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Billions for a border fence

John Dimsdale | Oct 26, 2006
President Bush prepares to sign a 700-mile fence between the U.S. and Mexico into law today. John Dimsdale looks at how much the barrier will cost — and where all that money is going to come from.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

Storms pummel Mexico tourism

Dan Grech | Oct 26, 2006
Tropical Storm Paul is expected to come ashore near Mazatlan today. It'll be the third major storm to batter Mexico's Pacific coast in almost two months. Dan Grech tallies the economic impact.
Posted In: Mexico

Rumors of a Chrysler sale

Stephen Beard | Oct 26, 2006
There's been rising speculation that Daimler-Chrysler is prepared sell its struggling Chrysler division, but there may be less to the rumors than meets the eye. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Lung cancer screenings worth it after all?

Janet Babin | Oct 26, 2006
Promising results from a new study on lung cancer screening could be a boost for companies that make CT scanners. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Health

OJ prices going up

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 26, 2006
A Florida orange shortage this year is expected to boost the cost of your morning juice. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

A little seat exchange history

Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 26, 2006
This week in 1869, the New York Stock Exchange decided to let members sell their seats. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.

Ford . . . made in China

Ruth Kirchner | Oct 26, 2006
Desperate to cut costs, struggling automaker Ford has announced it's going to almost double its purchase of China-made parts. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Posted In: Canada

SEC looking into mutual fund kickbacks

Amy Scott | Oct 26, 2006
Securities regulators are investigating 27 investment advisory companies for allegedly misusing shareholder money. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington

Icahn conquers ImClone

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 25, 2006
Biotech company ImClone today named Carl Icahn as its new chairman, effectively ending months of infighting. In exchange, the financier will end his attempt to oust half of the company's board. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Dreamliner needs to shed a few pounds

Diantha Parker | Oct 25, 2006
Boeing said today that its new 787 jets may cost more to make because of weight problems — the same issue behind the delay of archrival Airbus' A380 super-jumbo jets. Diantha Parker reports.