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The Week Ahead

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Fast Food

With grocery prices on the rise, fast-food restaurants are beefing up prices on their dollar menus, raking in extra profits. First-quarter earnings at these chains are expected to show slight upticks compared with the same period last year.

 

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Fleecing Flyers

It's becoming commonplace for airlines to charge passengers for a little extra legroom--in addition to the fees for checked bags and peanuts

Debate Room

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Police Those Credit Cards

The U.S. should regulate the industry to protect consumers from sudden rate increases such as those recently imposed by Bank of America, which more than doubled rates for certain cardholders. Pro or con?

 

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IN: Inside Innovation

Smart ideas for tough times, plus the World's 25 Most Innovative Companies

Where Pandit Is Taking Citi

Citigroup's new chief executive embraces the do-it-all strategy, rejecting calls for a breakup

Samsung Under Siege

Allegations of governance abuses help shed light on how the founding family maintains its grip on the conglomerate

IN YOUR FACE: ABOUT THAT IPHONE SHORTAGE

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Reader Murphy Mac Writes:

"We need a new term for the iPhone's touch screen to differentiate it from the 'touch screens' Verizon and Sprint are putting out -- it's really not the same thing."

 

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Jeff Immelt on the Nasty Surprise at GE

General Electric's CEO talks about disappointing investors, bridging the 'credibility gap,' and investing in the Beijing Olympics