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NYMEX changes course

Amy Scott | Jun 12, 2006
Traders who buy and sell oil do so on several exchanges, including the New York Mercantile Exchange. It's going electronic today in a bid to compete against rival exchange ICE. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Small arms = big bucks for China

Jocelyn Ford | Jun 12, 2006
A report from Amnesty International finds covert Chinese arms exports are stoking conflicts in hot spots around the world. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Sustainable banking winners

Sam Eaton | Jun 12, 2006
Banks are realizing that companies with a green bent are a sound financial investment. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Farm lobby sour over budget compromise

John Dimsdale | Jun 12, 2006
The farm lobby is looking to regroup after winding up on the losing end of a Congressional compromise to provide emergency funding for the war in Iraq. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Antarctic tourism

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jun 12, 2006
Among the issues on the agenda for today's meeting of signatories to the Antarctic Treaty: What, if anything, should be done about the growing tourism trade to the frozen continent? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada

Beware viruses on IM

Alex Cohen | Jun 12, 2006
Instant messaging is a popular tool for communicating at the office, but it might also let in some nasty enemies. It's the latest vector for computer viruses. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Science

Is Venice doomed?

Stephen Beard | Jun 12, 2006
Billions have been spent to save Venice from sinking into the sea. Now there's debate about whether too much money is going toward saving the storied city. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Change coming at UAW

Janet Babin | Jun 12, 2006
US automakers are asking unions to accept some pretty big changes. And now the president of the United Auto Workers says they're going have to bite the bullet and do it. Janet Babin reports.

Could lower cable TV bills be on the way?

Alisa Roth | Jun 9, 2006
The House has approved legislation that could make your cable bill a whole lot cheaper. How? By helping communications companies like Verizon and AT&T get in on cable TV action. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Washington

Unapproved drugs, by prescription

Helen Palmer | Jun 9, 2006
Did you know that there are hundreds of unapproved prescription drugs on the market? Some pose a health threat. So now the Food and Drug Administration is cracking down. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington