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And don't follow me online, either

Oct 31, 2007
Most methods to preserve online privacy have had little impact. But with the success of the "Do Not Call" list, privacy advocates are vying for a similar pproach. Steve Henn reports.

Struggling with China's welcome mat

Oct 31, 2007
For American expats in China, adjusting to a very different culture is a big challenge. Bill Marcus reports the predominant feeling among the Americans is they don't want to be there.
Posted In: Jobs

A temper tantrum for a rate cut

Oct 31, 2007
The Fed is finishing up its two-day meeting on interest rates today, and Wall Street is demanding an interest rate cut. Alisa Roth explains how some Wall Streeters are acting out like spoiled toddlers.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

More safety measures for mines

Oct 31, 2007
Despite Congress passing a mine-safety bill a year ago, the United States still lags other nations in safety measures. Steve Tripoli reports on the new rules Congress is considering.
Posted In: Jobs

Some see recession threat looming

Oct 30, 2007
A leading real estate index says prices for existing homes fell in August at the fastest rate since 1991. Meanwile, consumer confidence plunged last month to the lowest level since Hurricane Katrina. Amy Scott reports that some economists are seeing signs of a recession on the horizon.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Finance work holds barriers for women

Oct 30, 2007
A new survey of females in finance finds it's difficult for women to advance working in hedge funds or private equity. Jill Barshay looks into why these fields get a bad rap.

Spending it all on a good scare

Oct 30, 2007
Halloween is go time for the haunted house industry, and keeping a big scare operation running can be costly. Scott Jagow talks to the owner of the "Bates Motel," a large-scale, farm-based spook attraction.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Jobs

'Do Not Call' ever again

Oct 30, 2007
The "Do Not Call" list that prevents telemarketers from dialing you will expire next year. But Congress might pass a bill that would make registration permanent. Alisa Roth has more.

Another Fed rate cut a possibility

Oct 30, 2007
Investors are hoping the Federal Reserve will announce another rate cut after it meets today. John Dimsdale reports the economy is in better shape, but a cut could still be possible.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Banks find a subprime silver lining

Oct 29, 2007
Commentator Tyler Cowen says American banks have managed to protect themselves from the subprime crisis even better than you might have imagined.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

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