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Sep 18, 2006

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Global warming's corporate winners and losers

Sep 18, 2006
Survey results out today from the Carbon Disclosure Project look at what big corporations are doing about global warming. Sarah Gardner reports.

Sloan Sessions: Deficit numbers

Sep 18, 2006
Just how much red ink is the federal government in? Could be more than it's claiming. Host Scott Jagow and Newsweek's Wall Street editor Allan Sloan do the math.

Heroism on Wall Street

Sep 18, 2006
Five years after 9/11 attacks forced the longest-ever suspension of U.S. stock trading, journalist Judy Martin looks back at the day it reopened and at the lasting effects that day has had on Wall Street.

Up-and-comers get more say in global economy

Sep 18, 2006
The IMF voted today to boost the voting power of up-and-coming economies including China, South Korea Turkey and Mexico. Who loses power? Jocelyn Ford reports.

Paulson's dilemma in China

Sep 18, 2006
Henry Paulson makes his first visit to China as Treasury Secretary tomorrow. He'll try to prod China into helping narrow the U.S. trade deficit but said today he doesn't expect any quick fixes. Steve Tripoli reports.

More politicking over FDA pick

Sep 18, 2006
Approval of President Bush's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration may be blocked by members of his own party. Helen Palmer reports.

Air travel is up

Sep 18, 2006
Planes are fuller this year than last, the government reports. Is the commercial aviation industry heading back to the black? Rachel Dornhelm reports.

BP launches safety overhaul

Sep 18, 2006
British oil giant BP is launching a company-wide review of its operations, a move triggered by last year's fatal fire in its Texas City refinery. Stephen Beard reports.

Intel's new superchip

Sep 18, 2006
Intel is ready to announce a new chip that moves data along lasers instead of wires. That means the data moves much faster and that could revolutionize the data communications industry. Janet Babin reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC