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Ban the beautiful people's yachts and jets

Jun 12, 2007
The Senate is working on an energy plan that would set new fuel economy standards for automobiles. Commentator Ben Stein says he's all for sound energy policy, but lawmakers are going about it all wrong.
Posted In: Auto, Washington

Lots of liquidity . . . and, oh yes, that 'carry trade'

Jun 12, 2007
Uncertain investors are making some unusual moves these days as they look for places to put their money. Our senior business correspondent Bob Moon explains what's going on in the markets.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Investing, Wall Street

Ford ready to toss luxury out the window

Jun 12, 2007
The automaker is looking to sell its high-end brands Land Rover and Jaguar. The move is probably about concentrating on volume back home says analyst Andrew Wright, but Ford is taking a risk driving away from the luxury and SUV markets.
Posted In: Auto

Shareholders shouting over Yahoo CEO pay

Jun 12, 2007
Yahoo CEO Terry Semel is probably in for a rough day. The annual shareholder meeting gets underway this morning and a lot of the people in the room are mad that his pay keeps rising even as profits and stock prices sink. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Got money?

Jun 11, 2007
Economists are guessing milk prices will be up 80% this summer. Jill Barshay reports on why the dairy product is suddenly getting so expensive.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Housing slumps, but homes still pricey

Jun 11, 2007
Stagnating wages combined with a growing number of house-hungry families could lead to a housing affordability challenge that could have ripple effects for the U.S. economy. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing, Jobs

Day in the Work Life: Urban farmer

Jun 8, 2007
Who says you can't have a farm in the middle of the city? Jules Dervaes of Pasadena, Calif. started one in his own backyard.
Posted In: Jobs

Trade deficit slows for first time in a long time

Jun 8, 2007
The U.S. trade deficit has been at historic levels for years. It goes up every month. But today there was a big reversal. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Buzzword: Bull-bear ratio

Jun 8, 2007
Need to know how your stocks are doing? There's no better way to describe a market than by using examples from the animal kingdom.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

We're charging up profits for MasterCard

Jun 7, 2007
For everything else, indeed. Shoppers are using plastic to pay more than ever and that's driving newly-public MasterCard stock way up. So what now? The company will probably invest in ways to make charging even easier, Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

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