Renita Jablonski

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Does this car make me look fat?

Sep 11, 2009
General Motors is starting a new promotion on Monday that will let you return your car or truck within 31-60 days for a full refund if you don't like it. So we wondered what some people's excuses would be.

The business of Michael Jackson

Jun 26, 2009
The late Michael Jackson sold more than 61 million albums in the U.S., but died $400 million in debt. Renita Jablonski talks to Mark Sutherland, global editor of Billboard Magazine, about Jackson's business deals and the response from fans in…

Leaks helped ease stress test results

May 8, 2009
News about stress tests have been leaking all week. Edward Hadas of financial Web site Breaking Views tells Renita Jablonski how that's helped markets, and why rallies give banks hope for raising the needed $75 billion.

Job interview? Here's what not to do

May 8, 2009
It's more important than ever to nail a job interview, and Seattle resident Steiner Skipsness wants to help. On his Web site, he has videos of fake interviews he's conducted with outrageous results. Renita Jablonski takes a look.

Japan pragmatic on new stimulus

Apr 10, 2009
Japan has unveiled a stimulus package that calls for $150 billion in government spending. Renita Jablonski talks to Asian studies professor Jeff Kingston about goals for the stimulus and how it will be funded.

Are the days of Web freeloading over?

Apr 8, 2009
Kodak, one of the major online photo repositories, will soon start charging user fees at the risk of photo deletion. Are Web fees for formerly free sites becoming the norm? Renita Jablonski talks to LA Times business columnist David Lazarus.

ER lives through TV history

Apr 3, 2009
Throughout ER's 15-season run, television has undergone a transformation in both its technology and viewership. Renita Jablonski talks to Variety's Stuart Levine about how the TV landscape has changed since the show's inception.

Job losses could peak early 2010

Apr 3, 2009
U.S. job losses came to 663,000 last month, hitting the highest unemployment rate since 1983. Standard & Poor's economist Beth Ann Bovino tells Renita Jablonski the numbers were stronger than expected, but better numbers are on the horizon.

How H-1B workers affect U.S. jobs

Apr 1, 2009
There's been severe political backlash this year against highly-skilled foreign workers due in part to legislation surrounding the financial crisis. Renita Jablonski talks to Professor Robert Kennedy, who covers globalization in his new book.

If you're worried, follow the money

Mar 30, 2009
There are more than a dozen programs involving subsidies of billions of dollars from taxpayers to Wall Street. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan tells Renita Jablonski where concerned people should be focusing their attention.