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Key to newspapers' survival? Read further

Mar 28, 2007
The Poynter Institute released a study today all about how people read newspapers. And it may explain why many papers are getting a makeover. Lyn Millner reports.

Bigger hit expected from housing market woes

Mar 27, 2007
Some analysts are now saying publicly what others have been thinking: There's got to be a wider economic impact before the housing slump is over. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

New home sales face bad weather

Mar 26, 2007
New home sales fell in the first quarter, according to the Commerce Department. But as Janet Babin reports, in order to understand the housing market, there's a bigger picture to consider.
Posted In: Housing

Citigroup to cut costs by cutting jobs

Mar 26, 2007
To increase profits, Citigroup is reportedly planning to cut 15,000 jobs. Analysts say this is a much-needed step by the company to become more efficient. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Jobs

A work of art on the road

Mar 26, 2007
While auto makers are having trouble selling their cars, the Ferrari has the unique problem of having too many customers to satisfy. Kai Ryssdal explores the problem in a Ferrari 599 with car critic Dan Neil.
Posted In: Retail

Sloan Sessions: Blackstone IPO

Mar 26, 2007
Newsweek's Allan Sloan says the private equity superstars at The Blackstone Group only stand to win when the company goes public, but the outcome isn't so clear for investors who want to buy in.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Home for sale by YouTube

Mar 26, 2007
Realtors and sellers have discovered online video sites as a powerful new tool in a housing market that's increasingly friendly to buyers — and it's a trend that's saving everyone time.
Posted In: Housing, Science

Senate considers union bill

Mar 26, 2007
The Employee Free Choice Act is designed to make it easier for workers to form unions. It's already passed the House but faces the threat of a filibuster in the Senate.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Maxed out on plastic

Mar 23, 2007
The country's war with credit card debt rages on. A new documentary called "Maxed Out" takes an in-depth look at our nasty credit addiction. Tess Vigeland talks plastic with director James Scurlock.

Day in the Work Life: Fly me to the moon

Mar 23, 2007
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we take to the skies with a pilot.
Posted In: Jobs