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UAW strike a possibility

Sep 24, 2007
The UAW deadline of 11 a.m. eastern is fast approaching, and 73,000 autoworkers could strike if a deal with GM isn't reached. Both sides are still hush on the details. Jeremy Hobson has more.
Posted In: Auto

A list Mom should watch out for

Sep 24, 2007
Working Mother magazine releases its annual list tomorrow of the 100 best companies for parent-friendly policies. Amy Scott reports the list also places some of its advertisers in the top ranks.
Posted In: Jobs

Financial forecast still gloomy

Sep 24, 2007
The Fed rate cut may have been good news for Wall Street, but commentator Allan Sloan says with the fall of the dollar and the rise of long-term interest rates, things are still looking down.
Posted In: Economy

Mexican cement solidifies in Arizona

Sep 24, 2007
Arizona is one of the fastest growing states in the U.S., and that's led to a shortage of cement. And the largest cement maker in the country, a Mexican company called Cemex, is setting up shop. Dan Grech has more.
Posted In: Jobs

A bigger cap for Fannie and Freddie?

Sep 22, 2007
This week the Treasury secretary suggested raising the cap on the size of mortgages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can buy up from banks and other lenders. The Bush administration has opposed that move. Nick Retsinas, who teaches housing economics at Harvard, explains.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Straight Story: Social Security reform

Sep 22, 2007
Chris Farrell says a congressman's proposal to set up government-sponsored personal investment accounts for every American is a great idea.

Bullies in the workplace

Sep 22, 2007
Most of us have left bullies behind in the schoolyard . . . or have we? As Andrea Gardner found out, there's a disturbing new trend in office harassment claims. Is there a sheep in wolf's clothing in your office?
Posted In: Jobs

Buzzword: Discount rate

Sep 22, 2007
This week the Fed made noise when they cut the discount rate by a half-point. It showed how bad the credit crunch had become.
Posted In: Economy

Bernanke loves me, he loves me not

Sep 22, 2007
The Fed and it's Chairman Ben Bernanke showed Wall Street some love by cutting the key federal funds rate by a half a percentage point. Tess Vigeland talks with Peter Morici about what the rate cut may mean to the average consumer.
Posted In: Economy, Housing, Investing, Wall Street

Gas-price rise expected to trickle out

Sep 21, 2007
Crude oil closed at $81.62 a barrel in New York today, up 35% since January. And yet, the mysteries of the refining pipeline have kept gas prices essentially flat since the beginning of summer. Jeff Tyler reports on the disconnect -- and why it's not expected to last.
Posted In: Retail

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