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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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Brokerage partying

Jan 24, 2006
"Dwarf tossing" competitions and racy bachelor parties -- sounds like fraternity entertainment at David Lynch U. But Amy Scott reports, it's happening at Wall Street brokerages, and regulators want it to stop.
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Lessons from Enron

Jan 23, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street Editor Allan Sloan tells host Scott Jagow the biggest lesson from the Enron debacle isn't the dangers of corporate corruption; it's the need to protect employees and their 401(k)s.
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The reliability of computerized exchanges

Jan 20, 2006
While the NASDAQ and the Japanese stock market attempt to sort out the computer glitches that have disrupted trading recently, some market watchers are starting to question the headlong rush to computerized trading. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

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