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Private equity wants to do-it-themselves

Scott Jagow | Dec 1, 2006
Two private equity firms are reportedly considering a bid of $100 billion for home improvement retailer Home Depot. No matter that its stock has fallen 15 percent over two years.
Posted In: Wall Street

UK considers 'Frankentaters'

Stephen Beard | Dec 1, 2006
European consumers have staunchly opposed genetically-modified crops, but now the British government has approved trials of a blight-resistant potato. Will consumers buy into it? Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Opening up ICANN

Brian Watt | Dec 1, 2006
ICANN, the group that oversees the Internet, meets in Brazil this weekend. High on the agenda: making the bidding process for domain control more open and transparent. Brian Watt reports.
Posted In: Science

Price tag for HIV meds: $620,000

Jason Paur | Dec 1, 2006
The lifetime treatment cost for an AIDS patient has hit $620,000 — and that figure probably isn't going down anytime soon. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Health

Bringing cheaper HIV drugs to India

Miranda Kennedy | Dec 1, 2006
Former president Bill Clinton announced that his negotiated significantly cheaper HIV treatment for children in India, home to the world's largest HIV-positive population. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Weak dollar = bonus anxiety

Hilary Wicai | Dec 1, 2006
It seems U.S. investment bankers in Europe are wringing their hands over what the sliding value of the dollar will due to their annual bonus checks. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Canada, Wall Street

Intuit buys Digital Insight

Janet Babin | Dec 1, 2006
The maker of TurboTax and Quicken branches into the world of online banking with its purchase of Digital Insight Corp. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Enron's historic crash

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 1, 2006
This week in 2001, one of the biggest corporate scandals in U.S. history was launched. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back to the energy giant's precipitous fall.

Waiting on the sale

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 30, 2006
Retailers kicked off Christmas earlier than ever this year. Held midnight sales, waged price wars, offered great deals. Trouble is, the latest data suggests shoppers might be addicted to those deals. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Knocking on OPEC's door

Sarah Gardner | Nov 30, 2006
Angola, Sudan and Ecuador want to join OPEC. The oil-producing countries want to exert more control over their resources, and OPEC may just help them do that. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Canada