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Ford's losses not so bad

Alisa Roth | Nov 8, 2007
Ford's third-quarter numbers reflected a loss not as big as Wall Street analysts originally thought. Alisa Roth reports on how the company has managed to cut its losses, despite wan sales.
Posted In: Auto, Wall Street

South Africa's gold market is glistening

Gretchen Wilson | Nov 8, 2007
Gold is close to being at an all-time -- which is good news for South Africa, the world's leading gold producer. Gretchen Wilson looks into what's making gold a popular investment right now.
Posted In: Economy

EPA creating more CO2?

Sarah Gardner | Nov 8, 2007
The Environmental Protection Agency head is under fire for a new coal-fired power plant, after a Supreme Court decision on the EPA's power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Sarah Gardner reports.

ECB torn on direction for Euro

Stephen Beard | Nov 8, 2007
The European Central Bank must decide whether to raise or lower euro interest rates. Stephen Beard reports on the many factors at work, including the price of oil and the euro's fast rise against the U.S. dollar.
Posted In: Economy

Looking forward to a rainy vacation

| Nov 8, 2007
It rains a lot in Kerala. But that's good for tourism, thanks to the way the Indian state is marketing its monsoons. Mary-Rose Abraham explores the therapeutic power of a downpour.
Posted In: Travel

Start young. Really young.

Scott Jagow | Nov 8, 2007
Brass Magazine CEO Bryan Sims, recently on Business Week's list of entrepreneurs 25 and under, started his money magazine while in college. Scott Jagow talks to him about his road to success.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Weekend for exclusive shoppers only

Lisa Napoli | Nov 8, 2007
Best Buy is attempting to get an edge on holiday shopping by inviting its top customers to an exclusive sale this Sunday. Lisa Napoli tells us why this might help the retailer in an ultra-competitive season.
Posted In: Retail

Things can only go up . . . or down

| Nov 8, 2007
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has a two-fold problem when addressing the economy -- we can either have inflation or a downturn. Paul Brandus explains he may want to retain balance by maintaining a stable policy.
Posted In: Economy

Iraq service puts strain on jobs at home

| Nov 7, 2007
As the war in Iraq continues, military reservists are being deployed multiple times. The extended periods spent away from home leave many of them struggling to find work in the civilian sector. Danielle Karson reports.

A health-care solution: Get in shape!

| Nov 7, 2007
Recent reports have called attention to Americans' serious problems with obesity -- from kids to the elderly. Commentator David Frum says that for the sake of our health-care system, it's time for us to get on the treadmill.
Posted In: Health