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Record auctions expected

Alisa Roth | Nov 7, 2006
New York's two biggest auction houses could witness record transactions over the next two days thanks to a red-hot art market. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: New York

A Dow was born

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 7, 2006
This week in 1851, the founder of the Wall Street Journal and the Dow Jones Industrial Average came into the world. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.

Bridging India's digital divide

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 7, 2006
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer arrives in India today to push some different ideas about corporate social responsibility — and a smart long-term business plan. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

IEA goes nuclear

Scott Jagow | Nov 7, 2006
For the first time in its 32-year history, the IEA has called on the world to create more nuclear energy. Carola Hoyos of the Financial Times says it's not surprising.
Posted In: Canada

YouTube to go?

Jeff Tyler | Nov 7, 2006
Verizon is negotiating to deliver videos from the popular YouTube site directly to your cell phone. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Science

Buy! Sell! Merge!

Steve Tripoli | Nov 6, 2006
There was a mergers and acquisitions spending spree on Wall Street today, but are regular shareholders missing the party? Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace reporter Steve Tripoli who's been following the action.
Posted In: Wall Street

Google takes advertising offline

Jeff Tyler | Nov 6, 2006
Could Google actually rescue the struggling newspaper industry? The search giant is testing a new service that would put its online advertisers in print. Jeff Tyler reports.

Bush cites oil as reason to stay in Iraq

John Dimsdale | Nov 6, 2006
The President's weekend stump speech in Colorado marked a major change for an administration that has meticulously avoided any link between oil and the war in Iraq. John Dimsdale reports.

A new class warfare

| Nov 6, 2006
Eliot Spitzer is an aristocrat by birth, but he's made a name for himself by turning against the ultra-wealthy. Watch for imitators if he wins the New York governor's race, says commentator Matt Miller.

Pollsters hanging up their headsets

| Nov 6, 2006
There are almost 150 million phone numbers on the National Do Not Call registry. That's sent a lot of pollsters to the Internet — but how accurate are online surveys? Sally Herships has the stats on market research.