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Educating Rico: The fine print

Rico Gagliano | Jun 9, 2006
Associate Producer Rico Gagliano takes a harrowing journey into the heart of credit darkness. Learn the sneaky ways credit card companies try to squeeze more money out of you.

Navigating open enrollment

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jun 9, 2006
Start with a thick booklet from Human Resources. Add some confusing insurance-speak about health care. Toss in a deadline. Mix it all together and you've cooked up one of the sourest periods in the workplace: open enrollment. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Space food

| Jun 9, 2006
Rachel Louise Snyder reports on a very European initiative to spice up the taste of typically bland space food.

Stock options investigation

Bob Moon | Jun 9, 2006
Federal investigators are looking into the possibly fraudulent practice of back-dating corporate stock options. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

White House economic forecast

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jun 9, 2006
The White House yesterday released a rosier forecast for economic growth than originally estimated, but some economists see the glass a little differently. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy

DeLay says goodbye

Scott Tong | Jun 9, 2006
Former House Majority leader Tom DeLay leaves Congress today. He faces trial for money-laundering and he's tied to the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal. Scott Tong takes a look at whether his legacy is likely to last.
Posted In: Washington

World Cup ads

Curt Nickisch | Jun 9, 2006
The World Cup kicks off today in Germany. Soccer's quadrennial world championship tournament is an advertising bonanza in most countries. With one notable exception. Curt Nickisch tells us why.
Posted In: Sports

Hangover cure on the way

Stephen Beard | Jun 9, 2006
A French court has lifted the country's ban on a hangover cure said to work by quickly removing alcohol from the bloodstream. Now the makers of Security Feel Better are eager to step up sales. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Commodities rollercoaster

Tess Vigeland | Jun 9, 2006
Commodity prices have been all over the place recently. Tess Vigeland takes look at what's behind the wild ride.
Posted In: Economy

Job Files: Wedding singer

| Jun 9, 2006
This installment of the Job Files looks at the life of a wedding singer.