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Would a GM-Chrysler deal make sense?

Amy Scott | Feb 16, 2007
Published reports say General Motors is considering buying the Chrysler Group. Amy Scott looked into why one troubled automaker might want to buy another.
Posted In: Auto

No good signs for housing market

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Feb 16, 2007
New-home construction plunged 14% last month. Residential building is at a 10-year low. And January housing starts are down 38% over last year. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on the housing market's search for the bottom.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Still not resolved: Iraq war funding

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Feb 16, 2007
The House has voted in opposition to President Bush's Iraq war plans, ending three days of speeches. Left unsaid, but not forgotten, was how to pay for the extra troops the president wants to deploy. Eric Niiler reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

FCC's looking to get tough on violence

| Feb 16, 2007
Current TV regulations put strong restrictions on sex, but not violence. That could change under some new rules the Federal Communications Commission is considering. Pat Loeb reports.

Living in unsettled territory

| Feb 16, 2007
With Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Olmert meeting on Monday, Jewish settlers in the Palestinian territories are looking for signs of what might happen to their lives and homes. Orly Halpern reports.
Posted In: Canada

Week on Wall Street

| Feb 16, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

With economic fairness for all

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 16, 2007
Congressman Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee talks with Kai Ryssdal about the committee's hearing on how to balance economic growth with social fairness.
Posted In: Economy, Washington

This subway station brought to you by . . .

Alisa Roth | Feb 16, 2007
To help pay the costs of New York City's transit system, MTA officials are taking a cue from professional sports. Alisa Roth reports on their new approach.
Posted In: New York

Mailbag for Friday, February 16, 2007

| Feb 16, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on: funding a child's college education, dealing with identity theft, transferring stock as a gift and answering the question, "What protections does a mutual fund have?"
Posted In: Charity, Investing, Savings

Straight Story: Retirement, the right way

| Feb 16, 2007
The Labor Department will issue new guidelines for work retirement plans. Economics editor Chris Farrell has some recommendations.

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