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What If?

Chris Farrell | Sep 27, 2007
Jim Paulson, head of Wells Capital Management, is always thoughtful. He's been thinking about something I've been wondering about the past few days...

T-minus 2

Tess Vigeland | Sep 27, 2007
Another day without trash....

A financial lesson from Yale

Jeremy Hobson | Sep 27, 2007
The turbulent economy has nothing on Yale. This past fiscal year, the institution's endowment grew 28 percent. Jeremy Hobson has more.
Posted In: Education

David Swensen's A+ at Yale

Chris Farrell | Sep 27, 2007
Who said, "Individual investors lose. Mutual fund managers win." Consumer advocate Ralph Nader? Crusading New York State attorney general Eliott...

Tamper-proof prescriptions held up

John Dimsdale | Sep 27, 2007
October 1st was supposed to be the day doctors had to start using tamper-proof paper for Medicaid prescriptions, but Congress gave them a reprieve. John Dimsdale explains why.
Posted In: Health

Investors out, students in

| Sep 27, 2007
Investors want out of the $25 billion deal with Sallie Mae. So the money is going to be redirected -- to the students. Marketplace's Renita Jablonski has details.
Posted In: Education

Wal-Mart will cash your checks, too

| Sep 27, 2007
With so many people too poor of credit to have a bank account, high-fee check-cashing services are a lucrative business. And Mhari Saito reports that Wal-Mart also wants a piece of that action.

Boeing's 787 makes clean sweep

Stephen Beard | Sep 27, 2007
British Airways has made it's biggest aircraft order in nearly a decade, including two dozen Boeing 787 Dreamliners with an option for 18 more. Stephen Beard reports that Boeing got the better end of the deal.
Posted In: Travel

Not all CDs are created equal

Jill Barshay | Sep 27, 2007
The rates on savings certificates of deposits may be dropping, but some banks will still offer a rate higher than average. Jill Barshay has more.
Posted In: Investing

A click away from world domination?

Steve Henn | Sep 27, 2007
Privacy advocates are seeing red flags around the proposed Google-DoubleClick merger. It would have more personal information than any company in the world -- not to mention it's an advertiser. Steve Henn reports.