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Big drop in wholesale inflation — sort of

Oct 17, 2006
Economic data out today says wholesale prices dropped more than expected last month because of cheaper fuel. But it also suggests that inflation might be on the rise. So where's the economy headed? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Economy

Chicago exchanges unite

Oct 17, 2006
The Merc snapped up crosstown rival Chicago Board of Trade today to create the world's biggest exchange for futures contracts. And the marriage could spark other similar deals, Diantha Parker reports.
Posted In: Economy

Deadbeat dads, pay up or get Posted

Oct 17, 2006
Westchester County in New York is using a novel tactic to catch deadbeat parents: Advertising their photos in The New York Post. Ashley Milne-Tyte has the story.

An Intel turnaround?

Oct 17, 2006
Analysts will be looking at today's third quarter earnings report for signs that the Intel's restructuring plans are starting to bear fruit. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Yahoo vs. Google

Oct 16, 2006
Host Scott Jagow talks to Newsweek Magazine's Wall Street Editor Allan Sloan about the differences between two of Silicon Valley's biggest titans: Yahoo and Google.
Posted In: Wall Street

Big business goes small-town

Oct 16, 2006
Google recently set up shop in a tiny town in Oregon. David Welch looks at what attracted the Internet giant to the rural locale — and whether the move is part of a larger trend.

Straight Story: Minimum wage

Oct 13, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, Chris rallies to raise the minimum wage.

Tax whammy for winners

Oct 13, 2006
Winning the lottery is an American dream. Paying taxes on your winnings . . . that's a nightmare. And the IRS doesn't just take its cut from the big wins. Apryl Lundsten reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Small business, big downside

Oct 13, 2006
Small businesses are behind the job boom in the United States, but the workforce driving it faces an unhealthy dilemma. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Record trade deficit not <i>all</i> bad news

Oct 12, 2006
Soaring oil prices sent the U.S. trade deficit to a record of almost $70 billion in August. But the government says record imports of oil sank a healthy gain in U.S. exports. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Economy

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