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A tall cold drink of capitalism

Oct 24, 2005
Writer and commentator John Steele Gordon says capitalism may as the worst form of government ever tried (with the exception of all the others). And it'll have more staying power than a bottle of water.

If you can make it there

Oct 24, 2005
Editors at <em>Inc. Magazine</em> and rate New York the 184th-best place to set up and operate a business. What can be done — and who's finding a way to make it pay? Bob Moon reports.

Vietnam eyes China's model

Oct 24, 2005
On Monday, Vietnam raise is cap on foreign ownership of domestic companies — a sign that the nation is eager to follow China's model of economic development. Jocelyn Ford reports.

Earnings report card

Oct 24, 2005
The earnings season is more than half way through, but already the lessons of the third quarter are clear. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Google keeps on searching

Oct 21, 2005
The search engine giant posted better than expected third quarter earnings yesterday and touched off a stock buying frenzy after the market closed. Ethan Lindsay reports.

Chris Farrell on earnings

Oct 20, 2005
Finance Expert Chris Farrell talks to host Scott Jagow about how much faith investors should put in earnings forecasts.

Goodbye rabbit ears

Oct 20, 2005
Today the Senate Commerce Committee is expected to take up legislation that would move network TV transmissions from analog to digital. Amy Scott reports.

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Debt is bad, but that's not all

Oct 20, 2005
New York Fed President Timothy Geithner warned Wednesday that America's budget deficit could hamper future economic growth. But Stacey Vanek Smith reports that there's more to the story.

Wilma heads for orange groves

Oct 20, 2005
With Wilma expected to slam South Florida this weekend, Ashley Milne-Tyte checks in with the state's citrus industry, which was hard hit by last year's hurricane season.

Hospitalizing the arts

Oct 19, 2005
Millions of Americans go without health insurance — self-employed artists are frequently among that number. One New York hospital has come up with a creative way to reach out to them. Jessica Mador has our story.