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Colossal hopes on 'bear' market

Jan 16, 2008
The big-and-tall market in menswear is worth $5 billion and growing everyday. Jennifer Collins takes a look at a company that's trying to tackle this big market through some unlikely characters.
Posted In: Retail

More lenders dropping bad home loans

Jan 16, 2008
There's word of a new twist to the mortgage default mess. More home lenders are reportedly walking away from fights over delinquent home equity loans. But, that doesn't necessarily mean a free ride for borrowers. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Housing

Signs of USS Economy righting itself?

Jan 16, 2008
The Federal Reserve came out with its "Beige Book" and there's no mention of a looming recession, just a "slower pace" of growth. Jill Barshay turned up more signs that some of America's economic ship is staying above water.
Posted In: Economy

VW executives face corruption charges

Jan 16, 2008
Bribery, pleasure trips and prostitutes: the underbelly of the car industry is on display in Germany. Megan Williams reports on the Volkswagen trial.
Posted In: Auto

Whoa . . . Is that a '70s flashback?

Jan 15, 2008
Two sets of economic figures out today might be giving economists flashbacks of the 1970s. Could a hit of "stagflation" -- combining high inflation with a slowing economy -- be felt again today? Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Economy

'Something in the air' at Apple

Jan 15, 2008
Speculation over what will be revealed at this year's Macworld has the tech industry buzzing. Dan Grech reports Apple thrives on this kind of pre-show hype, using talk as part of its market research.
Posted In: Science

Morning Commute: London on bike

Jan 15, 2008
Marketplace's Geoff Brumfiel is one of a half a million London cyclists who pedal to work in the morning. He gives us the benefits of biking to work -- and details the discomfort of being crammed by a double-decker.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

Looking to make a quick U turn

Jan 15, 2008
Ford Motor Co. shareholders are hoping CEO Alan Mulally can drive a turnaround that will halt the company's flood of red ink and declining market share. He talks with Kai Ryssdal about the challenges facing the automaker.
Posted In: Auto

Lessons for Iran's working woman

Jan 14, 2008
Iranians live under strict rules that govern their public lives, but inside people's homes and businesses the scene is quite different. Borzou Daragahi tells the tale of two women who used their different backgrounds to stitch together a business.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Citigroup to announce big losses, layoffs

Jan 14, 2008
The nation's largest bank is expected to announce a $24 billion write-down and up to 24,000 layoffs due to subprime problems -- more than twice what it previously announced. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on how the company didn't know how bad things would be.
Posted In: Economy, Housing, Wall Street

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