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GDP's way up, so is everything hunky-dory?

Bob Moon | Apr 28, 2006
The government says the US gross domestic product for the first quarter grew by almost 5%, doubling the growth from last year at this time. But Bob Moon reports that everyone's got a different read on what the numbers mean.

Looks like <i>this</i> Dubai deal won't tank

Scott Tong | Apr 28, 2006
The White House has approved another Dubai purchase of another American company doing some sensitive stuff. But the administration says this time is different, and it looks like &mdash; so far &mdash; Congress is buying it. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Atlantic City can't pass Go

| Apr 28, 2006
Hasbro announced today that new versions of the popular board game Monopoly will no longer feature Atlantic City as its locale. Steve Tripoli reports.

Immigrants' anxieties rise

Dan Grech | Apr 28, 2006
As immigrant-rights groups called for street protests next Monday and an economic boycott, federal agents arrested hundreds of illegal immigrants in Florida this week. Dan Grech reports that the events have immigrant workers on edge.

Maybe businesses should take a pledge?

| Apr 28, 2006
Is the answer to immigration reform to send illegal aliens back? Should we offer undocumented workers amnesty and a chance to become citizens? Commentator Ben Barber says we're looking at this the wrong way.
Posted In: Washington

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 28, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week on the Street and what may be in store for the markets ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

They're never too old

Hilary Wicai | Apr 28, 2006
As the Baby Boomer generation grows older, many are pondering retirement. But due to a shortage of skilled workers, many companies are attempting to lure older workers. And, Hillary Wicai reports, older boomers are responding.

Lunch club loses its listing

| Apr 28, 2006
Marking the end of an era, the Exchange Luncheon Club, a members-only institution operated within the New York Stock Exchange, closed its doors today. Amy Scott got a peek inside.

Straight Story with Chris Farrell: Margin loans

| Apr 28, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week: Margin loans are the new "it" way to get money. Chris says watch out.
Posted In: Investing

Day in the Work Life: A syrup story

| Apr 28, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" we look at how folks trade their time for money. We run the tap with a maple farmer.
Posted In: Jobs



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