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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.

11th hour for Alcoa

Alisa Roth | May 31, 2006
Unionized workers at Alcoa have threatened to strike when their contract expires at midnight tonight, but a walkout may actually help the company's bottom line. Alisa Roth reports.

GM's executive shuffle

Tess Vigeland | May 31, 2006
The automaker announces it's bringing in the president of its successful Asian division to oversee its struggling North American operation. Tess Vigeland reports.

Bayou enters Chapter Eleven

Sarah Gardner | May 31, 2006
Bayou Management made headlines last fall when its founder and CFO came out of hiding and admitted he defrauded investors. Sarah Gardner reports on what the bankruptcy of the hedge fund means to the industry.
Posted In: Investing

Gas industry ready for hurricane season

Hilary Wicai | May 31, 2006
A report out yesterday says US gasoline imports should be able to make up for any supply disruptions that could arise from Gulf Coast hurricanes this year. Hillary Wicai reports.

European markets cheer Paulson?

Stephen Beard | May 31, 2006
After yesterday's losses, European shares regained their poise this morning, and it may have something to do with Henry Paulson's nomination to become US Treasury Secretary. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

China ups its tobacco monopoly

Jocelyn Ford | May 31, 2006
Today is World No Tobacco Day but while smoking's on the decline in the US, China is still puffing away madly.That doesn't mean foreign tobacco companies are making a fortune there though. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

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