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Buzzword: COLA

| Oct 19, 2007
A big COLA can help rejuvenate the spirit and replenish a thirsty wallet. But this year, not everyone will find their Social Security COLA all that refreshing.

'Sugar daddies' get what they pay for

Sean Cole | Oct 19, 2007
Of all the different ways to earn and invest money that we talk about, this is one method we don't necessarily advise. But that doesn't mean some folks aren't doing it. Reporter Sean Cole looked into "sugar daddies" and the "sugar babies" who want them.
Posted In: Entertainment

Day in the Work Life: Escalade love

Rico Gagliano | Oct 19, 2007
Let's roll, spin, crush and destroy with Benjamin "Bo Bo" Winslow, crew chief of the monster truck "Escalade."

A whole new dimension to Beowulf

Tess Vigeland | Oct 19, 2007
Reading Beowulf has been dreaded by students for many years. Now the latest film adaptation is putting its own demands on theater owners. Stephen Shankland of C-Net talks with Tess Vigeland about the movie's 3-D dilemma.
Posted In: Entertainment

Screenwriters seek to craft online clause

Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 19, 2007
Members of the Writers Guild of America think they should be paid whenever someone views their work off the Web. But studios say they haven't even figured out how to make money online, let alone share it. A strike looms. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Economic forecast: Little reliability

Jeff Tyler | Oct 19, 2007
You may remember about a month ago there was talk of more pain to come at the pumps. But it didn't quite work out that way. Jeff Tyler reports on the margin of error in economic forecasting.
Posted In: Economy

Week on Wall Street

Tess Vigeland | Oct 19, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Tess Vigeland about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Black Monday exposed battle of old, new

| Oct 19, 2007
Commentator Chuck Epstein was working for the New York Stock Exchange 20 years ago on Black Monday -- when the Dow dropped 22%. He says that day highlighted a raging battle between the old guard and newer institutional traders.
Posted In: Wall Street

UAW members hesitate on Chrysler pact

Alisa Roth | Oct 19, 2007
Detroit heaved a sigh of relief when the news came that a deal had been reached between the United Auto Workers and Chrysler. But they may have been slightly premature. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

Fans aren't cheering Patriots' act

Dan Grech | Oct 19, 2007
The NFL's New England Patriots have won a lawsuit against for reselling Patriots game tickets. But some fans and civil libertarians complain that the team is guilty of interference. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Sports