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The Labor Department is proposing a change to the rules governing eligibility for overtime pay. Jeffrey Brown reports.
Tom Bearden looks at the forces influencing the rise in natural gas prices and the effects of those increases.
Ted Robbins of KUAT Tucson reports on the expanding day labor industry and efforts to improve conditions for the temporary workforce.
Less than two weeks after the House passed a bill that would let U.S. consumers buy medicine at lower prices from Canada, Pfizer moved to prevent reimportation of its drugs.
U.S. consumers lost confidence in their financial prospects in July due to concerns about rising unemployment and a mild economic recovery, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.
The U.S. unemployment rate declined from 6.4 percent to 6.2 percent in July, but the economy lost 44,000 jobs and nearly half a million discouraged Americans stopped looking for work. In a report broadcast before the new numbers were released,…
U.S. authorities on Monday said J.P. Morgan Chase Co. and Citigroup Inc. agreed to pay a total of $300 million to settle allegations they helped Enron Corp., the failed energy services corporation, hide financial problems from its investors.
The Bush administration announced the 2003 federal budget deficit would be the highest in U.S. history: $450 billion. Experts discuss the causes of the growing deficit, including the war in Iraq, the tax cut and the weak economy.
Enron Corp. on Friday filed a reorganization plan that would allow the company to emerge from bankruptcy, but pay the majority of creditors only a small fraction of what they're owed.
Nobel prize-winning economist and Harvard Business School professor Robert Merton discusses the impact of technology giant Microsoft's decision to cancel its employee stock option program in the wake of a declining stock market.
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