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Expect higher prices — it's natural

Feb 22, 2007
The announcement that Whole Foods will pay about $565 million for its smaller rival, Wild Oats, worries commentator Alex Markels. He says the deal will just add to the rising prices of natural foods — like organic kale.
Posted In: Retail

Inflation? I don't want to hear it!

Feb 22, 2007
What do you do if your economy is overheated and inflation is spiraling out of control? If you're the Argentina president, you shoot the messenger. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Economy

Day in the Work Life: The nanny

Feb 22, 2007
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we kid around with a nanny.
Posted In: Jobs

Self-filers beware: 1040s missing deductions

Feb 22, 2007
Billions of dollars in tax deductions may slip by filers this year because of a few omitted lines on 2006 tax forms. They were already at the printers by the time Congress extended the missing deductions.
Posted In: Taxes

Sex doesn't sell after all

Feb 22, 2007
How's this for an advertising conundrum: A new study suggests that while people might prefer to watch TV shows with sexual content, they're less likely to remember the commercials in between.

Study: More money will go to health care

Feb 21, 2007
National health-care spending will double in the next 10 years, a study says. One out of every five dollars we spend will be for health care, and Uncle Sam will be footing more of the bill. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Health

Wal-Mart preaches diversity to suppliers

Feb 21, 2007
Wal-Mart has approached its major suppliers with another initiative — boosting diversity within their ranks. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Retail

Fear and greed could have bull on the run

Feb 20, 2007
European investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort says that, according to its Fear and Greed Index, the end is nigh for the bull market and we're in for w worldwide economic slump. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Investing

eBay resists taxing new responsibility

Feb 20, 2007
Lots of folks are making money on eBay these days, and not all of them are paying taxes on that income. The government wants eBay to report high-volume sellers to the IRS, but the online auction site says that's not fair.
Posted In: Taxes

Wal-Mart says it will spread the wealth

Feb 19, 2007
As part of its plan to open nine stores in struggling communities in five states, Wal-Mart says it will help nearby small businesses. Is the plan altruism or good business sense? Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Retail

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