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A British invasion of American TV

Stephen Beard | Aug 25, 2006
More and more of the TV shows Americans like were originally made in the UK. From London, Stephen Beard reports on how British and American TV have been trading places.
Posted In: Canada

Are you ready for the unexpected?

| Aug 25, 2006
So you've procrastinated for months. That emergency financial plan is still on your to-do list. Where should you start? Rachel Dornhelm finds out.

Sporting corporate names

Scott Jagow | Aug 25, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and business of sports commentator Diana Nyad discuss where corporate sponsorship of sport venues and events might go next. Is anything in the sporting world not for sale?
Posted In: Sports

Hollywood still all about the money

Lisa Napoli | Aug 25, 2006
Host Lisa Napoli and Daily Variety managing editor Michael Speier look at the fallout from Tom Cruise's messy divorce from Paramount Pictures.

Vioxx replacement

Helen Palmer | Aug 25, 2006
Merck is looking to replace its once-popular painkiller Vioxx with a new drug called Arcoxia. But after all the Vioxx lawsuits, are consumers game to try it? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Radical thinking at Ford

Bob Moon | Aug 25, 2006
Word that Ford is considering going private proved enticing for investors on Wall Street yesterday. Its stock rose more than two percent, but not everyone believes a move to privatize could really happen. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

More laptop battery woes

Janet Babin | Aug 25, 2006
First it was Dell. Now Apple has issued a recall for 1.8 million lithium-ion batteries used in its laptop computers. Janet Babin asks are cell phones next?
Posted In: Science

Hotel strikes could hit three US cities

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 25, 2006
Workers at some big hotels in Chicago, San Francisco and Honolulu have voted to authorize a walkout if they can't reach a new contract agreement. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at the potential impact.

The cost of Pluto's demotion

Stacey Vanek Smith | Aug 25, 2006
Yesterday a group of astronomers in Prague voted to demote Pluto from planet to a new category called dwarf planet. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at how much it'll cost businesses on our planet.
Posted In: Science

BofA selling Asia operations

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 25, 2006
Bank of America is selling its retail operations in Hong Kong and Macao to the Construction Bank of China for $1.2 billion dollars. Jocelyn Ford reports.