New home sales numbers for July come out this morning and most analysts expect bad news as problems in the mortgage industry continue to leave builders with fewer and fewer potential home buyers. And the worst is still to come, Steve Henn reports.
More than a million job seekers will be getting a letter from Monster.com soon letting them know hackers have stolen their personal information. The theft comes at a rough time for the job site, Amy Scott reports.
Visa delays, an unpopular war and an immigration crackdown have made America a less appealing destination for international students, and that could be bad for the U.S. economy down the road. Dan Grech explains.
If you haven't been paying attention to something called Second Life, you could be missing out. It's the virtual home to a whole new economy that can generate very real revenue. We asked Edward Castronova how companies can benefit.
Federal regulators are finally doing something about inaccuracies in the $22 billion vitamin and herbal supplement industry. New quality standards start today, but consumers shouldn't expect to see change right away. Jill Barshay explains.
The Toronto Film Festival gets underway in two weeks, unofficially signaling the transition at the box office from summer blockbusters to Academy Awards hopefuls. Variety's Mike Speier tells us what that's all about.
The New York Mercantile Exchange is looking for merger partner and it has a lot to offer potential mates. NYMEX stock has been rising by leaps and bounds since it went public late last year. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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