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Quarterly earnings run

Bob Moon | May 8, 2006
This corporate earnings season marks at least the 10th straight quarter of double-digit earnings growth. Bob Moon takes a look at what's behind the trend.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

E3 Expo kicks off

Tess Vigeland | May 8, 2006
The video game industry launches its annual conference in LA this week. Much of the industry is in pause mode as it awaits the release of Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's "wii." Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Science

Showtime and the Smithsonian

Ashley Milne-Tyte | May 8, 2006
The Smithsonian Institute's board of regents today reviews a controversial contract that gives Showtime the right to block some independent filmmakers from accessing Smithsonian archives. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Rockin' in the free world

Jeff Tyler | May 8, 2006
Warner Brothers is scheduled to release a CD of protest songs by Neil Young today, weeks earlier than originally planned, possibly because Young was giving the songs away on his Web site. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Science

Monsoon-free GDP

Miranda Kennedy | May 8, 2006
Recent weather reports in India predict a late or deficient monsoon rainfall this summer. That used to have a crippling effect on India's economic growth, but this year, it matters less than ever. From New Delhi, Miranda Kennedy explains.
Posted In: Canada

Wachovia heads west

Amy Scott | May 8, 2006
Wachovia is a huge East Coast bank that wants to get busy on the West Coast, so it's snatching up Golden West Financial for $25 billion. But there could be a problem. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Dell bets on Taiwan

Jocelyn Ford | May 8, 2006
The world's largest computer maker, Dell, said today it's going to boost its investment in Taiwan. This shouldn't come as a shock since virtually the entire world's PCs are made there. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Appraising an agent

Kai Ryssdal | May 5, 2006
Can you negotiate? Will they filter the listings? What's the timeline? Finding a dream agent is just as important as finding your dream home. Real estate expert Elizabeth Razzi gives Kai pointers on narrowing the search.

Oil puts Kazakhstan on Cheney's itinerary

| May 5, 2006
Vice President Cheney visits Kazakhstan today. One topic of discussion: Kazakhstan's vast oil and gas reserves. Cheryl Glaser has the story.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Price of WTC memorial keeps rising

Amy Scott | May 5, 2006
The World Trade Center Memorial in Lower Manhattan may cost more than $1 billion, far more than previous estimates. Amy Scott reports.