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Freud's legacy

Lisa Napoli | May 5, 2006
Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth. Lisa Napoli analyzes the industry he fathered.
Posted In: Science

Microsoft's next big thing?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | May 5, 2006
The House of Gates on Thursday unveiled an ad auctioning system it hopes will be its next big revenue generator. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at whether it can compete with Google.
Posted In: Science

Kentucky Fried Derby

Rachel Dornhelm | May 5, 2006
Yum Brands, parent company of KFC and other fast food chains, has a coming out party of sorts Saturday as the sponsor of this year's Kentucky Derby. Rachel Dornhelm looks at what the exposure is likely to mean for the relatively unknown company.

Foie gras flap

Sarah Gardner | May 5, 2006
A California superior court judge hears arguments today in a case that tests whether the Whole Foods grocery chain can legally boycott suppliers that do business with California's only maker of foie gras. Sarah Gardner reports.

Cheney v. Putin

| May 5, 2006
The vice president and the Kremlin exchanged verbal jabs over state control of Russia's oil reserves Thursday. The jousting is bound to color discussions at this summer's G8 summit in Russia. Alasdair Sanford reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Porsche eyes china

Jocelyn Ford | May 5, 2006
The German automaker begins marketing its luxury ride in the Communist country with a growing taste for high-end goods. Jocelyn Ford reports.

Reliance trading a go

Miranda Kennedy | May 5, 2006
Today trading begins on one of India's biggest companies, Reliance Petroleum. The company set a world record when it went public two weeks ago. Miranda Kennedy reports from New Delhi.
Posted In: Investing

Strong (Canadian) dollar

Amy Scott | May 5, 2006
The value of the Canadian "loonie" compared to the US dollar is as high as it's been in nearly 30 years following Thursday trading. But that's not necessarily a good thing for Canadian businesses. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Not a pretty picture

| May 4, 2006
Kodak is having a rough go in the age of digital cameras and camera phones. The photo industry giant lost $298 million last quarter and today said it's considering selling its health-imaging business. Cheryl Glaser reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Wall Street

Investing in vaccines

Hilary Wicai | May 4, 2006
Federal health authorities today issued more than a billion dollars worth of contracts to speed the production of vaccines in preparation for a possible avian flu pandemic. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Washington