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Execs won't be ducking shareholders now

Amy Scott | Feb 14, 2007
After today, the insurer known for its wacky duck commercials will also be known as the first major U.S. company to give shareholders a say on executive compensation. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Money, security limit U.S. aid to displaced Iraqis

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 14, 2007
Millions of Iraqi citizens have fled their homeland to escape the sectarian violence. The Bush administration says it's going to allow 7,000 of them to settle in the U.S. Why such a small number? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Seeking the world's help for Iraq's refugees

Bob Moon | Feb 14, 2007
The United Nation's Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres has been meeting with members of the Bush administration about the problem of displaced Iraqis. He talked with host Bob Moon.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

An honest attempt to heat up the debate

| Feb 14, 2007
Remember the story of the American Enterprise Institute offering money to scientists to write critical reviews of a U.N. report on global warming? AEI fellow David Frum has some thoughts on the matter.

Cold-hearted Mother Nature chills NYC

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Feb 14, 2007
We were wondering how New York City's snow and freezing conditions might affect people's Valentine's Day plans. Ashley Milne-Tyte went out into the elements to do a little digging.
Posted In: New York

Making a business relationship work

Steve Tripoli | Feb 14, 2007
Imagine what it would be like waking up each morning next to your business partner. Steve Tripoli found out how some couples manage to both love and labor together.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Turning losses into net gains

| Feb 14, 2007
Nearly 30 years after the "killing fields," Cambodia still struggles for economic recovery. But there is one unusual business that's turning a national burden into a proud export. Megan Williams reports.
Posted In: Canada

Fair trade is getting sweeter

| Feb 14, 2007
Divine Chocolate is part-owned by cocoa farmers in Ghana, it's Fair Trade Certified — and now just in time for Valentine's Day, it's available in the States.
Posted In: Canada

Risky home loans off the market

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 14, 2007
A major lender has announced it's going to stop making risky loans that help financially-stretched homebuyers pull together a down payment. That's likely to further weaken demand in the slumping housing market.
Posted In: Housing

DaimlerChrysler is downsizing

Alisa Roth | Feb 14, 2007
The U.S. automaker announces a restructuring plan today that's expected to include plant closings and more than 10,000 job cuts. And they might even have to learn how to share.
Posted In: Auto

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