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Aston Martin finds a buyer

Mar 7, 2007
Ford has reportedly lined up a motor racing company to purchase its luxury Aston Martin division. Sales for the brand are on the upswing, but analysts agree that Ford is making the right move.
Posted In: Auto, Canada

Congress considers CEO pay

Mar 7, 2007
Proposed legislation would allow shareholders a non-binding vote on executive compensation, but some business groups argue that corporations are not a democracy.
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington

Worker productivity dips

Mar 6, 2007
Productivity is slowing, which means companies are getting less out of their workers. Kai Ryssdal gets a quick assessment on the economic significance from investment advisor Hugh Johnson.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

Computer crime gets organized

Mar 6, 2007
A growing number of computer hackers are recruiting tech-savvy students and professionals to help them commit cyber-crimes. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

New attack on predatory lending

Mar 6, 2007
Sub-prime lenders are suffering double-digit drops on Wall Street. Consumer advocates say it's the fallout of shady lending practices, and today they launched a national campaign to address the problem.
Posted In: Housing

Best bait-and-switch?

Mar 6, 2007
Connecticut is investigating complaints that Best Buy tried to trick customers into paying full price for items that were supposed to be on sale. Best Buy says store employees just made a mistake.
Posted In: Retail, Science

New car shades of green

Mar 6, 2007
Green is the theme in Geneva this week as automakers from around the world display new models and concept cars, but some environmentalists say they're just painting over the real problem with greenwash.
Posted In: Auto, Canada

Cashing in on the forever stamp

Mar 5, 2007
Newsweek's Allan Sloan says you're sure not going to get rich fast by taking advantage of the forever stamp, but it might make you feel good.
Posted In: Wall Street

An airport screeners union?

Mar 5, 2007
An anti-terrorism bill working its way through Congress would, among other things, give airport security screeners the right to union representation — but President Bush has his veto stamp ready.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Wall Street's wake-up call

Mar 2, 2007
Comptroller General David Walker felt this week's U.S. market plummet was a call to attention for the country, and that maybe we shouldn't always depend on foreign investors to bail us out. Bob Moon has the story.
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington

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