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SEC investigating possible insider trading

Feb 6, 2007
The Securities and Exchange Commission confirmed it's looking into allegations of insider trading by hedge funds and other clients of Wall Street brokerage houses. John Dimsdale has more.
Posted In: Wall Street

Could friendly skies become a tollway?

Feb 5, 2007
CE0s who fly around in company jets might have to start paying special fees to use the FAA's air-traffic-control system. Commercial airlines say it's about time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel

Chrysler may join GM, Ford in making cuts

Feb 5, 2007
Daimler-Chrysler's putting together a major restructuring plan, according to The Detroit News. Alisa Roth explains that we'll know a whole lot more next week.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

Let's be franc

Feb 5, 2007
A poll says much of France's population thinks abandoning the franc for the euro was a mistake. In one small town, the franc is still legal tender. John Laurenson reports.
Posted In: Economy

Tomorrow's perfect employee

Feb 5, 2007
After reading "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells, commentator Moira Manion has some thoughts about what we might expect for the workers of the future.
Posted In: Jobs

Sloan Sessions: The Fed and the dollar

Feb 5, 2007
The Fed is expected to hold interest rates steady for a while. Newsweek's Wall Street editor Allan Sloan thinks part of the reason is pressure to keep the dollar strong.
Posted In: Wall Street

Toyota revs up NASCAR competition — and tempers

Feb 5, 2007
When the Toyota Camry takes to Daytona's famed speedway, it'll mark the first time that a foreign-branded car will compete full-time against the Fords, Dodges and Chevys of NASCAR's Nextel Cup series. Scott Graf reports.
Posted In: Auto

Social Security waiting list keeps growing

Feb 2, 2007
Hundreds of thousands of people are waiting to see if they qualify for Social Security disability benefits. And the waiting list continues to grow. Tess Vigeland talks with reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer.
Posted In: Economy

Buzzword: Excise tax

Feb 2, 2007
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance, "Excise Tax." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Taxes

Unemployment figures are up, but . . .

Feb 2, 2007
Overall we saw job growth in January, but things weren't so rosy in the manufacturing sector. And that has some folks whispering about recession. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

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