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Finally some good news for U.S. automakers

Steve Tripoli | Nov 10, 2006
Consumer Reports released its latest new car reliability ratings and several American vehicles scored well — at least for their first year. Steve Tripoli reports.

China to shed some dollars

Steve Tripoli | Nov 10, 2006
In light of news that China plans to diversify its foreign reserve holdings away from U.S. treasuries, Steve Tripoli looks at how such a move could impact the U.S. and global economies.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

BP settles last Texas City lawsuit

Stephen Beard | Nov 10, 2006
A woman who lost her parents in the BP Texas City refinery blast has settled her case against the company out of court, which should have investors breathing a sigh of relief, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

See it, search it

Amy Scott | Nov 10, 2006
New technology allows computer users to search for items by appearance rather than words. Amy Scott reports the innovation has piqued the interest of online retailers.
Posted In: Science

Veteran economics

Hilary Wicai | Nov 10, 2006
Saturday is Veteran's Day, a time to honor those who have served our country. But disproportionate numbers of veterans are unemployed. Hillary Wicai reports.

Web 2.0: Making money

Rachel Dornhelm | Nov 10, 2006
A weeklong conference looking at the future of the Internet wraps up today. It's all about monetizing the Web, Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Science

India hoping for nuclear nod

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 10, 2006
A controversial bill in the U.S. Congress would recognize India as a nuclear weapon state for the first time. Passage is uncertain but many U.S. companies are hoping it goes through. Miranda Kennedy explains.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Disney makes a deal with UK telecom

Stephen Beard | Nov 10, 2006
The UK's largest telecom operator has bought the right to screen movies from Disney when it launches its on-demand video service next month. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Entertainment

Budget bills await

John Dimsdale | Nov 9, 2006
Democrats will take over both the House and Senate when the 110th Congress is sworn in January 3. And they may inherit unfinished business from their lame-duck predecessor. John Dimsdale explains.
Posted In: Washington

Wall Street's election winners and losers

Alisa Roth | Nov 9, 2006
The Dow hit a new record high yesterday as alternative energy companies and biotechs celebrated Democratic wins. HMOs and other health care stocks didn't fare so well. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Wall Street