Rick Newman


November 2007


How to Find Safe Toys—Even From China

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If parents stay true to their word this year, a lot of kids are going to wake up on Christmas morning without any toys. The Grinch getting the blame, of course, will be China, the source of millions of toys made with lead paint or other defects that have been recalled in 2007. Surveys show that up ...

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China
recalls
toys

5 Myths About $3 Gas

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A couple of years ago, the prospect of gas costing $3 per gallon—indefinitely—loomed as an economic cherry bomb and a threat to the American way of life. Automakers considered $3 gas to be the threshold at which car owners would rebel and trade in their SUVs for scooters. And economists feared it ...

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gas prices
cars
SUVs

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