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Jet-lag and deadlines

Jan 7, 2006
This is my third trip to China in four months, and if I've come to understand anything about this fascinating, enormous, staggering country, it's...

Unemployment in 2005

Jan 6, 2006
Business editor Cheryl Glaser takes a look at what the government's year-end unemployment stats are likely to say when they come out today, and what they could portend for 2006.

The Job Files: Pharmacist

Jan 6, 2006
In this installment of the Job Files, we check in with pharmacist Steve Kaufman.

Cloning scandal fallout

Jan 6, 2006
Repercussions from the South Korean cloning scandal continue to reverberate. This week, Science magazine announced a rare retraction of an article authored by the researcher at the heart of the scandal. Helen Palmer looks at whether the scandal has cooled investor enthusiasm for life sciences ventures.

Preschool teacher pay

Jan 6, 2006
Work and Family correspondent Sarah Gardner looks at why preschool teachers, on average, make less money than animal trainers.

The cusp of innovation

Jan 5, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell discuss how investors can spot companies on the cusp of innovation with host Scott Jagow.

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Automaker woes

Jan 5, 2006
Business Editor Cheryl Glaser looks at the recent round of auto sales figures out of Detroit.

Whole Foods

Jan 5, 2006
The specialty grocer is riding high with its inclusion in the S&P 500, but as Alex Cohen reports, it shouldn't rest on its laurels.

Monsanto suit

Jan 5, 2006
In a novel legal move, 500 GE workers have sued Monsanto for injuries they claim resulted from use of Monsanto products while working for GE. Janet Babin has more.