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Income disparity may not hit home everywhere

Mar 29, 2007
A family reunion in Oklahoma not too long ago made commentator Amelia Tyagi realize that whether you think the middle class is getting squeezed depends on where you live.
Posted In: Economy

Being Mickey's boss, part 2

Mar 29, 2007
Walt Disney Company President and CEO Bob Iger talks about what he's doing with the keys to the Magic Kingdom. The latest in our Conversations from the Corner Office series.

Go endorse 'em, Tiger

Mar 29, 2007
Tiger Woods is the most marketable active athlete by a long shot — and he still will be five years from now, according to a survey of sports business and media execs. So what is it that makes him the gold standard of sports endorsement?
Posted In: Sports

Playing mortgage hot potato

Mar 29, 2007
Bankruptcy could be just around the corner for New Century Financial, but other lenders are making money buying and selling subprime loans it issued — a profitable fee-collecting game as long as they unload the loans before borrowers default.
Posted In: Housing

A subprime submarine?

Mar 28, 2007
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke was on Capitol Hill today, where everybody wanted to know whether he thought the subprime market will torpedo the rest of the economy.
Posted In: Economy, Housing, Washington

Looking for marked-down employees

Mar 28, 2007
The once high-flying Circuit City chain announced a major restructuring plan. It will replace more than 3,000 employees with people who'll work for less. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Retail

BK change not yet a whopper

Mar 28, 2007
Burger King says it's going to start getting eggs from free-range hens and pork from free-range pigs. Trouble is, there isn't enough free-range stuff to go around. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Retail

Key to newspapers' survival? Read further

Mar 28, 2007
The Poynter Institute released a study today all about how people read newspapers. And it may explain why many papers are getting a makeover. Lyn Millner reports.

Bigger hit expected from housing market woes

Mar 27, 2007
Some analysts are now saying publicly what others have been thinking: There's got to be a wider economic impact before the housing slump is over. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

New home sales face bad weather

Mar 26, 2007
New home sales fell in the first quarter, according to the Commerce Department. But as Janet Babin reports, in order to understand the housing market, there's a bigger picture to consider.
Posted In: Housing

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