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Investigation could be sour for Apple

Janet Babin | Dec 27, 2006
The Justice Department is investigating Apple Computer for possibly falsifying documents in connection with the granting of stock options. CEO Steve Jobs has also hired his own personal counsel to deal with the inquiry. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Timing of Taiwan quakes lucky for Asian markets

Amy Scott | Dec 27, 2006
Earthquakes off Taiwan's southern coast knocked out communications throughout much of Asia. But, as Amy Scott reports, the holiday timing may have averted further damage to financial markets.
Posted In: Canada

Housing bubble had a slow leak in 2006

Tess Vigeland | Dec 27, 2006
Is the decline of the housing market the leading edge of an economic downturn? Host Bob Moon and Marketplace's Tess Vigeland look at the conflicting indicators tied to this year's slowing home sales.
Posted In: Housing

Entitlement reform a priority for Congress

John Dimsdale | Dec 27, 2006
Our major federal entitlement programs are headed for bankruptcy. Will next year's Democratic-led Congress succeed with reforms? John Dimsdale takes the temperature in Washington.

A year in the troughs

| Dec 27, 2006
Robert Reich takes a hard view of 2006's bribes, bonuses and scandals in Congress and the corporate world.

E.U. nations uneasy towards newcomers

Stephen Beard | Dec 27, 2006
A week before Bulgaria and Romania are set to join the European Union, the feeling from the other member nations is a bit frosty. Stephen Beard explores fears stemming from the two countries' bad reputations.
Posted In: Canada

The economics of Gerald Ford

Hilary Wicai | Dec 27, 2006
As the nation's 38th President, he battled rising unemployment, double-digit inflation, and the worst bear market on Wall Street since World War II. Hillary Wicai takes a look back.
Posted In: Economy

Former President Gerald Ford dies

| Dec 27, 2006
Our 38th President, Gerald Rudolph Ford, died Tuesday at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. At 93, he was the longest-lived U.S. president.
Posted In: Washington

Predicting oil's future

| Dec 27, 2006
2006 saw oil and gas prices make a rapid rise into record territory before settling somewhat. So what should we expect to pay at the pump in 2007?
Posted In: Economy

Green is the new bottom line

Sam Eaton | Dec 27, 2006
As energy costs and climate change made headlines in 2006, many businesses began to change their wasteful ways and adopt more sustainable practices. But it's still all about profit.