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Subprime hits the Armani set

Sarah Gardner | Oct 2, 2007
High-end retailers are holding off some of their orders on the approach of the holiday season, according to one report. Sarah Gardner reports they may be starting to feel the crunch.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Las Vegas loves Asians

| Oct 2, 2007
Las Vegas knows that 4 out of 5 of its high rollers come from Asia. And the casinos are increasingly more prepared to serve the specific needs of their best customers. Lenora Chu has the story.
Posted In: Investing, Retail

Will Court remain business-friendly?

John Dimsdale | Oct 1, 2007
In the past year, business interests have fared very well in the decisions handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court. Will that business-friendly record continue? John Dimsdale reports several cases will be putting that question to the test.
Posted In: Crime

Learning how capitalism works

Rico Gagliano | Oct 1, 2007
With South Korea becoming a rich, democratic nation, as many as 10,000 people from North Korea have risked crossing the border. Adapting to a capitalist society may be less dangerous but it's no less difficult. Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Retail

What crisis? ... Dow closes at new high

Bob Moon | Oct 1, 2007
For the first time since the credit crisis began, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged past the 14,000-point mark to a new closing high. Bob Moon talked with market strategist Art Hogan about what the stock market is thinking.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Radiohead lets buyers name their price

Lisa Napoli | Oct 1, 2007
CD music sales continue to decline. But the popular alternative British group Radiohead is trying something new. They're making a key change in their sales strategy. Lisa Napoli reports.

Idea for Starbucks: Teens on Beans

| Oct 1, 2007
Starbucks is now a "family destination," or so the company says. It might soon be brewing up menu items targeted directly to kids and teens. Commentator Tim Bedore worries that insufferable adolescents might overrun his coffeehouse.
Posted In: Retail

Money, Values and Your Children

Chris Farrell | Oct 1, 2007
I'll be participating in a panel on Kids, Values and Money tomorrow. If you're in town, I hope to see you. I haven't quite figured out how to get...

Subway's kosher outlets are on a roll

Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 1, 2007
The Subway chain is trying to sandwich in some new growth to its 21,000 locations. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes a look at a kosher Subway that has opened right here in Los Angeles.
Posted In: Retail

Nokia gets on the maps

Jill Barshay | Oct 1, 2007
Finnish cellular giant Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, is apparently navigating its way into the future with the purchase of Navteq, the digital mapping company. Jill Barshay reports.