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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.

Golden State looks to cap greenhouse gases

Sam Eaton | Apr 12, 2006
California's governor and legislature have agreed that the best way to curb greenhouse gas emissions is through a government-regulated cap and trade scheme. Sam Eaton reports on how businesses are lining up for the debate.

Trade deficit blues

John Dimsdale | Apr 12, 2006
Government figures on the nation's trade gap are due out today. As John Dimsdale reports, the report is likely have some good news and bad news.

Passover bread market goes online

Rachel Dornhelm | Apr 12, 2006
Traditional avoidance of leavened bread during Passover has prompted some Jewish families to sell their unwanted baked goods on eBay. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Gas price forecast

Bob Moon | Apr 11, 2006
The Energy Department's seasonal outlook predicts an average price of $2.68/gallon for gas this summer -- 25 cents more than last summer's average, and it doesn't account for unexpected supply disruptions such as hurricanes. Will rising pump prices translate to less driving? Bob Moon takes a look.

Ali sells himself

Jeff Tyler | Apr 11, 2006
Muhammad Ali has sold four-fifths of all of his licensing rights. CKX Inc. purchased the majority stake in Ali's name, image, and likeness for $50 million in cash. The deal pairs Ali with Elvis Presley, another iconic image and name owned by CKX. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Sports

Italy's election

Stephen Beard | Apr 11, 2006
Romano Prodi has claimed victory in Italy's election, but the country's political future is still up for grabs. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has yet to concede defeat, and may yet demand a recount. Can Italy's economy weather the political storm? Stephen Beard reports.