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Holiday IPO rush

Dec 12, 2006
Wall Street's prepping for the winter holidays just like the rest of us and that means a last-minute IPO blitz while everyone's still around. Alisa Roth explains.
Posted In: Wall Street

Oil money flowing out of dollars

Dec 11, 2006
A report released today says foreign oil-producing companies concerned about extra U.S. scrutiny are replacing dollars with euros and yen. Sam Eaton takes a look at what that might mean for the greenback.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Looking only for results

Dec 11, 2006
At its headquarters, Best Buy is editing the word "schedule" from its vocabulary in a quest for worker satisfaction. Annie Baxter reports.
Posted In: Retail

Boss' new directive: More toys!

Dec 11, 2006
If you spend a full eight hours on the job every day, that adds up to a third of your life between college and retirement. For some companies that's way too long not to be having any fun. David Martin Davies reports.

Extended warranty trap

Dec 11, 2006
Retailers are always pushing those extended warranties when we buy electronics. Host Scott Jagow asks Consumer Reports' Todd Marks, is it worth the extra money?
Posted In: Retail, Science

Oil and the dollar

Dec 11, 2006
A report out today reveals that oil-producing countries have switched a lot of their holdings away from the dollar. Host Scott Jagow talks to Carola Hoyas of the Financial Times about what that means.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Farewell to the trading floor?

Dec 11, 2006
Members of the New York Board of Trade vote today on whether to merge with an online commodity trading company. The deal could signal the end of an era on Wall Street, Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

What holiday bonus?

Dec 8, 2006
Fewer workers are collecting holiday cash bonuses these days. Some folks will be treated to small token gifts -- so is that better than nothing? Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Jobs

A Goldilocks job report

Dec 8, 2006
Not too hot, not too cold. The economy added 132,000 new jobs in November — better than analysts expected but not without some downside risk. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

The perfect worker: Tall, thin, and he drinks!

Dec 8, 2006
Cash Peters tests the findings of recent studies on what types of employees companies are looking to hire.
Posted In: Jobs

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