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Surviving the ex-pat tax

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 22, 2006
Congress passed a tax increase in May that's expected to rake in big bucks for the government — but it could backfire. U.S. businesses worry it'll hurt their ability to employee Americans oversees. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Pumpkin wars: Deconstructing pie

Bob Moon, Lisa Napoli and Kai Ryssdal | Nov 22, 2006
Homemade? Store-bought? Just in time for Thanksgiving, we do the numbers on pumpkin pie. Host Kai Ryssdal and some expert Marketplace tasters give us a cost-benefit analysis.

Paulson's folly

| Nov 22, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich says Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is wrong when he blames strict accounting rules in the U.S. for fueling private acquisition of publicly-held companies.

Online gambling finds a new home

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 22, 2006
While the U.S. attempts to squelch online gaming, the Philippines and other countries are welcoming it with open arms. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada, Science

An airline bid down under

| Nov 22, 2006
Two investment firms have teamed to make an $8.5 billion offer for Australia's Qantas Airways.
Posted In: Travel

Consumer confidence survey says . . .

John Dimsdale | Nov 22, 2006
A new consumer confidence survey comes out today, just in time for the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. John Dimsdale has a preview.
Posted In: Economy

No. 22 in gender equality

Steve Tripoli | Nov 22, 2006
The U.S. ranks 22nd out of 115 nations in narrowing the economic and political differences between the sexes. Steve Tripoli has details.
Posted In: Jobs

We're paying more for holiday travel

Amy Scott | Nov 22, 2006
The plane tickets, the hotel, gasoline — getting to Grandma's house is more expensive than ever this year. Amy Scott breaks it down.
Posted In: Travel

Holiday box office

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 22, 2006
Hollywood's holiday film season moves into full swing this week. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at what's at stake.
Posted In: Entertainment

Can't get India to buy our wheat

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 22, 2006
The U.S. wants India to open up its markets to U.S. farm products. India has a wheat shortage but says ours doesn't meet its strict health standards. Where does that leave us? Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada