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Venture Risky Business

Deep in the jungles of South America lie some of the richest oil, gas and mining reserves on the planet. Getting at them can be a deadly business. This report looks at the boom in the business of managing political and economic risk. With an increasing number of Canadian companies pursuing opportunities in volatile countries, managing risk has become a ...
  • 1999
  • 00:09:32
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2004 Measuring Risk: Living in Scary Times

Terrorism, SARS, West Nile virus, mad cow disease can all make us feel as if we’re living in really frightening times. But the people who study danger say we should probably all relax. In this story we’ll look at how the science of statistics can help calm our anxieties and focus our attention on the real risks of everyday life.
  • 2004
  • 00:12:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2004

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