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Oil prices climb in Europe

Stephen Beard | Apr 11, 2006
The price of oil closed in on $70 a barrel in European trading this morning. Stephen Beard reports on what's fueling the rise.
Posted In: Canada

Summer gasoline prices expected to rise

Jeff Tyler | Apr 11, 2006
The Department of Energy releases its outlook for summer gasoline prices today, and motorists had better prepare for some bad news. Jeff Tyler reports.

US-China trade talks

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Apr 11, 2006
Representatives from the US and China sit down today to seek resolution on long-simmering trade disputes. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more on what's at stake.
Posted In: Washington

It's first-quarter earnings season

Rachel Dornhelm | Apr 11, 2006
Corporate America is turning in its report cards from the first quarter of the year. Analysts expect the overall picture to be mixed. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Investing

SEC has a new watchdog

Stacey Vanek Smith | Apr 11, 2006
Criticized for not being vigilant against investor fraud, the Securities and Exchange Commission has picked a former Merrill Lynch attorney to head its investment management division. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Investing

Prodi appears to be likely winner in Italy

| Apr 11, 2006
If Italian opposition candidate Romano Prodi is able to pull out a victory over incumbent Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, he'll have a difficult time getting the country's economy back on track. Megan Williams reports.
Posted In: Canada

Immigration protests fill streets nationwide

John Dimsdale | Apr 10, 2006
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied across the country today in support of immigration reform. The protests were part of a national "Campaign for Immigrants' Dignity." John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

France scraps youth employment law

| Apr 10, 2006
After weeks of demonstrations, French President Jacques Chirac threw out plans for a controversial labor law. Reformers had hoped the law would increase France's competitiveness in the global economy. Alasdair Sanford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Disney to offer free ABC show downloads

Lisa Napoli | Apr 10, 2006
Starting next month, Disney's ABC Television will offer "Desperate Housewives" and other prime-time shows online for free. Viewers may be happy but not all local affiliate stations are so thrilled. Lisa Napoli reports.

CEO compensation gets closer scrutiny

| Apr 10, 2006
NYU finance professor David Yermack talks with host Cheryl Glaser about a new study that found that CEO pay is tied more tightly to performance, but boards are facing increased pressure for responsible executive pay.

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