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Congress acts on undervalued Yuan

Aug 1, 2007
The Senate passed a bill that would make it easier to label China as a currency manipulator. Jill Barshay reports the Bush Administration isn't pleased with the China currency bills floating around.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Demystifying business in China

Aug 1, 2007
Westerners setting up shop in China will have their perceptions, but doing business there may be different than they expect. Shanghai bureau chief Scott Tong talks to Kai Ryssdal about what he's learned.
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The problem with China's currency

Aug 1, 2007
U.S. complaint: The yuan's value is too low, which hurts the U.S.-China trade balance. So Congress today will consider new ways to help the Treasury Department pressure China and boost competitiveness. Steve Tripoli explains.
Posted In: Canada

Small potatoes in the global market

Aug 1, 2007
Operating largely unnoticed amid the world's major stock exchanges, some markets are just trying to get established. Lisa Napoli went to Thimpu, Bhutan to visit one of the tiniest.
Posted In: Canada

Tough to calm those subprime jitters

Aug 1, 2007
Henry Paulson is saying a feared U.S. credit crisis is "contained" in the subprime mortgage market. But there are signs the issue isn't going away quietly, or quickly enough for investors. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Canada, Investing, Wall Street

Overseas sales help GM profits thrive

Jul 31, 2007
General Motors has had its third profitable quarter in a row, thanks largely to consumers overseas. Jill Barshay reports on who's buying these cars abroad.
Posted In: Auto, Canada, Wall Street

Lawyers target distributors for liability

Jul 31, 2007
When American consumers are injured by unsafe Chinese imports, it's hard to figure out who to sue. As Steve Tripoli reports, most lawyers here are choosing targets close to home.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Tightening the squeeze on Iran

Jul 31, 2007
Most of Europe's banks had already joined the U.S. in halting financial transactions with Iran in an attempt to pressure it into giving up its nuclear program. Now the last two holdouts have caved, but Iran may find other sources. Stephen Beard reports.
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Cheaper roaming in Europe today

Jul 31, 2007
The European Union has required mobile phone carriers there to cap roaming rates by today. But not everyone is sold on the cheaper calls, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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Scotch whiskey's golden age

Jul 31, 2007
Bacardi is the latest booze maker to pour out millions in cash to step up production of Scotch whiskey as the spirit enjoys rising popularity among the fast-growing middle classes in emerging markets. Stephen Beard reports.
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