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Gobbling GM stock

Oct 13, 2005
Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian's recent moves to acquire GM stock have many wondering what his strategy for the ailing automaker might be. Amy Scott reports.

Staking a stem cell claim

Oct 13, 2005
Most polls indicate broad support for stem cell research, but Washingtona€™s official stance is to restrict funding. Scott Tong reports that states are racing to fill the void.

NASDAQ dip

Oct 13, 2005
The tech-heavy NASDAQ dropped 23 points Wednesday for its lowest close in nearly five months. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.

The public's business: Greenspan's successor

Oct 12, 2005
Commentator Robert Reich says being a friend of President Bush isn't the best qualification for a new Fed chief.

Value-added outsourcing

Oct 12, 2005
Cutting costs isn't the only reason big corporations outsource job from the United States. Alisa Roth looks at the latest outsourcing trends.

iPod's latest move

Oct 12, 2005
Apple is set to unveil the latest version of the iPod today. As Ethan Lindsey reports, the company has consumers right where it wants them.

Tucking in around the wood stove

Oct 11, 2005
The high cost of energy is driving up sales of woodstoves even before the first hits. This is the first time the industry has seen such a surge in demand since 1979. Monica Brady Myerov reports.

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The Delphi effect

Oct 11, 2005
Michigan Radio's William Poorman looks at how Delphi's bankruptcy may impact former parent company GM.

Women in the Japanese workplace

Oct 11, 2005
As Japanese officials press for broad reforms in the country's economy, a profound shift is also starting to occur in Japan's tradition-bound corporate culture. From Tokyo, Shia Levitt has more.

When is tax reform hot?

Oct 11, 2005
President Bush's advisory panel on federal tax reform meets today to discuss changes to the tax code that actually might stir up some sparks. Scott Tong reports.