U.S. companies are increasingly relying on China and other booming economies to grow, with some companies seeing increased earnings only because of their sales abroad. Nancy Marshall Genzer asks how long this will last.
Labor Day marks the official end of blockbuster summer movie season. Now comes the dry spell as audiences await the Oscar warm-up. But cinema chains have come up with unusual ways to put empty theaters to use. Rico Gagliano reports.
The American auto industry's economic woes have spread to England. Toyota will be the first major car maker in that country to scale back output. As Stephen Beard reports, it's a sign the slowing European economy is taking its toll.
Today is the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest hurricanes in American history. Scott Jagow marks the occasion by getting back to a New Orleans business owner we talked to a few months after the hurricane.
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