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Caremark gets another offer to consider

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 18, 2006
The proposed deal would unite the country's second- and third-largest pharmacy benefit managers. But some say the offer from Express Scripts could make regulators nervous.
Posted In: Economy

New rules could hurt small drug stores

Dan Grech | Dec 18, 2006
The Bush administration today recalculated what price Medicaid pays pharmacies for prescription drugs. The measure could put a squeeze on small retail pharmacies. Dan Grech reports.

Verizon invests in a bigger pipe

Janet Babin | Dec 18, 2006
The distance that separates China and the U.S. might soon feel a bit shorter. Verizon and some partners are planning a new undersea fiber optic cable connection. Janet Babin has more.
Posted In: Canada

Bringing in the outdoors and the green

Sam Eaton | Dec 18, 2006
The forest greens business is the half-billion-dollar industry that brings you that Christmas wreath on your door. And its roots are in a largely underground economy. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Economy

Think outside the box

| Dec 18, 2006
If you're looking for holiday gift-wrapping ideas, Richard Conniff suggests taking your cues from the insect world.

Trams come back to France

| Dec 18, 2006
Trams are making a comeback in a dozen towns across France. The first new line opened in Paris over the weekend.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

The word on Bible sales

| Dec 18, 2006
The holiday season is a popular time for Americans to pick up Bibles. Daniel Radosh talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the all-time best-seller just keeps selling.
Posted In: Economy

Sloan Sessions: Define recession

Scott Jagow | Dec 18, 2006
Host Scott Jagow asked Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan to predict whether we're headed for recession in '07, but it turns out that all depends whose definition you're using.
Posted In: Wall Street

Immigrants flock to Spain

| Dec 18, 2006
Many Spanish-speaking Latin Americans looking for a better life are choosing skip the U.S. — and emigrate to Spain instead. Jerome Socolovsky has the story from Madrid.
Posted In: Canada, Immigration

Shopping spree on Wall Street

| Dec 18, 2006
Everyone's in a buying mood this holiday season. Private equity firms have been on a record buying spree this year and they showed no sign of slowing over the weekend.
Posted In: Wall Street

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