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Oil money flowing out of dollars

Sam Eaton | Dec 11, 2006
A report released today says foreign oil-producing companies concerned about extra U.S. scrutiny are replacing dollars with euros and yen. Sam Eaton takes a look at what that might mean for the greenback.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Shell reportedly turns over control to Gazprom

Stephen Beard | Dec 11, 2006
There are reports that Shell has given in to pressure from the Kremlin and offered to give up control of its $22 billion Sakhalin 2 natural gas project to Russia's Gazprom. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

U.S. should enlist Libya's help

| Dec 11, 2006
Commentator Benjamin Barber has a proposal to simplify America's energy problems. After meeting with Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi, he came away thinking we might just be able to make a deal.
Posted In: Canada

Looking only for results

| Dec 11, 2006
At its headquarters, Best Buy is editing the word "schedule" from its vocabulary in a quest for worker satisfaction. Annie Baxter reports.
Posted In: Retail

SEC changing auditing standards

John Dimsdale | Dec 11, 2006
Smaller publicly-owned companies that have complained about current corporate governance rules get a crack at regulatory relief on Wednesday when the Securities and Exchange Commission meets to consider changes. John Dimsdale reports.

Gears turn slowly for banks in China

Scott Tong | Dec 11, 2006
When China joined the World Trade Organization five years ago, Beijing agreed to open its banking industry to foreign competition. But Western banks complain it's moving at a grinding pace. Scott Tong reports.

Boss' new directive: More toys!

| Dec 11, 2006
If you spend a full eight hours on the job every day, that adds up to a third of your life between college and retirement. For some companies that's way too long not to be having any fun. David Martin Davies reports.

Extended warranty trap

Scott Jagow | Dec 11, 2006
Retailers are always pushing those extended warranties when we buy electronics. Host Scott Jagow asks Consumer Reports' Todd Marks, is it worth the extra money?
Posted In: Retail, Science

'Tis the season for scams

Alex Cohen | Dec 11, 2006
Whether you're feeling generous or just looking for a last-minute tax write-off this holiday season, keep in mind that there are plenty of fraudsters hoping to cash in on your charity. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Crime

Oil and the dollar

Scott Jagow | Dec 11, 2006
A report out today reveals that oil-producing countries have switched a lot of their holdings away from the dollar. Host Scott Jagow talks to Carola Hoyas of the Financial Times about what that means.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

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