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Student debt

Jane Lindholm | Jun 1, 2006
A government survey out yesterday finds two-thirds of all undergraduate students take on an average debt load of $19,000 to get their degrees. Jane Lindholm reports.

Small business hurricane plans

Alex Cohen | Jun 1, 2006
What's the most important thing small businesses can do to prepare for disasters like hurricanes? Alex Cohen has the answer.

A stock you can bank on

Jocelyn Ford | Jun 1, 2006
Shares of the Bank of China began trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange today and quickly shot up 15%. From Beijing, Jocelyn Ford tells us why investors have been scrambling to own a piece of it.
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Iran's answer: NO

Stephen Beard | Jun 1, 2006
The US has offered to hold talks with Iran about its nuclear program, but only if it promises to stop developing weapons-grade uranium first. Iran rejected the stipulation. Stephen Beard reports.
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US extends conditional offer to Iran

John Dimsdale | May 31, 2006
In a major policy shift, the United States said it is willing to talk with Iran — if Iran suspends its nuclear fuel enrichment activities. John Dimsdale reports.
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Positioning for 2008?

Scott Tong | May 31, 2006
Hillary Clinton declared her candidacy today for reelection to the US Senate. She made no mention of a possible presidential bid in 2008, but she has amassed a $20 million war chest. Scott Tong reports.

Can Chavez pump up OPEC support?

Kai Ryssdal | May 31, 2006
Venezuela's outspoken President Hugo Chavez wants to cut back on oil production and send prices even higher. Will he get what he wants from OPEC ministers in Caracas? Host Kai Ryssdal talks to professor Carol Wise.
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Another settlement on Wall Street

Scott Tong | May 31, 2006
Some of the big brokerage houses in New York have agreed to pay regulators a combined $13 million. They were accused of manipulating auctions for corporate and municipal bonds. Amy Scott reports.

Tough challenges for Hank to tackle

| May 31, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich says his former college classmate — newly-nominated Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson — needs to do more than sell President Bush's policies to help the economy. He has to reverse them.

Storm insurance options getting dicey

| May 31, 2006
Hurricane season begins tomorrow. And companies big and small are looking to insure themselves differently than they did before Hurricane Katrina. Cheryl Glaser reports.

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