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NYC tourism headed to China

Scott Tong | Jun 26, 2007
New York City has made the list. It's reached a deal to be added to a select group of U.S. tourism destinations allowed to promote themselves to Communist China's booming middle class. They have cash and they're ready to travel, Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Canada, New York, Travel

Full SEC board faces Capitol Hill grilling

Jeremy Hobson | Jun 26, 2007
It doesn't happen often, but for the first time in a decade, all five members of the SEC will walk the Hill to answer questions from Congress on hedge funds, executive pay and market oversight. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Investing, Washington

Seminoles plan global Hard Rock reach

Amy Scott | Jun 26, 2007
The Indian tribe bought the cafe, restaurant and hotel chain for close to $1 billion, and now has plans to take the franchise overseas to Europe, South America, China and India. Amy Scott reports.

Immigration bill up for vote

Rachel Dornhelm | Jun 26, 2007
The Senate is expected today to vote on an immigration bill. If it passes it could loosen restrictions on employment laws. It could also slam the door shut on amnesty. But that's all riding on a big "if," Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

ATM turns 40

Janet Babin | Jun 26, 2007
The automated teller machine made its debut in North London 40 years ago tomorrow and, just like that, no more racing to the bank on Friday to ensure sufficient weekend cash flow. Janet Babin has the story.

Sorry Britain, BAE probe's a go

Stephen Beard and Lisa Napoli | Jun 26, 2007
The U.S. Department of Justice officially launched its probe into an alleged arms deal bribery scandal involving British defense contractor BAE. This is a major embarrassment for one of our closest political allies, Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Big Oil ready to say adios to Venezuela?

| Jun 26, 2007
Venezuela today will sign nationalization pacts with foreign oil companies. Meaning the government takes over part of the companies' holdings in oil projects there. But a couple big names may throw in the towel instead. Brian Ellsworth reports.
Posted In: Canada

Nuts & Bolts: Small-time capital

Steve Tripoli | Jun 26, 2007
When you're not up for venture capital but still need cash, where do you go? Steve Tripoli talks to small business-owners about how they approached the money chase... and how they'd do it differently if they could start again.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

No more limits on special-interest ads

John Dimsdale | Jun 25, 2007
The Supreme Court substantially relaxed a key restriction on political advertising today, eliminating all spending limits on special-interest ads that run during the last weeks of an election. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime

Iran not too worried about sanctions

Stephen Beard | Jun 25, 2007
Under pressure to stop enriching uranium, Iran has invited officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency for talks. As Stephen Beard reports, it may just be a move to stall for time.
Posted In: Canada