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Investing in pricey violins

May 15, 2006
A 299-year-old Stradivarius is expected to fetch $2 million on the auction block Tuesday. Is a violin really a good investment? Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Investing

It's ad blitz week

May 15, 2006
TV networks are trying to sell their new fall lineups to companies this week. But at least one of the country's biggest advertisers has pulled out of the early buy and that could be a sign of things to come. Janet Babin reports.

Most disabled Americans are paid lower wages

May 12, 2006
The US Census Bureau is reporting today that half of all disabled Americans hold jobs, but they are more likely to have lower incomes and lack health insurance. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

An open letter to graduates

May 12, 2006
Summer's here, and the time is right for new college grads to try and figure out what the heck they're supposed to do now. Forbes.com's Liz Moyer offers a few tips.
Posted In: Jobs

Money Matters: Insurance blunders

May 12, 2006
It's tough enough negotiating the health insurance maze without making easily avoidable mistakes. Consumer Reports senior editor Amanda Walker tells Kai about the common ways patients injure themselves...financially speaking.

Almost Blu-Ray

May 12, 2006
This week, Sony unveiled its forthcoming PlayStation 3 video game console. Among its features: a Hi-Definition DVD technology called "Blu-Ray." Kai chats with CNET.com's Brian Cooley about competing Hi-Def formats and asks: Which one's VHS, and which is Beta?

Living on the edge

May 12, 2006
Millions of workers don't get health benefits from their employers, and don't qualify for government benefits. What are their insurance options? Alisa Roth talks with folks who shop for individual plans -- and some who are trying to live without.

Recycling chic

May 12, 2006
A pair of London entrepreneurs are taking old clothes and turning them into new styles — and profits. Rachel Louise Snyder reports.
Posted In: Canada

Canadian pharmacies make a comeback

May 12, 2006
With the new Medicare drug benefit enrollment deadline fast approaching, Canadian pharmacies are trying to convince American seniors it's still cheaper to buy north of the border. Steve McNalley reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health, Washington

Kicking MySpace out of school

May 12, 2006
The hugely popular social networking Web site MySpace has caught the attention of advertisers. But a lot of young people use it and that could get the attention of Congress. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science, Washington

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