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Native American tribes that run casinos are expanding to new ventures as changing markets affect gaming. Now tribal portfolios are incorporating everything from malls to chocolate factories. Brian Bull reports.
In the last few weeks, AIG, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have all bounced big time -- and taxpayers are big investors in all three. But Amy Scott tells us why it might not be a good idea to invest even though these seem like hot stocks.
Economist Betsey Stevenson isn't your typical wedding guest. While most ceremony attendees are thinking love and romance, she's listening for the contract in the vows. She explains why searching for a partner is like searching for a job.
Many people are out of work or under-employed because of the recession, so you might think they'd use their free time to volunteer. Not so -- a new report out today shows that Americans are donating less of their time. Jeff Tyler reports.
The Federal Reserve Board is trying to head off a court order to reveal, by the end of the month, which banks accepted trillions of dollars worth of emergency loans from the Fed to stay afloat. John Dimsdale reports
Competition among big drug store chains has gotten so fierce that no market is off limits. One regional pharmacy chain is looking to stand out by adding services for the terminally ill. Joel Rose reports.
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