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China taking its cut of information sales

Jocelyn Ford | Sep 11, 2006
China has issued rules that ban foreign news agencies like the Associated Press from going directly to customers in China. They'll have to sell their news, photos and financial information via the state-owned news agency, Xinhua. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Oil price is dropping. But why?

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 8, 2006
Oil prices dropped below $67 a barrel today, a long way from the recent high prices that approached $80. But despite falling prices, stock markets have barely reacted. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Port security bill will need shipload of money

Hilary Wicai | Sep 8, 2006
A bill in Congress is being seen as a giant step toward securing U.S. borders. It's also an ambitious project that will not be easy to finance. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

HP scandal fallout may be Dunn

Amy Scott | Sep 8, 2006
Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn's job may be on the line at a board meeting this weekend, amid allegations that HP hired private investigators to investigate board members. Amy Scott reports.

Chicago without Marshall Field's?

| Sep 8, 2006
Federated is renaming almost all of its department stores Macy's this weekend. Protests are planned in some cities. And commentator Gail Heriot says the renaming of Marshall Field's, in particular, is a bad idea.

Week on Wall Street

| Sep 8, 2006
It's Friday. And that means host Kai Ryssdal checks in with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson to talk about this week in the markets and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Personal information becomes post-9/11 target

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 8, 2006
In the five years since the Sept. 11 attacks, access to personal data has changed dramatically. Host Kai Ryssdal and guests look at the implications of this shift for businesses and consumers. . . . And, Annie Baxter reports that new government data gathering regulations are shaking out some of the banking industry's smallest players.
Posted In: Washington

The Straight Story: On the stump

| Sep 8, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, Election Day is just around the corner. Chris has some questions he wants answered before any candidate gets his vote.

Day in the Work Life: Energy saver

| Sep 8, 2006
On this week's 'A Day in the Work Life' -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we go green with an energy consultant.
Posted In: Jobs

Buzzword: Pretexting

| Sep 8, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - "Pretexting." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

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