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Less confidence, less spending?

Nov 27, 2007
The numbers for consumer confidence out this morning may be down for the fourth straight month in a row. But how will that affect what consumers spend? Jeremy Hobson explores the connection.
Posted In: Economy

Managing a triple bottom line

Nov 26, 2007
Some people use their businesses to help fix what needs fixing. In the first of a series, Steve Tripoli reports on a Boston woman who's spent years fine-tuning the balance between her company's business and social goals.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Casino workers cast their lot with UAW

Nov 26, 2007
About 3,000 dealers at the Foxwoods casino in Connecticut, the nation's largest, have voted to sign up for union cards with the United Auto Workers. It's the first union to break into a tribal casino. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Jobs

HSBC looks to plug losses in 2 SIVs

Nov 26, 2007
Europe's largest bank, HSBC, is going to rescue two of its structured investment vehicles, or SIVs, that have taken a beating from recent woes in the mortgage and credit markets. It'll cost HSBC $35 billion to make things right. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Low numbers mean more deals for you

Nov 26, 2007
Retailers have been promoting aggressive deals to balance out the bad news on their bottom lines. Jaime Bedrin shows us what tactics companies are employing to win customers and what deals will be particularly good.
Posted In: Retail

Are exchange-traded notes unfair?

Nov 26, 2007
The exchange-traded note is turning out to be a good deal for investors because of an unexpected tax advantage. But the deal is making the mutual-fund business upset. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan tells Scott Jagow why.

Parents won't toy with Christmas

Nov 26, 2007
With so many big-name toy recalls this year, parents have had to be extra cautious about safety. But Ashley Milne-Tyte reports that most won't change their shopping habits, because they don't want to be seen as a Grinch.
Posted In: Retail

A 'soft landing' for the economy

Nov 26, 2007
Despite the host of bad news that hit Wall Street, there still managed to be a few winners for the third quarter. Bob Moon looks at the latest corporate report cards and tells us who came out strong.
Posted In: Wall Street

Learning big-league business skills

Nov 23, 2007
An organization in Central Louisiana has created a farm system for entrepreneurs, much like professioal baseball's. We asked Kate Archer Kent to check it out.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Week on Wall Street

Nov 23, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson talks with host Scott Jagow about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

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