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Paying real dollars for ghost gas

Sam Eaton | Jul 9, 2007
A quick science lesson this morning: The volume of gas expands in heat. Retail gas prices are based on a temperature of 60 degrees. That means when it's hotter you're paying the same price for less gas. Sam Eaton has more details.

Troop withdrawal back up for debate

Jeremy Hobson | Jul 9, 2007
There's a $650 billion defense authorization bill on the Senate's table, and with $130 billion earmarked to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, our troops' presence there is fair game for debate again. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Washington

Best stock prices guaranteed

Janet Babin | Jul 9, 2007
New rules go into effect on U.S. markets today. They're designed to make sure that everyone gets the best stock price available, no matter how big or small the transaction. Good for small-time investors, but maybe not for everyone. Janet Babin explains.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Boeing's Dreamliner come true

Jason Paur | Jul 9, 2007
The sleek, new Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its first public appearance yesterday in Everett, Washington, but the event had an international flair befitting a plane built in several countries and bound for several foreign carriers. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Travel

Zimbabwe in crisis

Scott Jagow and Gretchen Wilson | Jul 9, 2007
Citizens of Zimbabwe have been faced with staggering 4,000% inflation, but President Robert Mugabe's latest move to address the situation is about to leave the African nation without food or gas to buy at any price. Gretchen Wilson fills us in.
Posted In: Canada

Landmark corporate trial gets underway

Dan Grech | Jul 9, 2007
At issue in the civil case against Drummond is whether an American company can be held accountable for human rights violations committed elsewhere. The case is a first and its outcome could have far-reaching implications. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Buzzword: Equity stripping

| Jul 6, 2007
They may put on an alluring show, but these strippers can tease you out of a home.

65 is the new 35

| Jul 6, 2007
The traditional model for retirement is changing, and a lot of baby boomers find themselves continuing to work into their later years. Tess Vigeland talks about the "young old" with author Marc Freedman.
Posted In: Retirement

The down side of debit

| Jul 6, 2007
If you think debit is automatically safer than credit, you may want to think twice the next time you swipe your card. Tess Vigeland explores how debit can be a drag with Dow Jones columnist Jilian Mincer.

Summer school: Earnings

| Jul 6, 2007
The bottom line in a capitalist system is how much you make. And even the slightest loss can be catastrophic for your company's stocks. Economist Chris Low schools us on earnings.


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