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| Feb 26, 2007
Commentator Jeff Birnbaum says corporations are getting nervous as Congress prepares to tackle the federal budget.
Posted In: Economy

John Mackey on Whole Foods' growth

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 26, 2007
In part two of our interview with John Mackey, the Whole Foods Market CEO talks to Kai Ryssdal about how the company has grown.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Les Rosbifs

Eleanor Beardsley | Feb 26, 2007
Eleanor Beardsley checks in with a story about creative French realtors who have figured out a new way to lure Brits across the Channel.
Posted In: Canada, Housing

We have Sloan's permission to be upbeat

Scott Jagow | Feb 26, 2007
Even though the Dow Industrials last week had its worst week since August, Wall Street did set a significant record. Newsweek's Allan Sloan explains to Scott Jagow why things are actually looking up.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Satellite radio: Monopoly or competitor?

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 26, 2007
XM and Sirius, the country's only satellite radio networks, will make their case before Congress this week for why the FCC's antitrust rules don't apply to their proposed merger. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

A grave marketing error

Stephen Beard | Feb 26, 2007
British candy and soft-drink maker Cadbury Schweppes' has apologized for a Dr. Pepper promotional campaign in which treasure-hunt prizes were buried in a historic Boston cemetery. Stephen Beard reports, with Scott Jagow.

All the glamour you can rent

Nancy Farghalli | Feb 26, 2007
Did Helen Mirren's handbag catch your fancy? Some of the styles seen on the red carpet on Sunday will be headed to a store near you. Not to buy, but to rent. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail

Pfizer's U.K. deals runs into opposition

Stephen Beard | Feb 26, 2007
Drug wholesalers in Britain are threatening legal action to block a plan by Pfizer to supply medicines for the U.K. market through a single company. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Health

India has its own 'Big Three'

Miranda Kennedy | Feb 26, 2007
Nissan, Renault and Mahindra & Mahindra have announced a joint project to build a new factory and get into the race in India's booming auto industry. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Auto

A stamp that would last 'forever'

| Feb 26, 2007
U.S. postal regulators will likely recommend another increase in the price of stamps today, to 42 cents.They might also recommend a new kind of stamp that would really stick. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Washington