Merrill Lynch CEO Stan O'Neal faces a probable resignation this morning after the company's biggest quarterly profit lose in its 93-year history. But Steve Henn reports he's not going to walk away empty-handed.
There are nearly a billion people on the continent of Africa, and only 4 percent of the population has Internet access. But some companies connect web access with new market potential and job creation. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Emirates, one of the fastest-growing airlines in the world, is planning to list itself on Dubai's stock market. Stephen Beard reports that this gives a boost to Dubai's fledgling exchange, which is building itself as a global presence.
Mercedes is taking its "Smart For Two" vehicle out for a test drive -- from Stanford University to Apple headquarters to the home base of Google. Jill Barshay reports why the automaker is targeting "cool geeks."
Wall Street and the Treasury are teaming up on a superfund to buy back the bad investments from big banks to bail them out. Should they be doing that? Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan talks to Scott Jagow.
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