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Trade deals in China

Hilary Wicai | Nov 13, 2006
U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez is in China trying to even things out on the playground of trade. Hillary Wicai explains.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Banks want you!

Lisa Napoli | Nov 10, 2006
Keep your old customers close, but your new customers closer. Banks are rolling out the perks to get you to switch alliances. Lisa Napoli reports.

Meet Mr. PC

| Nov 10, 2006
It's not everyday you land a gig on the Daily Show, write a bestseller about hobos, and portray a PC on television. Sean Cole profiles an unlikely financial celebrity.

Russia expected to join WTO

John Dimsdale | Nov 10, 2006
The U.S. and Russia announced a long-awaited trade deal that should allow Russia to join the World Trade Organization, and provide new investment opportunities and customers for U.S. exporters. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Call off the auditors!

Amy Scott | Nov 10, 2006
The Securities and Exchange Commission will give the business lobby what it's been waiting for, a softer version of one of the toughest post-Enron reforms. Marketplace's Amy Scott explains.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

U.S. automakers assemble better reviews

Steve Tripoli | Nov 10, 2006
Consumer Reports is out with its annual car reliability survey. And U.S. automakers are coming up fast in the rearview mirror. Marketplace's Steve Tripoli reports.

Land of rising competition

Lisa Napoli | Nov 10, 2006
Japanese brands, once synonymous with quality and efficiency, have been having problems of late with recalls and getting products to market on time. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli reports on what's gone wrong.

Thirsty for power

Stephen Beard | Nov 10, 2006
Five Arab states have expressed an intention to embark on civil nuclear power programs. Is this just sensible economics, or something more sinister? Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Week on Wall Street

| Nov 10, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Kim Clark, personal finance columnist for U.S. News and World Report, about the week on Wall Street and what's ahead for the markets.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

It's become a matter of convention

| Nov 10, 2006
Fan cons, like those attracting Star Trek followers, are a big part of the $4 billion consumer-show business. Joal Ryan reports on how the TV show took that industry where it had never gone before.
Posted In: Entertainment

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