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A new brand of labor talks

Steve Tripoli | Dec 28, 2006
Striking Goodyear workers vote on a new labor contract today — one that was painstakingly negotiated between management and the labor union and retirees and ... Steve Tripoli has the rest.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

Medicare Plan D gets more confusing

Helen Palmer | Dec 28, 2006
As the Medicare drug plan reenrollment deadline fast approaches, a new glitch is causing problems for many seniors. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Book publishing on demand

Janet Babin | Dec 28, 2006
A new way to distribute books will be unveiled at a dozen bookstores and libraries across the country in 2007. Think of it as a vending machine for books. Janet Babin reports.

Britain pays off WWII debt

Stephen Beard | Dec 28, 2006
Tomorrow Britain will pay the U.S. its final installment on a 61-year-old loan. But the Brits aren't thrilled about it, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Investigation could be sour for Apple

Janet Babin | Dec 27, 2006
The Justice Department is investigating Apple Computer for possibly falsifying documents in connection with the granting of stock options. CEO Steve Jobs has also hired his own personal counsel to deal with the inquiry. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Timing of Taiwan quakes lucky for Asian markets

Amy Scott | Dec 27, 2006
Earthquakes off Taiwan's southern coast knocked out communications throughout much of Asia. But, as Amy Scott reports, the holiday timing may have averted further damage to financial markets.
Posted In: Canada

Housing bubble had a slow leak in 2006

Tess Vigeland | Dec 27, 2006
Is the decline of the housing market the leading edge of an economic downturn? Host Bob Moon and Marketplace's Tess Vigeland look at the conflicting indicators tied to this year's slowing home sales.
Posted In: Housing

Entitlement reform a priority for Congress

John Dimsdale | Dec 27, 2006
Our major federal entitlement programs are headed for bankruptcy. Will next year's Democratic-led Congress succeed with reforms? John Dimsdale takes the temperature in Washington.

A year in the troughs

| Dec 27, 2006
Robert Reich takes a hard view of 2006's bribes, bonuses and scandals in Congress and the corporate world.

E.U. nations uneasy towards newcomers

Stephen Beard | Dec 27, 2006
A week before Bulgaria and Romania are set to join the European Union, the feeling from the other member nations is a bit frosty. Stephen Beard explores fears stemming from the two countries' bad reputations.
Posted In: Canada