Google executives spent the weekend calling Yahoo and other companies to try to find an alternative to a Microsoft buyout. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports Yahoo's reaction and why Google is concerned over the deal.
We've been hearing a lot of news about the trouble with bond insurers like MBIA and Ambac. But why is bond insurance even important? Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan debunks the mystery with Scott Jagow.
Senator John McCain is now in the position as frontrunner for the GOP. But can his stand behind Reagan-inspired, tax-cutting economics make for strong policy in 2008? Jeremy Hobson explores McCain's history.
A report out from France's finance ministry identified several flaws in SocGen's risk management and warning signals the bank should have seen. Stephen Beard tells us what signs SocGen should have spotted before the scandal.
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