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Hospital closures on the horizon?

Helen Palmer | Nov 28, 2006
A state commission in New York today is likely to recommend closure of dozens of public hospitals to streamline health care delivery and costs. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Pricing out 12 Days of Christmas

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 28, 2006
A wealth management group reports the cost of a partridge in a pear tree and other items in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" song are up this year. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the details.
Posted In: Economy

Making movie business history

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 28, 2006
This week in 1907, movie mogul Louis B. Mayer got his start. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back.

Putting on the brakes in India?

| Nov 28, 2006
Businesses and investors from around the world have had an eye on India's fast-growing market, but now some leaders there are questioning whether the country can sustain that growth. Miranda Kennedy explains.
Posted In: Canada

Brits fed up with 'selfish protectionism'

Stephen Beard | Nov 28, 2006
Britain's main business organization has some harsh words for the U.S. and continental Europe. The CBI is accusing other nations of hypocrisy in talking free trade but blocking foreign takeovers. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Verizon gets YouTube to go

Alisa Roth | Nov 28, 2006
YouTube has signed an agreement with Verizon Wireless to make video clips available on its cell phones. Alisa Roth has details.
Posted In: Science

Dollar's big slide

Bob Moon | Nov 27, 2006
The dollar fell to a new low against the euro today on worries that China will sell some of its dollar holdings. Meanwhile, the yuan continues to strengthen against the greenback. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Economy

Ford buyout deadline looms

Alisa Roth | Nov 27, 2006
As 75,000 autoworkers face the midnight deadline to decide whether they'll accept buyout deals or stick it out with the company, Ford said today it needs about $18 billion to fund its restructuring. Alisa Roth reports.

Peace talking hold in Gaza?

Ben Gilbert | Nov 27, 2006
In a major policy speech today, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he'll offer a series of humanitarian and economic incentives to the Palestinians for a permanent ceasefire. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

Wal-Mart expansion marches on

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 27, 2006
Some are questioning Wal-Mart's strategy at home following news of a November sales drop. But the retail giant has found a way to break through a little red tape — and into India's fast-growing consumer market.
Posted In: Canada