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Guidant wants its shotgun wedding

Nov 7, 2005
Medical manufacturer Guidant is suing Johnson & Johnson, saying they should complete an agreed $25.4 billion takeover. Helen Palmer reports that J&J's foot dragging may be a bargaining tactic.
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30-year bonds

Nov 7, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street Editor Allan Sloan talks to host Scott Jagow about the costs and benefits of 30-year Treasury bills.
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Municipal bonds in New Orleans

Nov 7, 2005
Aaron Pressman of Business Week discusses the fate of municipal bonds in parishes and municipalities devastated by Katrina.
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Settlements for Biased Advice

Nov 3, 2005
The administrator of a $440 million restitution fund set up in the wake of a landmark Wall Street settlement for tainted and biased analyst research reports a high number of claims. Amy Scott has more.
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Hedge Funds Drop

Nov 3, 2005
Investments in hedge funds have dropped while the purchase of junk bonds has increased. What's going on? Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
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Who's afraid of the big bad Fed?

Oct 31, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan tells Scott Jagow that the Federal Reserve really isn't as powerful as people think it is.
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GDP says... people are still shopping

Oct 28, 2005
The GDP was up a healthy 3.8 percent in the third quarter. Go figure. Bob Moon looks at why the hurricanes don't appear to have dented the economy.
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Johnson: It's all about Hurricane Harriet

Oct 28, 2005
With all that's going on this week, what development does Dallas stockbroker David Johnson think will affect Wall Street most? That Supreme Court nomination shake-up. Kai Ryssdal talks to David.
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Local shops take the pulse of Wall Street

Oct 28, 2005
How do you take the pulse of Wall Street? How about a stroll around the Stock Exchange's neighborhood? WNYC's Fred Mogul visits the small businesses that may just feel the pulse of the markets on their cash registers.
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U.S. Investors Look to Mutual Funds Overseas

Oct 28, 2005
International and foreign stock funds are attracting more U.S. investors than the domestic variety, a new report shows. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at what's behind the trend.
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