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Sears profits go into free fall

Nov 29, 2007
Retailer blames 3rd-quarter profit drop of 99% on a warm October that depressed outerwear sales and increased competition. But the company admits it has a lot to improve on. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Another hit to U.S. oil supplies

Nov 29, 2007
Of all the things the oil markets need, a nudge toward more volatility is not one of them. But that's what happened with a pipeline explosion on Wednesday. Two workers were killed and a key route for Canadian crude into the Midwest was crippled. Bob Moon puts the pieces together.
Posted In: Retail

eBay corporate history

Nov 29, 2007
CONVERSATIONS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE: eBay President and CEO Meg Whitman.

Meg Whitman bio

Nov 29, 2007
CONVERSATIONS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE: eBay President and CEO Meg Whitman.

Interview transcript: Meg Whitman

Nov 29, 2007
CONVERSATIONS FROM THE CORNER OFFICE: eBay President and CEO Meg Whitman.
Posted In: Meg Whitman

The economics of eBay, explained

Nov 29, 2007
Cyber Monday sales for eBay were expectedly strong, but how does CEO Meg Whitman feel about the rest of the year? Kai Ryssdal sat down with her recently and asked whether she was jittery about the current economy.
Posted In: Meg Whitman

Delphi bankruptcy risks getting worse

Nov 29, 2007
Delphi is in bankruptcy court today with the intention of getting out. The company hopes to emerge from the filing this year to avoid severe penalties. Alisa Roth reports on the consequences if they don't pull through.
Posted In: Auto, Economy

Let's get rid of homeowner tax deduction

Nov 29, 2007
Congress is bent on finding a way to reduce foreclosures around the country. But economics correspondent Chris Farrell says we should do it by abolishing something Washington holds sacred: the mortgage deduction on taxes.
Posted In: Housing, Investing

R.J. Reynolds to pull cigarette ads

Nov 28, 2007
After taking some heat for its print ads, cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds says it's going to stop advertising in newspapers and magazines next year. Janet Babin reports.

When this man talks, markets get giddy

Nov 28, 2007
Donald Kohn, vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, gave a little speech this morning in which he indicated the Fed might cut interest rates. Wall Street got all excited, despite the fact that Kohn emphasized how bad the economy was. Kai Ryssdal has more.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

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