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Starting at Ground Zero

Alisa Roth | Jun 14, 2007
JP Morgan Chase said today it's moving back to Lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. Officials hope it will lure other businesses to locate there, too. But Alisa Roth reports the bank didn't come cheap.

Is Kodak's future coming into focus?

Jill Barshay | Jun 14, 2007
Kodak says it's got a new technology that will let photographers take sharp pictures in low light. Jill Barshay reports on what it might mean for the company, whose outlook in the digital era has lacked some definition.

We need a 'Last Chance Mortgage' fund

| Jun 14, 2007
Once we get past stories about subprime mortgages and whether or not rising interest rates will sink real estate even lower, is there a way to bring the market back? Commentator John Vogel has a plan.
Posted In: Housing

Falklands has prospered after war

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 14, 2007
The war between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands ended 25 years ago today. We talked with some people there about the economic growth the islands have enjoyed in the ensuing years.

It's your turn

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 14, 2007
Kai Ryssdal reviews some of the comments we've received about Ben Stein, China's currency, Avandia and Red Bull.

Professional women? With little-girl voices?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jun 14, 2007
Reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte noticed that many professional women in their 20s and 30s speak in ways that are, well, not very direct. She asked around about how women's voices matter to their careers.
Posted In: Jobs

Inflation scare breeds opportunity

Scott Jagow | Jun 14, 2007
Chris Farrell says the inflation fears gripping the economic community are being addressed to such a degree that inflation is likely to just disappear. And they might actually be creating a buying opportunity for bonds.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

Controversial weight loss drug hitting shelves

Helen Palmer | Jun 14, 2007
Sales of Alli are projected to be as high as $3 billion a year, but angry critics say once it's available over-the-counter there's nothing to stop it from becoming a dangerous drug for teens and people with eating disorders. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Congress, Fed tackle sub-prime meltdown

Steve Henn | Jun 14, 2007
The sub-prime loan market collapse is tearing apart neighborhoods. But hedge fund managers are worried their insurance policies won't pay out if the federal government intervenes. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Housing

Southwest ready to play with others

Jill Barshay | Jun 14, 2007
Southwest carries more passengers than any other U.S. airline, but profits are sagging and there are seats to fill so it's finally going to sell tickets through the same booking engine other airlines use. But you're still not getting an assigned seat, Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Travel