May 2, 2006

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Puerto Rico runs out of dolares

May 2, 2006
The US Commonwealth shut down all non-essential government services, including schools, Monday after lawmakers failed to reach a budget deal. Dan Grech looks at what's next for the island territory.

Auto dealers bring back incentives

May 2, 2006
You might think high gas prices would discourage people from buying new cars. But automakers today are expected to report a boost in sales for April. Dan Grech reports on how dealers are revving up demand.

The Sloan Sessions: Russia's oil

May 2, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan talks to host Scott Jagow about plans by Russia's state-owned oil company to offer publicly traded shares.

Fed rosy on inflation?

May 2, 2006
With the economy rocketing along, is the Federal Reserve worried about inflation again? It depends on which Fed members you ask. John Dimsdale reports.

Uncle Sam wants you

May 2, 2006
Up to 40% of the federal workforce is expected to retire over the next 10 years, according to figures released Monday. As Cheryl Glaser reports, the government is going to have to change if it wants to attract and retain…

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