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Google set to conquer space

Apr 3, 2007
In a deal today with satellite provider EchoStar, Google announced it will be auctioning off ad space on the DISH Network — with prices based largely on what people actually watch.

Subprime's domino effect

Apr 3, 2007
A new report predicts the housing market will suffer greater fallout yet from the collapse of the subprime mortgage market. UCLA's Anderson Forecast says some non-subprime mortgages now appear unstable.
Posted In: Housing

A financial makeover for Tribune employees

Apr 2, 2007
The Tribune Company is comprised of 11 newspapers, 23 TV stations — and 20,000 employees. Jeff Tyler has the story on why the financing under new owner Sam Zell is making some workers nervous.

Celebrating a drug's return with caution

Apr 2, 2007
Ads for the drug Celebrex return tonight after a two-year absence, but the focus will be on the aspirin's potential dangers rather than its benefits. Helen Palmer reports on the product's marketing makeover.

Remembering Wall Street's original tycoons

Apr 2, 2007
Before there was Goldman Sachs or Morgan Stanley, there was Lazard Freres. Kai Ryssdal talks to author William Cohan on his book about the financial firm's legacy on Wall Street.
Posted In: Wall Street

Sloan Sessions: GM pensions done right

Apr 2, 2007
Newsweek's Allan Sloan says General Motors' plan to fund its worker pensions is performing so well, you might even argue it's subsidizing the rest of the company.
Posted In: Auto, Wall Street

Ohio helps homeowners avoid foreclosure

Apr 2, 2007
Faced with broad fallout from a weak economy and a widespread foreclosure crisis, Ohio is putting up state-backed bonds to provide a pool of refinancing money to help some struggling homeowners.
Posted In: Housing

Shopaholism linked to other urges

Mar 30, 2007
A new study says that if you're trying to curb your appetite for spending, you might be making yourself more vulnerable to other urges down the road. Tess Vigeland talks to professor and consumer researcher Ron Faber, who co-authored the study.

Define 'suspicious' activity

Mar 30, 2007
If you've ever had your credit card mysteriously shut down because the company wants to protect you against fraud, you'll know this can burn you. Tess Vigeland sits down with analyst Ted Crooks to talk about fraud and "suspicious" activity.

Straight Story: Long-term health care

Mar 30, 2007
This week, long-term health care insurance is in trouble. Chris looks at why and helps us find a solution.
Posted In: Economy

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