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Burger King goes public

Feb 1, 2006
Burger King stock will be publicly offered for the first time in the chain's history. Burger King is one of the top three burger chains in the country, but it's the only one never to be traded publicly. Amy Scott takes a closer look.
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Trimming back the hedge funds

Feb 1, 2006
New SEC guidelines are set to go into effect today regulating accounting and disclosure practices at hedge funds. Amy Scott has more.
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The Bank of eBay?

Feb 1, 2006
Think eBay is just an online auction site? Think again. It also happens to be a money-market manager with assets of $500 million, thanks its PayPal electronic payment service. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, the eBay money market fund pays one of the highest yields in the industry.
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Google stock

Feb 1, 2006
Google's been an investment darling for some time now. But last night, Wall Street got a bit frugal on the company. Scott Tong reports.
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Hedge fund dropouts

Jan 31, 2006
You've probably heard about hedge funds. They're basically fancy mutual funds for rich people and institutions. Not long ago, anybody with a Bloomberg terminal and a couple wealthy friends could start one. Many left traditional jobs on Wall Street for the promise of spectacular profits. But some say the glory days may be drawing to an end. And many who struck out on their own are now returning to the fold. Amy Scott reports.
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KBR IPO

Jan 27, 2006
Halliburton said today that it plans to spin off a stake of its KBR unit, which is the largest US contractor in Iraq. But KBR isn't as profitable as many of Halliburton's other businesses. John Dimsdale looks into whether the deal makes sense.
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The week on Wall Street

Jan 27, 2006
David Johnson's on vacation, but economist Chris Low from First Tennessee Bank is on hand to tell host Kai Ryssdal about the week that was on Wall Street.
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Chipotle IPO

Jan 26, 2006
Shares of fast-food chain Chipotle doubled today after its IPO. But even though Chiptole's debuting on the markets, the company remains under the control of its corporate parent, McDonald's. Tess Vigeland finds out why the Golden Arches is cutting part of Chipotle loose.
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Mergers and layoffs

Jan 24, 2006
Think outsourcing is the number one cause of layoffs in the tech industry? Guess again. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, the real culprit is all those corporate mergers.
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Merger disclosure

Jan 24, 2006
Commentator David Wells argues that the SEC needs to require merging companies to disclose more information about the deals.
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