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Greenhouse gas cuts hurt by loophole leak

| Feb 8, 2007
A report out today says billions of dollars are being wasted due to a loophole in the Kyoto Protocol's carbon trading scheme. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Advertisers make super blunders

| Feb 8, 2007
A few Super Bowl TV ads are under fire. Critics say they went beyond just bad taste to being offensive — and even dangerous. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Sports

U.S. takes new steps in North Korea talks

Kai Ryssdal and Scott Tong | Feb 8, 2007
As part of their six-party negotiations with North Korea, the U.S. may be considering easing some banking sanctions. Kai Ryssdal talks with Marketplace's Scott Tong from Shanghai about the ongoing talks.
Posted In: Canada

Shareholders to CEOs: Do not pass 'Go'

Amy Scott | Feb 8, 2007
Angered by exorbitant executive compensation packages, some shareholders are taking action. This proxy season, they're fighting back with voting power. Amy Scott reports.

Private equity does a lot of public good

| Feb 8, 2007
Critics of private equity deals say the firms involved just want to strip their purchases down and sell them off. But commentator Matthew Bishop sees it differently.

European markets not eager to repeat U.S. 'mistake'

Stephen Beard | Feb 8, 2007
Regulations similar to those that prompted some businesses to leave U.S. stock markets are being considered in Europe. That concerns the exchanges there, which benefitted from the fallout. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Science ain't cheap

Scott Jagow | Feb 8, 2007
The White House has been talking a lot about global warming and energy security lately, but Chris Farrell says the President's budget lacks the commitment to do something about them.

Mutual fund shopping pays off

Steve Tripoli | Feb 8, 2007
A little mutual fund comparison shopping can save you thousands of dollars, but it's not as easy as it sounds. Even students at an elite MBA school had a tough time choosing the best deal.
Posted In: Investing

Like an old habit . . .

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 8, 2007
After a decade of shying away from U.S. tobacco companies, it looks like Europe is ready to reinvest. Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group is set to buy American discount cigarette maker Commonwealth.
Posted In: Canada

Sub-prime proves sub-par

Stephen Beard | Feb 8, 2007
The slowdown in the U.S. housing market has rippled all the way across the Atlantic. A British banking group has warned that bad debts will be much greater than expected.
Posted In: Canada, Housing

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