Latest Stories

Latest Stories


Why do we make bad money decisions?

Bob Moon | Sep 14, 2006
A new breed of economist is studying brain scans to figure that out. Think of it as an academic mashup between neuroscience and economics. Host Bob Moon talks to The New Yorker's John Cassidy who's been looking into the trend of Neuroeconomics.
Posted In: Health, Investing

Target's Bullseye goes upscale

| Sep 14, 2006
Discount retailer Target has ventured into the world of high fashion with the Tar-zhay Couture label. Will it impact the company's value brand? Sarah Lemancyzk reports.

German engineer shortage

Kyle James | Sep 14, 2006
German engineering is considered among the best in the world. But as Kyle James reports, engineering's appeal as a career is dropping among German students.
Posted In: Canada

Russian central banker assassinated

Stephen Beard | Sep 14, 2006
The second in command at Russia's central bank was shot dead last night in Moscow. Andrei Kozlov had been cracking down on money laundering. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Congress questioning non-profit hospitals

Helen Palmer | Sep 14, 2006
New findings from Senate investigators conclude that many not-for-profit hospitals are not fulfilling their charge of caring for the poor and uninsured. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Man Conference kicks off

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 14, 2006
Yes, that's right, a Man Conference. Advertisers gather in New York today to figure out how to sell more stuff to men. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Loan defaults on rise

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 14, 2006
Foreclosures are up over a year ago according to figures released yesterday. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Economy

Will hybrid sales follow gas prices down?

Janet Babin | Sep 14, 2006
If gas prices continue to fall, that's good news for motorists. But what does it mean for sales of hybrid vehicles? Janet Babin reports.

AMA lobbying Congress over Medicare cuts

| Sep 14, 2006
The doctor's lobby jumps into election-year politicking this week with a campaign to get Congress to roll back cuts on Medicare payments. Nancy Marshal Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

World economy's on a roll

Jocelyn Ford | Sep 14, 2006
The International Monetary Fund says the world is headed toward the strongest four-year expansion since the early '70s thanks to a strong showing by China and India. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada