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Business plan hustle

Sean Cole | Jul 25, 2006
There's a lot of bunk in business. You say something that sounds business-y often enough and it starts to stick. Sean Cole has a case in point.
Posted In: Canada, Entrepreneurship

Egypt's next big thing

Nancy Farghalli | Jul 25, 2006
Egypt has plans to broaden the country's tourism appeal beyond just the pyramids. Nancy Farghalli tells us what's coming.
Posted In: Canada

What killed Doha?

Steve Tripoli | Jul 25, 2006
The Doha Round of global free trade talks collapsed Monday in Geneva. Steve Tripoli tells us what some of the sticking points were.
Posted In: Canada

Click fraud lawsuits

Janet Babin | Jul 25, 2006
Advertisers claim Google needs to do more to curb click fraud at a hearing over a proposed $90 million settlement to dismiss lawsuits against the search engine. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

An 'Inconvenient' marketing opportunity

Jeff Tyler | Jul 25, 2006
Producers of the global warming documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" seize on the current heat wave as a marketing tool for the film. Jeff Tyler has the story.

Private insurance can cure pension problems

| Jul 25, 2006
Commentator Barry Nalebuff argues for creating a new type of insurance to fix the nation's ailing private pension system.

Cost of rolling blackouts

Sarah Gardner | Jul 25, 2006
California officials warn of possible rolling blackouts if the current heat wave pushes energy use beyond supply capacity. Sarah Gardner takes a look at the economic toll the last time the Golden State faced rolling blackouts.

Cox on the spot

Scott Tong | Jul 25, 2006
SEC chairman Chris Cox goes before lawmakers today to answer questions about a possible politically motivated squelching of an insider trading investigation. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington

BP's big profits

Stephen Beard | Jul 25, 2006
British oil giant BP has reported a big hike in earnings thanks to higher oil and natural gas prices. But it's also facing plenty of problems in the US. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Sticky earnings period for Wrigley

Rachel Dornhelm | Jul 25, 2006
Wrigley comes out with Q2 earnings today, but a $1.4 billion acquisition last year is likely to gum up the numbers. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Wall Street