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Virgin nervous over Boeing delivery

Stephen Beard | Mar 25, 2008
Virgin is in an $8 million over 15 Boeing Dreamliners, but the plane maker is having development problems that could delay delivery. Stephen Beard reports Virgin is already talking about compensation.
Posted In: Travel

When realtors don't make the sale

Rachel Dornhelm | Mar 25, 2008
Realtor Martha Ann Wishnev normally sells about $7.5 million worth of real estate a year, but she hasn't cut many deals since home sales dropped 22 percent nationwide. Rachel Dornhelm reports in the first of a new housing series.
Posted In: Housing

Keeping up with Blu-Ray upgrades

Janet Babin | Mar 25, 2008
In order to take advantage of new "live" Blu-Ray DVDs that connect to the Internet, you need access to a Playstation 3. Janet Babin reports why people who purchased a Blu-Ray player might feel a little burned.
Posted In: Entertainment

Bear shares motivate markets

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Mar 25, 2008
JP Morgan's five-fold increase in its share price offer to Bear Stearns has incited big gains in financial markets in Europe and Asia. Stephen Beard talks to Scott Jagow about why there's a rally in the markets now.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Boosting Credit Score

Chris Farrell | Mar 25, 2008
Question: I am looking for a way to boost my credit score. My fiancé and I plan on buying a house in about a year. My credit score is considered...
Posted In: Credit Cards

Yahoo, others do China balancing act

Stacey Vanek Smith | Mar 24, 2008
The Chinese government routinely blocks Internet content. Today, it's what the government doesn't censor that has human rights activists accusing American companies of complicity in human rights abuses. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Crime

Bhutan is a long, long way from U.S.

Lisa Napoli | Mar 24, 2008
The tiny Himalayan country of Bhutan has changed from an absolute monarchy to the world's newest democracy and reformed its economy. Do the Bhutanese know what they're in for? Marketplace's Lisa Napoli tells the story of playing host to a Bhutanese visitor to Los Angeles.

Products follow tech-savvy women

Kai Ryssdal | Mar 24, 2008
Women outspend men by more than $14 billion on technology products, a study found. Kevin Pereira from G4's "Attack of the Show" talks with Kai Ryssdal about some of the gadgets being marketed to women and why.

College admission is a marketing game

| Mar 24, 2008
Commentator and high school junior Morrisa Brenner is taking tests and filling out applications to get into college. In the process, she's learned that colleges are selling themselves just as much as prospective students.

Finding business in subprime ashes

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Mar 24, 2008
Some former executives of the fallen mortgage lender Countrywide are starting a new company to invest in troubled mortgages. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Wall Street