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Are you working or worrying about your kids?

Dec 4, 2006
Probably both, says a new study. And that's costing American businesses a lot of money. Hillary Wicai explains.

Weak dollar fallout

Dec 4, 2006
The dollar was trading at a 20-month low against the euro this morning. So you'll shell out some serious dough on your next European vacation, but what else does a dropping dollar mean? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy

Straight Story: Private push

Dec 1, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, public companies want to go private. Chris says follow the money.

Enron's historic crash

Dec 1, 2006
This week in 2001, one of the biggest corporate scandals in U.S. history was launched. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back to the energy giant's precipitous fall.
Posted In: Wall Street

Week on Wall Street

Dec 1, 2006
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

Private equity wants to do-it-themselves

Dec 1, 2006
Two private equity firms are reportedly considering a bid of $100 billion for home improvement retailer Home Depot. No matter that its stock has fallen 15 percent over two years.
Posted In: Wall Street

Enron's historic crash

Dec 1, 2006
This week in 2001, one of the biggest corporate scandals in U.S. history was launched. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back to the energy giant's precipitous fall.

Dollar takes a pounding

Nov 30, 2006
The U.S. dollar has fallen to a 14-year low against the British pound — and wouldn't you know it, housing is a culprit. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

'Paulson Group' releases findings

Nov 30, 2006
The group of business leaders and academics released a report this morning. It says post-Enron regulations are hiking the cost of doing business in the U.S. and hurting American competitiveness. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Jobs aboard

Nov 30, 2006
Looking for a career that pays pretty well and keeps you moving? The railroad business is looking for you. Brian Watt has details.
Posted In: Jobs

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