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Many people are furious over the rich pay packages enjoyed by corporate executives. But some are also upset that the government has capped pay for some of them. Commentator Susan Lee says the pay czar is doing what shareholders should be able to do.
The company that bought the rights to the "Terminator" film franchise just two years ago is bankrupt. So it's auctioning off those rights. Is anyone still interested? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Ford Motor Co. says it earned almost a billion dollars in the third quarter -- a big profit considering it lost more than $150 million this time last year. Alisa Roth reports on how the company did it.
Under the current health care bills in Congress, people not insured through an employer could shop for coverage in health insurance exchanges. Joel Rose explains how the exchanges would work in our latest installment of "The Cure."
Goldman Sachs is looking for a way to slim down its tax bill, and it's considering buying unused tax credits from Fannie Mae. But it doesn't want to pay full price, so taxpayers would make up the difference. Steve Henn reports.
A bad day at home or a bad impression can lead to emotionally-influenced decisions at work and in business. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely explains feelings, nothing more than feelings, to host Kai Ryssdal.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is widely expected to win a third term in Tuesday's election. So why will he have spent as much as $140 million on the race? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Marketplace for Monday, November 2, 2009