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Sloan Sessions: New Year's anti-resolutions

Scott Jagow | Nov 27, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan gives host Scott Jagow his list of things we should <i>not</i> do next year. Like fix Social Security.
Posted In: Wall Street

Forget the card, send a ball

Sean Cole | Nov 27, 2006
Two sisters in Chicago have come up with a novel alternative to the greeting card. Sean Cole has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Ledbetter v. Goodyear

Diantha Parker | Nov 27, 2006
The Supreme Court today hears arguments in a case that could change the statute of limitations in workers' discrimination lawsuits. Diantha Parker reports.
Posted In: Crime

Final hour for Ford buyouts

Alisa Roth | Nov 27, 2006
Ford employees have until tonight to decide whether to accept the company's buyout offer. Alisa Roth reports.

Big opening weekend for holiday retail

| Nov 27, 2006
This weekend marked the official beginning of the holiday shopping season. Alisa Roth tells us how things are looking for retailers &mdash; and shoppers.

Sellers, take Santa off the roof

Alex Cohen | Nov 27, 2006
If you're trying to sell your home, experts say its best to leave all those holiday decorations in the attic. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Housing

Q3 earnings roundup

Alisa Roth | Nov 27, 2006
All told, companies posted record earnings this quarter. Alisa Roth looks at who made out particularly well and what it means for the 4th Quarter.
Posted In: Wall Street

Wal-Mart breaks into India

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 27, 2006
There's news today that the world's largest retailer may soon open stores in India &mdash; but it could be under a different name. Miranda Kennedy explains.
Posted In: Canada

NYSE goes calling in Asia

Ruth Kirchner | Nov 27, 2006
NYSE chief John Thain is in China this week talking with firms that might be ready for overseas listings. But he has some hurdles to clear to convince them to list in New York. Ruth Kirchner reports.

Russian spy murder mystery continues

| Nov 27, 2006
The death of former Russian secret agent Alexander Litvinenko in London last week is being linked to the break-up of the Yukos oil company. And now a British cabinet minister is implicating President Putin in a series of suspicious killings. Stephen Beard reports.