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Planning a city from scratch

Kai Ryssdal | Mar 16, 2007
About 60 miles north of Los Angeles is one of the last big open spaces left in this country that's near a major urban area. But it might not stay wild much longer. Kai Ryssdal talks about Tejon Ranch with writer Jon Gertner.
Posted In: Housing

An expensive welcome mat awaits the A380

| Mar 16, 2007
The Airbus A380 jumbo jet is at least two years behind schedule. Yet, airports have already invested millions in getting ready for its arrival. Lisa Napoli reports.

Straight Story: The health crisis

| Mar 16, 2007
States and cities have made big health care promises to retired workers. Economics editor Chris Farrell says those promises might be broken.

Can I get a deal on that Warhol?

| Mar 16, 2007
You don't need a t-note to buy beautiful works of art. Stacey Vanek Smith tours the cheaper side of the art market.

Services immigrants bank on

| Mar 16, 2007
Some consumers use check-cashing and cash-transfer firms for money transactions. But those financial firms, including those in immigrant-heavy areas, are scrambling to meet new regulations. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Economy

Selling in a slow market

| Mar 16, 2007
You can use a lot of "S" words to describe the housing market: slumping, slowing, and surviving. So how do you sell in a buyers market? Tess Vigeland interviews Elizabeth Razzi, the author of "The Fearless Home Seller."
Posted In: Economy

Valuable lessons in refinancing

| Mar 16, 2007
Refinancing might get harder even if you don't have a subprime mortgage. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Investing

'A' stands for 'Another risky mortgage'

| Mar 16, 2007
Another week has brought another worry about risky mortgages. Host Tess Vigeland talks about Alt-A loans with Chris Mayer, the Director of the Milstein Center for Real Estate at Columbia Business School.
Posted In: Investing

PR 101: Timing really is everything

| Mar 16, 2007
Timing is a precious commodity in the public relations industry — and also a strategic tool. Smart companies, not to mention politicians, use a few time-tested formulas in an attempt to maximize the good news and hide the bad.

Selling Afghanistan

Miranda Kennedy | Mar 16, 2007
An entrepreneur in Kabul says claims by the U.S. and Afghan governments that the country is ready for business investment are laughable — that crime and corruption there are still on par with the Wild West.
Posted In: Canada

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