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Sallie Mae draws private-equity interest

Alisa Roth | Apr 13, 2007
Private equity firms reportedly are interested in buying up the biggest student loan company in the country, Sallie Mae, despite its recent troubles. Alisa Roth looks at what the appeal might be.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

N. Korea nuke deal locked by frozen funds

| Apr 13, 2007
Saturday is the deadline for North Korea to shut down its nuclear reactor if it wants to get foreign oil. But there may be a hitch, tied to $25 million frozen in a Macau bank account. Ramy Inocencio reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

High Court to hear home health workers' plight

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Apr 13, 2007
Despite long hours and low wages, about 1.2 million people are home health workers. And their numbers are rising. Issues over how they're paid will be argued before the Supreme Court on Monday. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 13, 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

'India Calling'

Miranda Kennedy | Apr 13, 2007
Operators in India's call centers are becoming a hot topic in India. They've even become fodder for popular entertainment among the country's fast-growing middle class. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

There's green in going green

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 13, 2007
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman thinks environmentalism needs a makeover — and it can be good for American business. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Haggling your college loans

| Apr 13, 2007
Can students get more money out of their colleges than what they're first offered? Tess Vigeland finds out with Cindy Bailey of the College Board.

About the only good thing about tax season

| Apr 13, 2007
Get your tax refund yet? We hear what people are doing with that extra bit of money.

Is there salvation from stagflation?

| Apr 13, 2007
Take a sluggish economy, add rising prices and you've got what economists in the 1970s called "stagflation." And the word is making a comeback. Tess Vigeland talks to Zanny Minton-Beddoes from The Economist magazine.

Cash in on your spring cleaning

| Apr 13, 2007
Spring has arrived and it's time to clean out the closet. But look over your options before you donate that old pair of jeans to charity. We do some house cleaning with Sally Herships.

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