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Keeping college unaffordable

| Sep 12, 2006
The cost of higher education keeps getting, well, higher. And commentator Kim Clark says that colleges are putting a lot of resources into keeping it that way.

Investors shrug off HP turmoil

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 12, 2006
The price for Hewlett Packard stock has rebounded amid an on-going scandal involving the company's chairwoman. Investors see it as inconsequential to the company's financial outlook, Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Widening trade gap

Amy Scott | Sep 12, 2006
New government figures out today are expected to show a growing U.S. trade deficit. Amy Scott reports the numbers are likely to fuel renewed calls for China to relax its currency controls.

Housing cooling faster than expected

Stephen Beard | Sep 12, 2006
The International Monetary Fund says there's a risk of a sharp fall in U.S. — and that could threaten the global economy. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Cell phone conference underway in LA

Lisa Napoli | Sep 12, 2006
It's no coincidence that the wireless industry is hosting one of its most important annual events in Tinseltown. Lisa Napoli explains.
Posted In: Science

Amtrak's new CEO

Hilary Wicai | Sep 12, 2006
The ailing passenger rail system gets a new CEO today. Hillary Wicai reports on what he'll likely need to do to get Amtrak back on track.

Hong Kong not going to Disneyland

Jocelyn Ford | Sep 12, 2006
Hong Kong Disneyland celebrated its first year today, but the party got rained on — literally and figuratively. The $3.5 billion park has fallen short of its goal to attract 5.6 million visitors. Jocelyn Ford reports.

Sarbanes-Oxley challenges continue

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 12, 2006
U.S. business leaders are expected today to announce a new coalition that'll push for changes to Sarbanes-Oxley regulations. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Bush and Al Qaeda mark 9/11 with speeches

| Sep 11, 2006
President says "The war's not over" in national TV address. Earler, satellite network Al-Jazeera released a new Al Qaeda video in which the terrorist organization threatened more attacks and "economic disaster."
Posted In: Canada

Price of news in China just went up

Bob Moon | Sep 11, 2006
The government of China announced yesterday that foreign news services will have to seek approval from the state news agency before reaching Chinese media outlets. Bob Moon reports.