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The book trade

| Dec 19, 2005
At a time when everyone seems to bemoan the lack of literacy, it's heartening to know that the Internet has spawned a number of book-sharing enterprises. Naomi Lewin went poking around some Web sites where passionate readers rule.

Too much stuff

| Dec 19, 2005
Less than a week left until everyone opens all those special parcels under the Christmas tree. And then, you can add them to the pile of STUFF from Christmases past. Commentator Sandra Tsing-Loh yearns for one useful gift...

Local kids make good

| Dec 19, 2005
Going home to Mexico for the holidays has become an annual pilgrimage for many immigrants, and driving down has a particular appeal for young people raised stateside, visiting their parents. Melissa Giraud explains why from the northern state of Durango.
Posted In: Canada

Market overview

Scott Jagow | Dec 19, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan breaks down the stock market's five-year high with host Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Wall Street

The art of tea

Lisa Napoli | Dec 19, 2005
Host Lisa Napoli talks Kay Wright, the woman who chooses just the right herbs for Celestial Seasonings teas.

Santa call centers

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 19, 2005
Forget going to the mall to see Santa. Now jolly ol' St. Nick will come to your kids... via the telephone. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more.

WTO wrap-up

Jocelyn Ford | Dec 19, 2005
Jocelyn Ford reports on what, if anything, came out of the WTO talks in Hong Kong.
Posted In: Canada

Iran's nuclear program

Stephen Beard | Dec 19, 2005
This week the European Union resumed their talks with Iran over the country's nuclear program. As Stephen Beard reports from London, there are signs that the EU is adopting a tougher line towards Tehran.

Powering up the utility industry

Scott Tong | Dec 19, 2005
This morning brings news of yet another big merger in the electricity providing business. This one involves major players along the Atlantic coast. Scott Tong reports.

A new kind of holiday light

Alex Cohen | Dec 19, 2005
LED lights, which operate on a semiconductor chip rather than filmament, cost more than traditional lights, but last longer. More holiday decorators are opting for longevity over short-term savings, as Alex Cohen reports.

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