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BP to sell off convenience stores

Nov 16, 2007
British Petroleum announces a two-year plan to sell off all 700 of its AM/PM stores to franchisees. Nearly 10,000 eployees will lose their BP jobs. Stephen Beard reports from London.
Posted In: Jobs

Global reach of U.S. subprime slump

Nov 16, 2007
The ripple effects of the American subprime crisis is the big topic at the G-20 economic summit in South Africa, but no one's sure just yet how it might affect global markets. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Posted In: Economy

Afghan business group eyes fruitful talk

Nov 15, 2007
The Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce is trying to increase foreign investment in Afghanistan. They're not having much luck while the shooting's still going on, but they've got some ideas they're working on. Paul Brandus reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

House bill targets subprime lending

Nov 15, 2007
In an effort to make sure the subprime mortgage meltdown doesn't happen again, the House was set to vote today on a bill that would lay down rules for lending. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Housing

The splurge is over, folks

Nov 14, 2007
With home prices dropping, the dollar sliding and consumer confidence way down, commentator Robert Reich says it isn't just banks that are feeling the pinch.
Posted In: Economy

A little informational exuberance

Nov 14, 2007
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the central bank is going to start being more open with its economic prognostications. Marketplace's Bob Moon takes a look at what's behind the announcement with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Giving giants a green makeover

Nov 14, 2007
The LA Auto Show previews to the media today with an emphasis on big, green vehicles. Renita Jablonski tells us how GM is trying to sell a Cadillac Escalade without the guilt, and what Chrysler is using as competition.
Posted In: Auto

Rags to riches still a fairy tale

Nov 13, 2007
A report out says most people are making more money than their parents did. But it also says despite making more money, a lot of them still go from being poor children to poor adults. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.

Anyone for a free Wall Street Journal?

Nov 13, 2007
Rupert Murdoch's plans for the Wall Street Journal include spreading the publication to the far corners of the world. Stephen Beard reports he's working towards that goal by making subscriptions to the WSJ website free.
Posted In: Wall Street

FCC to make Sirius decision

Nov 13, 2007
The Federal Communications Commission is trying to decide if the XM-Sirius satellite radio merger would be harmful to consumers. But Lisa Napoli explains why the FCC will probably approve the deal.
Posted In: Wall Street

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