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Buying in a soft market

Janet Babin | Jan 1, 2007
According to some real estate experts, there's no better time than now to purchase a home. But a soft market doesn't necessarily make it a comfy one, as Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Housing, Investing

Gazprom, Belarus close deal at last minute

| Jan 1, 2007
The long-running back and forth between Russia's gas giant Gazprom, and Belarus has ended. The two parties signed an agreement just hours before their deadline.From Budapest, Stefan Bos reports.
Posted In: Canada

Trade policy to be a hot issue

John Dimsdale | Jan 1, 2007
The incoming Democratic majority in Congress is promising tougher trade policies this year, which Republicans warn will block the free flow of trade and harm the economy. John Dimsdale reports on the competing philosophies.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Justice Roberts wants pay raises

| Jan 1, 2007
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court says salaries for federal judges are so low that the country risks a constitutional crisis.
Posted In: Washington

When pay-per-view TV got its start

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jan 1, 2007
This week back in 1951, television first dipped its toe into the world of pay-per-view programs. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on the beginning of a television revolution.
Posted In: Entertainment

What are you doing after the bell?

Amy Scott | Jan 1, 2007
Wall Street has a dating site all its own, whether you're a trader or just looking for one. Amy Scott checked it out.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Green car at your service

| Jan 1, 2007
A new car service in New York City will cost more than a cab, but you can ride with a cleaner environmental conscience — not to mention an iBook and Wi-Fi. Lisa Napoli has details.
Posted In: New York

Looking for a green Big Apple

Sarah Gardner | Jan 1, 2007
A new "green buildings" law goes into effect today in New York City. Supporters hope it will inspire green construction all over the country. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: New York

Wall Street Journal getting skinnier

Alisa Roth | Jan 1, 2007
The daily diary of business is taking three inches of width off its newspaper to save $18 million in newsprint costs. But as Alisa Roth reports, that's not all.
Posted In: Wall Street

Job Files: Burlesque dancer

| Jan 1, 2007
We interview Angie Pantani, chairman of the board of The Pantani Sisters.