Lisa Napoli | Dec 29, 2005
Author and marketing expert Steve Cone talks to host Lisa Napoli about his new book "Steal These Ideas!: Marketing Secrets That Will Make You a Star."
| Dec 29, 2005
The government is looking to spend $20 billion to outfit most federal employees with the latest telecommunications gear. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports telecom companies are pulling out the stops to win the contract.
Jane Lindholm | Dec 29, 2005
The week between Christmas and New Year's is traditionally the busiest of the year for ski resorts. But many aren't just fighting with competitors to stay afloat. They're also fighting a changing climate. Jane Lindholm has more.
Jocelyn Ford | Dec 29, 2005
Japanese stocks finished the day at their highest level in five years on Thursday. The benchmark Nikkei index climbed almost a full percent - and will likely close out 2005 as its best year since the 1980s bubble. But that isn't stopping the country from losing traction in Asia. A new Lehman Brother report says the economies in the rest of Asia added up are expected to overtake Japan's GDP this year. Jocelyn Ford reports on what's driving the shift.
Alisa Roth | Dec 29, 2005
Transit workers and New York's MTA have reached agreement on a new contract, but does it lay the groundwork for better labor relations in the future, or set the stage for more trouble ahead? Alisa Roth has more.
Alex Cohen | Dec 29, 2005
This month marks the 25th anniversary of legislation that created the Superfund tax to clean up polluted industrial sites. But as Alex Cohen reports, the fund is currently out of money.
Janet Babin | Dec 29, 2005
The regional airline operator is losing a quarter of the planes it operates for Continental as the legacy carrier tries to boost profits. Janet Babin reports.
Rachel Dornhelm | Dec 29, 2005
Eye doctors and dentists are experiencing an end-of-the-year rush of patients, as health care consumers scramble to finish up their flex plan allotments before the year ends. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Dan Grech | Dec 29, 2005
It's a big week for white collar plea bargains. In addition to Enron's Richard Causey, Qwest Communications executive Marc Weisberg agreed to plead guilty and help prosecutors nail his former boss, Joseph Nacchio, for insider trading. Plea bargaining is more common than you might realize. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
Stephen Beard | Dec 29, 2005
Two of the world's biggest hotel groups may be staging a New Year's reunion. Hilton Hotels of America is expected to reunite with Britain's Hilton Group. The two companies went their separate ways 40 years ago. From London, Stephen Beard reports.