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The paycheck's always greener. . .

Apr 24, 2007
Or is it? If you've ever wondered whether you got suckered into working for less than the guy in the next cubicle, commentator Joel Stein has a website for you. And it might come in handy when you negotiate your next salary.
Posted In: Jobs

Maybe she'll just wait for a new face

Apr 23, 2007
Commentator Sandra Tsing Loh tells us about her brush with cosmetics.

Feds on a winning streak

Apr 23, 2007
It's been a long time since federal prosecutors have lost a high-profile corporate fraud case. Newsweek's Allan Sloan says it's because government lawyers have finally learned to explain the situation in plain English.
Posted In: Wall Street

Closing the persistent male-female pay gap

Apr 23, 2007
A new study finds the disparity between what men and women earn in the workplace begins right out of college, and only gets worse as the years go by. New legislation could help close the gap.
Posted In: Jobs

A drive in Manhattan could cost you

Apr 20, 2007
New York City's Mayor Bloomberg is expected to announce a proposal to charge drivers entering busy parts of Manhattan as much as $8 for the privilege. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

Google's making money

Apr 20, 2007
A whole lot of money. Its Q1 profit jumped a jaw-dropping 69 percent. Online advertising continues to produce pretty much all the profits, and the search giant is positioning itself to keep 'em coming.
Posted In: Wall Street

GM brings back the electric car

Apr 20, 2007
It's been blamed for killing the electric EV1 back in the '90s, but now GM has turned out a prototype for the Volt — an electric car that runs on such advanced clean technology, it won't hit production until the end of the decade.
Posted In: Auto

Mall goes shopping for public funds

Apr 19, 2007
The nation's biggest shopping mall in Minnesota, with more than 500 stores and an amusement park, wants to get bigger. And it wants the government to pay for some of the expansion. Annie Baxter reports.
Posted In: Retail

Against the pound, dollar's losing its weight

Apr 19, 2007
The dollar continues to fall on world markets, especially against the British pound. It now takes two dollars for every pound — a 26-year high. Good for Britain? Not necessarily. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Economy

Ponying up more for Clear Channel

Apr 18, 2007
At the last minute, two private equity firms have upped their offer for Clear Channel Communications. Will the higher amount satisfy the media giant's shareholders? Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

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