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Investing in a post-Fidel Cuba

Dan Grech | Dec 1, 2006
Some Cuban exiles in Miami are banking that once Fidel Castro dies, there will be business to do. Dan Grech reports.

Week on Wall Street

| Dec 1, 2006
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

Answering the ring with a beep

Jane Lindholm | Dec 1, 2006
Despite all the warnings, people's cell phones continue to be a distraction to moviegoers. So one theater chain is taking new steps to combat the problem. Jane Lindholm reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Courts set rules on electronic documents

Lisa Napoli | Dec 1, 2006
New rules about the archiving and retrieval of e-mails and other electronic correspondence went into effect in federal courts today. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Crime

Abe Lincoln, early adopter

Kai Ryssdal | Dec 1, 2006
Historian Tom Wheeler talks with host Kai Ryssdal about how President Lincoln adapted to the telegraph to speed communications, and quickly came to understand the medium's limitations.
Posted In: Books, Washington

Look ahead: Personal savings rate

| Dec 1, 2006
What you need to know today about the personal savings rate. Are Americans really saving for a rainy day? Stacey Vanek-Smith does some digging.
Posted In: Savings

Fidel's energy obsession

Dan Grech | Dec 1, 2006
Dan Grech reports on Cuban leader Fidel Castro's unorthodox approach to the country's energy crunch.

How did Robert Altman stay in business?

| Dec 1, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas and Daily Variety managing editor Michael Speier look at why maverick director Robert Altman would have had a hard time breaking into today's Hollywood.
Posted In: Entertainment

Calderón takes office

| Dec 1, 2006
Mexican President Felipe Calderón is being sworn in today — and inheriting a slowing Mexican economy. Franc Contreras looks at the challenges he faces.
Posted In: Mexico

Private equity wants to do-it-themselves

Scott Jagow | Dec 1, 2006
Two private equity firms are reportedly considering a bid of $100 billion for home improvement retailer Home Depot. No matter that its stock has fallen 15 percent over two years.
Posted In: Wall Street

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