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Big money in the Big Apple

Alisa Roth | Nov 8, 2005
Michael Bloomberg is coasting to a likely landslide victory today over his challenger for mayor. Alisa Roth reports on how the mayor's vast personal wealth factored into his re-election efforts.
Posted In: New York

Not-so-blockbuster earnings

Jeff Tyler | Nov 8, 2005
Blockbuster is expected to report a third quarter loss today. Efforts to adjust its brick-and-mortar business model to compete with on-line DVD distribution don't appear to be working. Jeff Tyler reports.

Grokster takes a napster

Brian Watt | Nov 8, 2005
The peer-to-peer file sharing service has shut down as part of a lawsuit settlement with movie and music companies. As Brian Watt reports, it's the end of an era.

A man, a plan, a canal - a goldmine

Dan Grech | Nov 8, 2005
Panama wants to upgrade its outmoded canal, and with a price tag of $10 billion, US companies want in on the action. Dan Grech reports.

Bosses in the blogosphere

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 8, 2005
Despite the fact workers are wasting a lot of time reading blogs, a new study finds that CEOs like them. Stacey Vanek Smith explains.

No more appointment TV?

Dan Grech | Nov 8, 2005
CBS and NBC announced distribution deals that will allow people to watch popular shows anytime they want. This just weeks after ABC struck a similar deal involving Apple's video iPod. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.

Limiting "made in China"

Jocelyn Ford | Nov 8, 2005
Washington and Beijing have come to an agreement on textile imports. The deal allows Chinese imports to continue to rise, but with yearly caps on that growth. Jocelyn Ford has the reaction from China.

Is it torture if we do it?

Hilary Wicai | Nov 7, 2005
The president said today the US government doesn't torture terror suspects. But his Defense Department budget request is tied up in a dispute with Senators over just how codified that policy is. Hillary Wicai reports.

Guidant wants its shotgun wedding

Helen Palmer | Nov 7, 2005
Medical manufacturer Guidant is suing Johnson & Johnson, saying they should complete an agreed $25.4 billion takeover. Helen Palmer reports that J&J's foot dragging may be a bargaining tactic.
Posted In: Wall Street

Colonel assuages chicken fears

Amy Scott | Nov 7, 2005
One analyst predicts a bird flu pandemic could send KFC sales down 20% in the US or Europe, despite assurances that cooked chicken is safe. To fight back, the colonel's cooking up an ad campaign. Amy Scott reports.