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Merck to compete with Zocor generic

Helen Palmer | Jun 23, 2006
Today Merck's blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drug Zocor loses its patent. Usually when a brand drug goes generic, the price drops sharply. But Merck's not giving up market share without a fight. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Hooligan travel ban seems to be working

Stephen Beard | Jun 23, 2006
England plays a do-or-die World Cup match against Ecuador this weekend, but as many as 3,000 die-hard English fans won't be able to attend the match in person. Stephen Beard has the story.
Posted In: Canada, Sports

Another White House secret: SWIFT tracking

Stephen Beard | Jun 23, 2006
The Bush Administration has been secretly using a massive international banking database to track people it suspects of helping finance terrorism. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Washington

GM, Delphi buyout deadline

Amy Scott | Jun 23, 2006
Today is the deadline for workers at GM and Delphi to decide whether to accept buyout packages to help cut costs at the struggling companies. Amy Scott reports.

Lord & Taylor sale

Rachel Dornhelm | Jun 23, 2006
Federated Department Stores has sold Lord & Taylor to a property development company. Rachel Dornhelm tells us what's next for the famed up-scale retailer.

Lula's reelection bid

| Jun 23, 2006
Brazil's socialist president is expected this weekend to announce plans to run for reelection. As Paulo Prada reports, Lula is one leftist leader even foreign investors love.
Posted In: Canada

New Orleans back in business?

Lisa Napoli | Jun 23, 2006
Today the Crescent City hosts its largest convention since Hurricane Katrina. Lisa Napoli takes a look at whether New Orleans is really ready for business.

Job Files: Art consultant

| Jun 23, 2006
This week's installment of the Job Files takes us into the world of the fine art consultant.

Prescription drug costs

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jun 23, 2006
No surprise that the cost of brand-name prescription drugs is on the rise, but a new study reveals the cost has skyrocketed this year — three times faster than the rate of inflation. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Health

Insider trading investigation

Janet Babin | Jun 23, 2006
A report out today says the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a major US hedge fund for possible insider trading. The investigation is so sensitive that even the SEC's handling of the matter is under review. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Wall Street