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Mexico feels the China squeeze

| Apr 12, 2006
Mexico sends 90% of its manufactured goods to the United States. But as China's share of US imports expands, Mexico is worried it may soon be shut out of the market. Jordana Gustafson reports.
Posted In: Canada

The pitter patter of little deductions

| Apr 12, 2006
Childcare costs are rising at three times the rate of inflation. Some parents want the IRS to show a little mercy come tax time. Commentator Amelia Tyagi explains why.

Raising dough by selling bread

Rachel Dornhelm | Apr 12, 2006
Once the Jewish holiday Passover starts tonight, observant Jews will not be allowed to eat - or even own - any food containing leavening agents for eight days. This year, some people are going online to get rid of their prohibited food. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

A model health care plan

| Apr 12, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich argues that Massachusetts' plan requiring people who can afford health insurance to buy it is no different than requiring drivers to carry auto insurance.

Women are day laborers, too

Alisa Roth | Apr 12, 2006
When we think of day laborers we usually think of men. But Alisa Roth reports on a corner in Brooklyn where the job seekers are women.

Massachusetts governor set to sign health plan

Helen Palmer | Apr 12, 2006
Gov. Mitt Romney is expected to sign a bill into law today providing nearly all Massachusetts residents with health insurance. But as Helen Palmer reports, not everyone is happy.
Posted In: Health

A bizarre tale of insider trading

Alisa Roth | Apr 12, 2006
What do you get when you mix a retired Croatian seamstress, an exotic dancer in New York and employees at a Wisconsin printing press? A complicated story about insider trading. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Investing

India courts Congress

Miranda Kennedy | Apr 12, 2006
US congressional representatives are in India today to meet with officials about President Bush's proposal to formally acknowledge India's nuclear program. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Washington

The ups and downs of commodities

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Apr 12, 2006
With commodity prices hitting record highs, Ashley Milne-Tyte offers a primer on how past commodity runs have played out.
Posted In: Investing

Nasdaq buys 15% stake in LSE

| Apr 12, 2006
Two weeks after dropping efforts to acquire the London Stock Exchange, NASDAQ announced it was purchasing nearly 15% of the LSE for $782 million. Cheryl Glaser reports.

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