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Abe tries to mend the fence with China

Jocelyn Ford | Oct 6, 2006
Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to Beijing for the first summit meeting between his country and China in five years. Jocelyn Ford has more on what the Japanese leader hopes to accomplish.
Posted In: Canada

Watching oil prices

Brian Watt | Oct 6, 2006
Yesterday there were mixed signals from OPEC about possible oil production cutbacks. So which way are prices headed? Brian Watt reports.
Posted In: Economy

OPEC keeps oil markets guessing

Sam Eaton | Oct 5, 2006
Conflicting reports over whether the oil cartel would cut production had speculators speculating. The confusion sent prices back above and then back below the $60-a-barrel mark. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Aer Lingus rebuffs Ryanair's advances

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 5, 2006
Europe's largest discount carrier today offered to buy Aer Lingus for $1.9 billion. The Irish airline says it's rejecting the bid, but Ryanair isn't giving up yet. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada

Goodyear workers hit the pavement

Janet Babin | Oct 5, 2006
Unionized workers at 12 Goodyear Tire plants in 10 states went on strike today after the company and the union negotiators failed to agree on a new labor contract. Janet Babin reports.

Airbus taken down by its own momentum

| Oct 5, 2006
EADS admitted today that it's fallen a decade behind archrival Boeing and that projects beyond the A380 might also face delays and cost cuts. Commentator John Gapper says sometimes big money can go to your head.

Chalk up one for corporate cost-cutting

Bob Moon | Oct 5, 2006
Los Angeles Times publisher Jeff Johnson was fired this afternoon after standing up to the Tribune bosses in Chicago a month ago by refusing to cut staff at the paper. Host Bob Moon talks to media blogger and former Times staffer Kevin Roderick.

Houston's commuter experiment

Hilary Wicai | Oct 5, 2006
Houston traffic ranks 5th worst in the country. So in a citywide experiment, commuters from 130 companies there volunteered to temporarily shift their work hours to see if that could help ease congestion. Hillary Wicai reports.

Lotto winner takes fortune home to Pakistan

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 5, 2006
In one small mountain town in northern Pakistan, last year's devastating earthquake became an initiation into political life for the town's new mayor. They call him the "American Dollar Man." Miranda Kennedy has the story.
Posted In: Canada

Small profits for big pharma?

Scott Jagow | Oct 5, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and economics correspondent Chris Farrell look at a new report that suggests the pharmaceutical industry may not be raking in big profits after all.
Posted In: Health