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U.S. loses final appeal in cotton dispute

Jun 2, 2008
The World Trade Organization has ruled in favor of Brazil in a six-year trade dispute over U.S. cotton subsidies. Dan Grech explains what the ruling means for U.S. growers.
Posted In: Economy

Mass transit braces for fed-up drivers

Jun 2, 2008
With no relief in sight from high gas prices, more Americans are turning to public transit for their commutes. Sam Eaton reports on how transit systems are preparing for new riders.

Higher prices for smaller cars?

Jun 2, 2008
It might seem strange, but a quick online search for cars will reveal that an SUV is less expensive these days than an economy car. Scott Jagow talks to USA Today travel columnist Bill McGee about the rising price of smaller cars.
Posted In: Auto, Travel

Getting Personal

May 31, 2008
This week, Tess Vigeland and economics editor Chris Farrell talk to a parent trying to save money for his child's college education and a man trying to get a mortgage.
Posted In: Housing

Straight Story: Free credit ratings

May 31, 2008
As part of a potential class action settlement with TransUnion this week, consumers are going to be able to get a free copy of their credit score. Host Tess Vigeland talks with economics editor Chris Farrell about this new service.

For good career advice, look to the past

May 30, 2008
The job tips given to graduates today are all quantity, no quality. Author and commentator Megan Hustad calls for tossing out today's motivational slogans for some good old-fashioned advice.

Women who earn more than their men

May 30, 2008
A recent report based on census data showed that women who out-earned their male suitors and partners made them feel uncomfortable and inadequate. Sean Cole tries to find out if this is really true.

After erosion, life's not a beach

May 30, 2008
Even when there's not a direct hurricane hit on U.S. coastal towns, beach erosion can be tremendous. And after the storms, states spend millions of dollars shoring up those beaches. Dan Grech has more from Florida.
Posted In: Housing

High profits for low-end retailers

May 29, 2008
Tight economic times for consumers are meaning big jumps in profits for value retailers such as Costco and Big Lots. Bob Moon explains how stores are adapting to consumers' shrinking budgets.

Tata further details takeover plans

May 29, 2008
Indian automaker Tata Motors announced its yearly results this week and further details on how it plans to takeover Jaguar and Land Rover. Mehul Srivastava reports the impact of Tata's news on shares.
Posted In: Auto

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