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Tech industry shedding jobs

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 17, 2006
Companies are slashing tech jobs at the highest rate in months, a new report shows. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at whether the trend will continue.
Posted In: Science

Boomers keep on working

| Oct 17, 2006
A new report finds nearly one in four Baby Boomers doubt they'll ever stop working. Diantha Parker reports.

An Intel turnaround?

Sarah Gardner | Oct 17, 2006
Analysts will be looking at today's third quarter earnings report for signs that the Intel's restructuring plans are starting to bear fruit. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

'Dirty' fuel cleaning up

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 16, 2006
A new kind of diesel is coming to a pump near you starting today, and it might just be the biggest advancement in fighting vehicle pollution since unleaded gas. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Chrysler's got an inventory overload

Janet Babin | Oct 16, 2006
Some DaimlerChrysler dealers are flexing their muscles and refusing to take cars they didn't order. That's putting pressure on the automaker to ramp up incentives to unload excess inventory. Janet Babin reports.

Reuters opens virtual bureau . . . for real

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 16, 2006
Users of online worlds transact millions of real dollars worth of virtual goods and services every day and that means there's real business news to cover. Confused? Host Kai Ryssdal sorts it out with Reuters' Second Life bureau chief Adam Pasick.
Posted In: Science

Courting the Arab American vote

Nancy Farghalli | Oct 16, 2006
Michigan's 400,000-strong Arab community has been pushing to register new voters as the gubernatorial election nears, but they're missing one crucial political element: donations. Nancy Farghalli reports.

Credit Suisse loses $120 million

Amy Scott | Oct 16, 2006
Derivatives are risky. They're bets basically — an easy way to lose money. There's word today that Switzerland's second largest bank lost a whole lot on a bad bet in South Korea. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Canada

Accounting industry scales down

Steve Tripoli | Oct 16, 2006
Twenty-two mid-sized accounting firms opened up shop today — jointly as Baker Tilly USA. And the fact that they can compete for clients against the Big 4 speaks volumes about the post-Enron accounting world. Steve Tripoli reports.

An unhealthy obsession with eating healthy?

| Oct 16, 2006
Fast food can make some people a little sick to their stomachs, but Cal Berkeley student Catherine Price discovered that learning how to eat well can make you feel a little sick too. She might even be orthorexic.
Posted In: Health