The value of the Canadian "loonie" compared to the US dollar is as high as it's been in nearly 30 years following Thursday trading. But that's not necessarily a good thing for Canadian businesses. Amy Scott reports.
The vice president and the Kremlin exchanged verbal jabs over state control of Russia's oil reserves Thursday. The jousting is bound to color discussions at this summer's G8 summit in Russia. Alasdair Sanford reports.
A California superior court judge hears arguments today in a case that tests whether the Whole Foods grocery chain can legally boycott suppliers that do business with California's only maker of foie gras. Sarah Gardner reports.
The Labor Department released April job statistics today. Next week the Federal Reserve Board will scrutinize the stats for signs the economy is overheating. They won't have to look too far, John Dimsdale reports.
Yum Brands, parent company of KFC and other fast food chains, has a coming out party of sorts Saturday as the sponsor of this year's Kentucky Derby. Rachel Dornhelm looks at what the exposure is likely to mean for the relatively unknown company.
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