Latest Stories

Latest Stories

Pages

Canada contemplates softwood deal

| Aug 21, 2006
Canadian timber companies have until today to decide whether to sign on to an agreement to end the decades-old softwood timber dispute with the US. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Canada

Gold follows black gold?

Bob Moon | Aug 21, 2006
The prices for gold and oil tend to follow the same market trends. They've been losing ground for a couple weeks now — and it's probably more than coincidence. Bob Moon explains.
Posted In: Wall Street

Back-to-school shopping slump

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 21, 2006
Sales figures for back-to-school shopping so far have been weaker than expected — and that could spell bad news for the holiday shopping season ahead. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Big decision for Tyson workers

| Aug 21, 2006
Today workers at Tyson meat processing plants in Washington and Idaho are mulling whether to relocate to the Midwest after their jobs are phased out over the next month. Carol Cizauskas reports.

Signing on with ASEAN?

Miranda Kennedy | Aug 21, 2006
Asian leaders want to fast-track plans to create a single Asian economic market in the next 10 years — and the US wants to be sure it's not left out. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

Bribery business as usual in China

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 21, 2006
In China, bribery is a fact of business life. A whopping 94 percent of Chinese believe that, according to a survey by a Chinese university. Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.
Posted In: Canada

Indian company bids to run UK lotto

Stephen Beard | Aug 21, 2006
Indian firms snapped up more than $2 billion worth of companies in the US and Europe last year. Now another is eyeing the jackpot: It's bidding to run Britain's national lottery. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

More on unclaimed property

| Aug 18, 2006
What you need to know about companies that claim they've found your unclaimed property.

Straight Story: Supply side

Chris Farrell | Aug 18, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. 25 years ago, President Reagan signed the Economic Recovery Tax Act. Did it change the economy for the better? Chris supplies an analysis of Reaganomics.

Day in the Work Life: Under the sea

| Aug 18, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we splash around with an aquarist.

Pages