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Take note of Treasuries

Mar 7, 2006
The yield on 10-year treasury notes has reached its highest level in almost two years. Why care? Those yields play into everything from inflation to how much you pay for your mortgage. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Wall Street

Corporate philanthropy

Mar 7, 2006
Commentator Matthew Bishop looks at the motives besides altruism for corporations' charitable donations.
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The new NYSE

Mar 7, 2006
The New York Stock Exchange's 213-year run as a member-owned enterprise comes to an end today with completion of its merger with the electronic exchange Archipelago Holdings. Alisa Roth reports.
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Retirees oppose GM/UAW deal

Mar 7, 2006
More than 1200 retired GM autoworkers have lodged formal complaints against a deal between the automaker and the United Auto Workers to require pensioners to pay more for their healthcare. A federal hearing into the matter concludes today and Judge Robert Cleland has until April 1 to approve or reject the deal. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Allan Sloan on the ports dilemma

Mar 6, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan tells host Scott Jagow his simple solution to the flap over Dubai Ports World.
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The Week on Wall Street

Feb 24, 2006
Time for our regular end of week check-in with stock broker David Johnson.
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Wall Street Journal restructuring

Feb 23, 2006
While print publications and the Internet seem like two media at odds, Dow Jones doesn't think so. It's announced it will be joining the print and online versions of the Wall Street Journal into one business unit. Curt Nickisch has more.
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Wal-Mart earnings

Feb 21, 2006
The world's largest retailer posts its 4th quarter earnings today. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports that they're expected to be below what analysts had hoped.
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Bullish on fun financial metaphors

Feb 20, 2006
Sure, we know the Dow doesn't really flirt with 11,000. But what harm is there in having a little fun when we do the numbers? Scott Tong reports on the pitfalls of metaphor.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

The city of brotherly love... and money

Feb 20, 2006
In his book "The First Wall Street," Robert Wright notes that in colonial days, Philadelphia was home to the nation's treasury, its first stock exchange, and some big insurance companies. Cheryl Glaser talks to him about what made the city so attractive to financial types.
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