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Bracing for a housing ripple effect

Alisa Roth | Sep 27, 2007
Sales of new homes has hit a seven-year low, and home builders are obviously feeling the squeeze. But that's not the only industry that's going to feel the effects of what started with the meltdown in the subprime home loan market. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Housing

What If?

Chris Farrell | Sep 27, 2007
Jim Paulson, head of Wells Capital Management, is always thoughtful. He's been thinking about something I've been wondering about the past few days...

T-minus 2

Tess Vigeland | Sep 27, 2007
Another day without trash....

A financial lesson from Yale

Jeremy Hobson | Sep 27, 2007
The turbulent economy has nothing on Yale. This past fiscal year, the institution's endowment grew 28 percent. Jeremy Hobson has more.
Posted In: Education

David Swensen's A+ at Yale

Chris Farrell | Sep 27, 2007
Who said, "Individual investors lose. Mutual fund managers win." Consumer advocate Ralph Nader? Crusading New York State attorney general Eliott...

Tamper-proof prescriptions held up

John Dimsdale | Sep 27, 2007
October 1st was supposed to be the day doctors had to start using tamper-proof paper for Medicaid prescriptions, but Congress gave them a reprieve. John Dimsdale explains why.
Posted In: Health

Investors out, students in

| Sep 27, 2007
Investors want out of the $25 billion deal with Sallie Mae. So the money is going to be redirected -- to the students. Marketplace's Renita Jablonski has details.
Posted In: Education

Wal-Mart will cash your checks, too

| Sep 27, 2007
With so many people too poor of credit to have a bank account, high-fee check-cashing services are a lucrative business. And Mhari Saito reports that Wal-Mart also wants a piece of that action.

Boeing's 787 makes clean sweep

Stephen Beard | Sep 27, 2007
British Airways has made it's biggest aircraft order in nearly a decade, including two dozen Boeing 787 Dreamliners with an option for 18 more. Stephen Beard reports that Boeing got the better end of the deal.
Posted In: Travel

Not all CDs are created equal

Jill Barshay | Sep 27, 2007
The rates on savings certificates of deposits may be dropping, but some banks will still offer a rate higher than average. Jill Barshay has more.
Posted In: Investing