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GM driving hybrid SUVs to market

Jul 30, 2007
The new hybrid Tahoe and GMC Yukons go on sale later this year, and some analysts say collectively they could save more fuel than all those passenger car hybrids. Janet Babin has details.
Posted In: Auto

Carmakers want watered down CAFE

Jul 30, 2007
Congress is racing full-speed ahead towards tougher fuel economy standards by 2020 or sooner, but the auto industry is lobbying hard to put the breaks on. Jeremy Hobson has more.
Posted In: Auto, Washington

One regulatory body over all

Jul 30, 2007
Two stock-market policers joined forces today. NASD and NYSE regulators decided not to hyphenate and picked a new name instead: FINRA. Jill Barshay tells us what it all means.
Posted In: Wall Street

Straight Story: Weak-dollar worries

Jul 27, 2007
The value of the dollar continues to plunge abroad. But economics editor Chris Farrell says so long as inflation remains contained at home, we shouldn't worry about a weakening dollar overseas.
Posted In: Economy

Summer School: GDP

Jul 27, 2007
To understand how to look at the Gross Domestic Product, think of different economic factors as ingredients in a stew. We get a cooking lesson from economist Diane Swonk.
Posted In: Economy

Buzzword: Open access

Jul 27, 2007
Some think the airwaves should be more accessible for public use. Big wireless phone companies see it differently.

Can Crocs go the distance?

Jul 27, 2007
The craze for Crocs footwear has outlasted most analysts' projections. It announced yesterday its 2nd-quarter earnings tripled. Yet, it could be tricky for the Colorado-based shoemaker to keep up the pace. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Retail

Geek seeks same for LTR

Jul 27, 2007
Internet dating is a huge business, but where does the Star Wars-loving, D&D-playing pocket-protector set look for love? Enter SweetOnGeeks.com, a site where folks with somewhat oddball passions find their perfect match.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Will flow of yen dry up with stock scare?

Jul 27, 2007
The recent global buying frenzy has been fueled by relatively low interest rates on the Japanese yen. Consultant Roger Bootle says the downward turn in stocks could get worse if that flow of cash gets scarce.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Investing, Wall Street

Wall Street shakes with volatile energy

Jul 26, 2007
From last week's record high to today's 311-point drop, the market is a volatile place lately. And Bob Moon found out that the roller coaster ride is likely to continue.
Posted In: Wall Street

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