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Credit market ills go beyond subprime

Jul 30, 2007
American Home Mortgage was the latest victim of a smarting subprime mortgage market. And as Amy Scott reports, the company doesn't even make subprime loans.
Posted In: Housing

Printers concerned over Adobe deal

Jul 30, 2007
Adobe's partnership with FedEx Kinko's will allow users to send their documents directly to FedEx Kinko's for printing and delivery. Some in the printing industry are worried about the deal. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Retail

A brand is worth...

Jul 30, 2007
BusinessWeek has come out with its annual list of the top 100 brands and Coca-Cola is tops again. Reporter Burt Helm tells us how brands are valued for the rankings and what it takes to make or break a brand.

Can't be any worse, can it Wall Street?

Jul 30, 2007
Markets around the world have managed to regain their footing following last week's tumble, but they'll be watching Wall Street closely today for warning signs of bigger trouble, says Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Wall Street

GM driving hybrid SUVs to market

Jul 30, 2007
The new hybrid Tahoe and GMC Yukons go on sale later this year, and some analysts say collectively they could save more fuel than all those passenger car hybrids. Janet Babin has details.
Posted In: Auto

Carmakers want watered down CAFE

Jul 30, 2007
Congress is racing full-speed ahead towards tougher fuel economy standards by 2020 or sooner, but the auto industry is lobbying hard to put the breaks on. Jeremy Hobson has more.
Posted In: Auto, Washington

One regulatory body over all

Jul 30, 2007
Two stock-market policers joined forces today. NASD and NYSE regulators decided not to hyphenate and picked a new name instead: FINRA. Jill Barshay tells us what it all means.
Posted In: Wall Street

Straight Story: Weak-dollar worries

Jul 27, 2007
The value of the dollar continues to plunge abroad. But economics editor Chris Farrell says so long as inflation remains contained at home, we shouldn't worry about a weakening dollar overseas.
Posted In: Economy

Summer School: GDP

Jul 27, 2007
To understand how to look at the Gross Domestic Product, think of different economic factors as ingredients in a stew. We get a cooking lesson from economist Diane Swonk.
Posted In: Economy

Buzzword: Open access

Jul 27, 2007
Some think the airwaves should be more accessible for public use. Big wireless phone companies see it differently.

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