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by Dan Grech Aug 13, 2009
During the housing boom, homebuilders used defective drywall in homes in 23 states. Prosecuting its manufacturer in China has been a jurisdictional nightmare, but a bill may change things. Dan Grech reports.
by Dan Grech Aug 11, 2009
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Democratic Republic of Congo this morning. Clinton promised to send a team of U.S. experts to help the resource-rich country with fiscal management. Dan Grech reports.
by Dan Grech Aug 10, 2009
Mexican cement maker Cemex went from operating one small plant to becoming a multinational success story. But huge growth came at a high price, and the company is now trying to refinance $15 billion of debt. Dan Grech reports.
by Dan Grech Aug 7, 2009
President Obama is headed to Guadalajara, Mex. to speak with his counterparts in Canada and Mexico about the recovery of the auto industry. One topic of discussion, and a particular sore spot, is the issue of cross-border trucking. Dan Grech…
by Dan Grech Aug 6, 2009
Argentine soccer fans are passionate about their sport, so for the game to be put on hold for financial reasons is a big blow to society. But Argentine soccer clubs owe $80 million in back taxes and $8 million more…
by Dan Grech Aug 4, 2009
A new study shows that consumers are dissatisfied with online travel Web sites due to hidden fees often tacked on to purchases. Some travelers are even turning to old-fashioned travel agents. Dan Grech reports.
by Dan Grech Aug 3, 2009
Cuban President Raul Castro has announced that it will cut spending on education and health care to revive its faltering economy. Dan Grech reports on why the island's economy is hurting.
by Dan Grech Jul 31, 2009
It's recess time in Congress, and President Obama still hasn't reached his goal of putting health care reform on the fast track. Dan Grech explores how a five-week break might influence the proposed bill.
by Dan Grech Jul 27, 2009
Consumer electronics retailer Radio Shack is profiting during the downturn with the help of fierce cost-cutting and a focus on accessories. The company has also cornered a consumer niche: the do-it-yourselfer. Dan Grech reports.