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Out of style, out of profits

Diantha Parker | Oct 27, 2006
Remember the Timberland boot? The once-hip footwear has gone the way of all fads — and taken much of the company's profits with it. Diantha Parker reports.

Cell phone advertising

Janet Babin | Oct 27, 2006
Spending on ads targeted to cell phones is expected to hit $3 billion in five years. But marketers need to be careful not to trigger a consumer backlash, Janet Babin reports.

Happy birthday Picasso

Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 27, 2006
This week in 1881, the world's best-selling painter was born. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at the ongoing appeal of Pablo Picasso.

Record-setting IPO

Ruth Kirchner | Oct 27, 2006
China's largest state-owned bank went public in today in the largest IPO the world has ever seen. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Posted In: Canada

Job Files: Bodyguard

| Oct 27, 2006
Today we hit the mean streets of New York with bodyguard George Selios.

Airbus goes to China

Stephen Beard | Oct 27, 2006
European plane-maker Airbus has signed a $10 billion deal giving it a foothold in China, but it's sparked concern about job losses in Europe. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

NYSE meets Tokyo?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 27, 2006
What would it mean if the New York Stock Exchange formed an alliance with the Tokyo Stock Exchange? Round-the-clock access to markets for New York traders, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Housing market continues slide

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 26, 2006
New home prices fell by the greatest amount in 35 years in September. The news comes on the heels of plunging existing home prices yesterday. So what's the outlook for the economy? Depends who you ask, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Housing

Insider help nixing insider trading charges?

John Dimsdale | Oct 26, 2006
Government investigators are looking into allegations that the SEC went too easy on a probe of politically well-connected Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Coffee trademark dispute brewing

Jeff Tyler | Oct 26, 2006
An anti-poverty group has launched a campaign to pressure Starbucks into signing a licensing deal with Ethiopia, but even some of the coffee giant's biggest critics are siding with the company. Jeff Tyler explains.
Posted In: Canada