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Episode Description 

A great future in plastics

Ever wonder what happens to plastic grocery bags once you stuff them into the recycling bin at the store? Jule Gardner has the answer.

It's all about job security

Commentator and airline pilot Jonathan Hobbs says employee loyalty can sometimes pay off.

Bankruptcy reform one year later

It's been a year since new rules made it harder for individuals to wipe out their debts by filing for bankruptcy. Jeff Tyler has this update on how it's working.

Gap tries on shoe business

The struggling clothing retailer is testing out Piperlime.com, a website with a stylish selection of shoes hand-picked by Gap staff. Dan Grech reports.

Tech industry shedding jobs

Companies are slashing tech jobs at the highest rate in months, a new report shows. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at whether the trend will continue.
Posted In: Science

Boomers keep on working

A new report finds nearly one in four Baby Boomers doubt they'll ever stop working. Diantha Parker reports.

An Intel turnaround?

Analysts will be looking at today's third quarter earnings report for signs that the Intel's restructuring plans are starting to bear fruit. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Wall Street