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Mexican cartels are a big U.S. business

Dan Grech | Sep 20, 2007
Mexican drug cartels operating in the U.S. bring in $23 billion a year, according to a government report due out tomorrow. That would rank them 97th on the Fortune 500 list. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Crime, Mexico

Nasdaq in deal with Dubai exchange

Stephen Beard | Sep 20, 2007
Nasdaq and the Dubai stock exchange have come to terms on an intricate deal to buy the Nordic OMX Exchange group. Marketplace's Stephen Beard discusses the details with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

A change of course and tone

Steve Tripoli | Sep 20, 2007
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson let it be known today that the White House has decided to consider letting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy up jumbo loans, something it's been opposed to. And Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke added it better happen soon. Steve Tripoli reports.

'I'm a big name underwater'

| Sep 20, 2007
A nonprofit group is auctioning off the names of 10 new fish species discovered in Indonesia. Wealthy fishophiles are expected to line up and place high bids. Geoff Brumfiel reports.
Posted In: Charity, Science

More to help the housing market

Steve Henn | Sep 20, 2007
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson are going to Congress today to discuss fixing the mortgage market. Steve Henn reports.

Nasdaq, Dubai join forces for OMX

Stephen Beard | Sep 20, 2007
The Dubai stock market has teamed up with Nasdaq to benefit from Nasdaq's takeover of Swedish exchange OMX. Stephen Beard reports the relationship is mutually beneficial.
Posted In: Wall Street

The doctor is in . . . sort of

Shia Levitt | Sep 20, 2007
With a clanky metal body and flat-screen head, doctors are using robotic nurses to remotely monitor their patients and save money. Shia Levitt has the story.
Posted In: Health

Skilled immigrants: 'Deal with us'

Chris Farrell and Scott Jagow | Sep 20, 2007
Skilled immigrants unhappy with current immigration policies protested in Washington this week. Scott Jagow talks to economics correspondent Chris Farrell about the need for comprehensive reform.
Posted In: Immigration

Not just for cubic zirconia

Lisa Napoli | Sep 20, 2007
QVC does more than sell jewelry to you while you sit on the couch. To prove it, the company is trying something new: its first ad campaign in 21 years. Lisa Napoli has more.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail

Uninsured problem twice as big

Helen Palmer | Sep 20, 2007
The Census Bureau reported that 45 million Americans have no health insurance, but a study out today says it's really twice that. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health