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Positioning for 2008?

Scott Tong | May 31, 2006
Hillary Clinton declared her candidacy today for reelection to the US Senate. She made no mention of a possible presidential bid in 2008, but she has amassed a $20 million war chest. Scott Tong reports.

Can Chavez pump up OPEC support?

Kai Ryssdal | May 31, 2006
Venezuela's outspoken President Hugo Chavez wants to cut back on oil production and send prices even higher. Will he get what he wants from OPEC ministers in Caracas? Host Kai Ryssdal talks to professor Carol Wise.
Posted In: Canada

Another settlement on Wall Street

Scott Tong | May 31, 2006
Some of the big brokerage houses in New York have agreed to pay regulators a combined $13 million. They were accused of manipulating auctions for corporate and municipal bonds. Amy Scott reports.

Tough challenges for Hank to tackle

| May 31, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich says his former college classmate — newly-nominated Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson — needs to do more than sell President Bush's policies to help the economy. He has to reverse them.

Storm insurance options getting dicey

| May 31, 2006
Hurricane season begins tomorrow. And companies big and small are looking to insure themselves differently than they did before Hurricane Katrina. Cheryl Glaser reports.

Turbulence in the control tower

| May 31, 2006
Air traffic controllers and the FAA have been at the bargaining table for nine months. Neither side is ready to budge. Eric Niiler takes a look at the showdown.

Refilling the role of Juan Valdez

Kai Ryssdal | May 31, 2006
The actor who played Juan Valdez, the iconic figure of Colombian coffee, has retired. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to branding consultant David Altschul about what's been involved in the search for a replacement.
Posted In: Canada

Peruvian elections

Dan Grech | May 31, 2006
Peru is one of South America's economic success stories, so why are voters looking for change? Dan Grech reports on the economic stakes of the upcoming Peruvian elections.
Posted In: Canada

Don't throw away that boarding pass

| May 31, 2006
Commentator Rudy Maxa warns there's a very good reason not to discard your airplane boarding pass: You won't believe all the information an identity thief could get from that one little piece of paper.

Hillary puts war chest to work

Scott Tong | May 31, 2006
Hillary Clinton kicks off her next Senate campaign today in New York. But the money she's raising could be positioning her for that other race in 2008. Scott Tong reports.

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