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Fuzzy figures

Jan 4, 2006
Many companies listed in the S&P 500 factor company stock buybacks into quarterly earnings reports. The practice skews revenue reporting in the companies' favor, and as Bob Moon reports, it's completely legal.
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One more charge for Jeff Skilling

Jan 4, 2006
The Feds have found one more charge to levy against former Enron President Jeffrey Skilling -- deception over a stock sale. Prosecutors want to use Skilling's earlier testimony about his sale of company stock at his upcoming conspiracy trial. His attorneys want to keep it out. Janet Babin reports.
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M&A outlook

Jan 2, 2006
Corporate mergers and acquisitions hit record highs in 2005. Rachel Dornhelm looks at where they're headed in 2006.
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We made more. Or less. More or less...

Dec 30, 2005
2005 was a record year for financial restatements by public companies. Cheryl Glaser explains why.
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David Johnson's year in review

Dec 30, 2005
Host Tess Vigeland checks in with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the year on Wall Street, and the mythological Santa Claus Rally.
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Resurrecting Hilfiger

Dec 23, 2005
A private investment firm has agreed to buy the Tommy Hilfiger clothing company for $1.6 billion. Marketplace's Alisa Roth has more on what it may take to rehabilitate an ailing brand.
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Weekly Wall Street roundup with David Johnson

Dec 23, 2005
Host Kai Ryssdal checks in with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson to talk about the week on Wall Street.
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IPO-shy

Dec 22, 2005
Investor interest in IPOs has fallen considerably this year. Janet Babin looks at why.
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Counting those pennies

Dec 21, 2005
The season for year-end earnings results is just beginning, and Wall Street will mete out its usual accolades or punishments. Writer and commentator David Wells suggests a new way to avoid all that.
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Market overview

Dec 19, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan breaks down the stock market's five-year high with host Scott Jagow.
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