, 2007
Performance artist Sara Juli wanted to confront and let go of her fears about money. So she took the idea literally and let go of $5,000 -- her entire life savings. Nick van der Kolk has more on her money-obsessed show.

Next credit casualty: Monolines

Scott Jagow and Stephen Beard | Nov 7, 2007
As problems continue to develop in the credit market, the latest casualty could be monolines. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard about what exactly a monoline is and how it will be affected.
Posted In: Economy

Fiji Water thirsts to quench eco-trouble

Jeff Tyler | Nov 7, 2007
Bottled water has been getting a bad rep for its negative impact on the environment. But today, Fiji Water will unveil a new eco-friendly business plan that will actually help the environment. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Retail

WGA strike a digital dilemma

| Nov 7, 2007
The writers' union strike started this week and the television reruns have already begun. But this strike's not about labor. Commentator Robert Reich explains why entertainment is dealing with a more creative issue.

Military housing now more like home

| Nov 6, 2007
The Pentagon has awarded $20 billion-worth of construction contracts to fix on-base housing for soldiers. And business is booming. Dave Dewitt reports.
Posted In: Housing

Pakistan army is deep into business

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 6, 2007
While protests against Pakistan's state of emergency continue, the country's army remains in firm control of businesses worth an estimated $40 billion -- about 10% of the economy. The Rand Corporation's Seth Jones spoke with Kai Ryssdal about the army's unique spot in Pakistan's society.

Borrowers often hit by dubious fees

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 6, 2007
University of Iowa associate professor Katherine Porter has found that many homeowners in foreclosure who file for bankruptcy protection still face fees from mortgage companies that often have no documented merit. She spoke with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Housing

Bring on the recession! I'll survive

| Nov 6, 2007
If the U.S. economy were to go into a recession, it would be bad news for just about everyone from business owners to mortgage holders. But commentator Moira Manion says people like her who don't have much don't have much to lose.
Posted In: Economy

Windy City plans climate initiative

Sam Eaton | Nov 6, 2007
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is expected to announce on Wednesday a climate initiative intended to make the city a national leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Only problem is, Chicago's got a lot of competition. Sam Eaton reports.

Indicators, experts point to recession

Bob Moon | Nov 6, 2007
It's not hard to find signs that the U.S. economy is headed for a recession. In fact, some leading financial gurus are starting to voice their worries publicly. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

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