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OPEC split on crude decision

Sep 11, 2007
OPEC members are in Vienna today to consider pumping more crude oil onto the world market to bring down prices. But some members say increasing supply isn't necessary. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Retail

Toy companies getting testy

Sep 10, 2007
Disney and Toys "R" Us are among the companies hiring engineers to test toys at random from off the shelves. This will add a layer of security -- and most likely a layer of cost. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Retail

No credit doesn't mean no buyouts

Sep 10, 2007
Private equity may be out of business for a while since it can't get access to credit, but Allan Sloan says that won't stop the buyouts on Wall Street.

Global economy, oil prices part ways

Sep 8, 2007
They usually travel in the same general direction, but recently there've been signs that the economy's going south, while oil flirts with record highs. Oh and gas prices are probably headed back up too. Stephen Beard tells us what's going on.
Posted In: Economy

Getting the wrong kind of closure

Sep 8, 2007
The news keeps getting worse for many American homeowners. New data shows that the rate of home loans in foreclosure has hit a record high for the third quarter in a row. And there's no end in sight, Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Movies on a train

Sep 8, 2007
Some early morning commuters have to find creative ways to fill their time on the ride. Mark Goldschmidt started watching movies on his hour-plus ride into New York City, and soon he wasn't alone...
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

Volkswagen leaving Detroit in the rust

Sep 8, 2007
VW is moving its American headquarters to Virginia. The move by Europe's biggest carmaker is a further blow to Detroit, which has suffered big job losses in the auto industry which once fueled it. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Auto

Big changes at the top for Chrysler

Sep 7, 2007
Cerberus, the private equity group that bought Chrysler, has hired some big-name talent to lead the automotive company. Kai Ryssdal talks with the New York Times' Micheline Maynard about the automaker's high-level changes.
Posted In: Auto

Job figures could help trigger rate cut

Sep 7, 2007
The Labor Department reported today that the employment market lost ground for the first time in four years. The news shocked many analysts, and it could give the Fed some added cover to cut interest rates. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Wall Street

Buzzword: LIBOR

Sep 7, 2007
This week, the LIBOR rose to a six-year high. And if you have an adjustable-rate mortgage, you know that's not a good thing.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

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