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Educating Rico: The car lot

Dec 29, 2006
Associate Producer Rico Gagliano is back with another installment of our series, Educating Rico. This time, our hero buys a used car. And he brakes for the bad news.

Sloan Sessions: A year of private equity

Dec 29, 2006
Newsweek's Allan Sloan looks back at 2006 and says it was all about private equity money sloshing around on Wall Street — but the trend can't last through 2007.
Posted In: Wall Street

What to do with all that extra cash. . .

Dec 29, 2006
Big investment banks on Wall Street are expected to hand out a record $24 billion in bonuses this season. Amy Scott asks some of the lucky recipients how they're going to spend theirs.
Posted In: Jobs, Wall Street

Toyota stands alone

Dec 29, 2006
Analysts expect an across-the-board slump in new auto sales for December — except for Toyota. Sam Eaton has details.
Posted In: Auto

If Jobs is tainted, does Apple lose its shine?

Dec 28, 2006
Whether Steve Jobs was in on Apple's stock options scandal has yet to be determined. But as Janet Babin reports, it may not matter to the company's profits.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Wall Street

Now, about that bonus . . .

Dec 28, 2006
It's been an especially bountiful bonus season on Wall Street, with record year-end payouts to the brokers and bankers. And as Amy Scott reports, there are other folks waiting to share the wealth.
Posted In: Wall Street

Big Three gear down in '06

Dec 28, 2006
It was another tough year for GM, Ford and Chrysler. The U.S. automakers are working to turn things around — will they fare better in 2007?
Posted In: Auto

Break out the bubbly index

Dec 28, 2006
More champagne equals happier consumers? Economists look at all kinds of indicators to measure consumer sentiment. Alex Goldmark introduces us to the high-end liquor benchmark.
Posted In: Economy

A new brand of labor talks

Dec 28, 2006
Striking Goodyear workers vote on a new labor contract today — one that was painstakingly negotiated between management and the labor union and retirees and ... Steve Tripoli has the rest.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

Investigation could be sour for Apple

Dec 27, 2006
The Justice Department is investigating Apple Computer for possibly falsifying documents in connection with the granting of stock options. CEO Steve Jobs has also hired his own personal counsel to deal with the inquiry. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

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