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Microvending in Kenya

| Nov 13, 2006
Kitty Felde hits the streets of Nairobi with a new breed of entrepreneur that gives fresh meaning to the phrase less is more.
Posted In: Canada, Entrepreneurship

Health insurance for all?

Hilary Wicai | Nov 13, 2006
And you'll never believe who's proposing it: The main lobbying group representing the insurance industry has a plan to cover the uninsured. It could be a pre-emptive strike, Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health

Newspapers aren't dead yet

Alisa Roth | Nov 13, 2006
It's hardly news that the newspaper industry is doing badly, so why do so many people want to buy the Tribune Group? Alisa Roth reports.

Trademarking power

Stephen Beard | Nov 13, 2006
Oil giants BP and Shell are fighting over use of the word "power" in Britain's High Court today. Stephen Beard has the story.
Posted In: Canada

Toyota's plan for world domination

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 13, 2006
A leaked copy of Toyota's Global Master Plan says it plans to grab 14 percent of the world car market by 2010 in its bid to unseat GM. Miranda Kennedy tells us how.
Posted In: Canada

Coffee prices on the rise

Rachel Dornhelm | Nov 13, 2006
Volatility in the coffee futures market could boost the prices of some types of java. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Birth of the ticker

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 13, 2006
This week in 1867, things started moving faster on Wall Street. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back for the unveiling of the stock ticker.

Alcohol problems in Russia

Scott Jagow | Nov 13, 2006
Russia's government has been making a push to bring alcohol sales back under state control — and money could be as much a motive as ending the rash of alcohol poisoning there. Host Scott Jagow talks to Moscow reporter Julian Evans.
Posted In: Canada

Trade deals in China

Hilary Wicai | Nov 13, 2006
U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez is in China trying to even things out on the playground of trade. Hillary Wicai explains.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Banks want you!

Lisa Napoli | Nov 10, 2006
Keep your old customers close, but your new customers closer. Banks are rolling out the perks to get you to switch alliances. Lisa Napoli reports.