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Did we overpay for the genome map?

Janet Babin | Jul 31, 2006
A complete map of the human genome has just become available. Janet Babin looks into how the Human Genome Project was funded, and whether all that government money really paid off.
Posted In: Health, Science

MySpace for baby boomers

Amy Scott | Jul 31, 2006
A new site called helps seniors make contact with other seniors. Will the technology catch on with the boomers? Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Science

Senate considers pension overhaul

Scott Jagow | Jul 31, 2006
Many companies have been underfunding their pension plans, so this week the Senate's expected to vote on the first pension overhaul in three decades. Host Scott Jagow talks to Karen Friedman with the Pension Rights Center about the proposed bill.
Posted In: Washington

Corner office cuts

Andrea Gardner | Jul 31, 2006
Looks like all that post-Enron fuss really has made a difference at the top. A new study out today suggests CEO compensation is down. Andrea Gardner reports

Investors stick with Mexico

Dan Grech | Jul 31, 2006
Despite more massive post-election protests over the weekend in Mexico City, investors aren't moving their money out of the country. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

Wal-Mart gets labor union in China

Jocelyn Ford | Jul 31, 2006
Over the weekend Wal-Mart got its first labor union in China. But it's affiliated with the Communist Party. Jocelyn Ford reports from Beijing.
Posted In: Canada

Blair sidesteps Bush on stem cell research

Stephen Beard | Jul 31, 2006
British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in California working to create a closer link between British and American scientists working in the field of stem cell research. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Health

Happy 25th, Infosys

Miranda Kennedy | Jul 31, 2006
Infosys is 25 years old. It was India's first global company and today it will become the first Indian company to ring the opening bell on NASDAQ. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

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Straight Story: Waging on wages

| Jul 28, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, company profits are going up. Wages are down. Chris does the math.