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NYSE meets Tokyo?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 27, 2006
What would it mean if the New York Stock Exchange formed an alliance with the Tokyo Stock Exchange? Round-the-clock access to markets for New York traders, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Housing market continues slide

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 26, 2006
New home prices fell by the greatest amount in 35 years in September. The news comes on the heels of plunging existing home prices yesterday. So what's the outlook for the economy? Depends who you ask, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Housing

Insider help nixing insider trading charges?

John Dimsdale | Oct 26, 2006
Government investigators are looking into allegations that the SEC went too easy on a probe of politically well-connected Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Coffee trademark dispute brewing

Jeff Tyler | Oct 26, 2006
An anti-poverty group has launched a campaign to pressure Starbucks into signing a licensing deal with Ethiopia, but even some of the coffee giant's biggest critics are siding with the company. Jeff Tyler explains.
Posted In: Canada

Willing, not ready for flu outbreak

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 26, 2006
A Harvard University poll found that most Americans would stay home during a bird flu pandemic — and take a huge financial hit. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to professor Robert Blendon about the study.
Posted In: Health

Working the vote

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Oct 26, 2006
More and more companies are actively helping their employees register to vote — but they have more than just their civic duty in mind. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

What affordable housing?

| Oct 26, 2006
Commentator Moira Manion says that there's one thing standing in the way of affordable housing: Developers that only want to build multi-million-dollar houses for the middle-class.
Posted In: Housing

Arctic oil bonanza

Stephen Beard | Oct 26, 2006
As the ice melts, vast new oil reserves in the Arctic Ocean could become accessible and that has some residents of Hammerfest, Norway, believing their small fishing village could become the Houston of the North. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

This final note . . .

| Oct 26, 2006
Guess what's coming? Health care coverage for all that's what — thanks to the health insurance industry.

Missouri tries to cure its Medicaid mess

Hilary Wicai | Oct 26, 2006
Last year, Missouri went from being one of the best states for insuring its citizens to one of the worst. So it's scrapping its Medicaid system and starting over, Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health