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Did Chavez go too far?

Dan Grech | Oct 16, 2006
Today the UN votes on a new member for its Security Council. Hugo Chavez has spent all his political capital — and a whole lot of cash — to win the vote for Venezuela. But his fiery rhetoric may have backfired, Dan Grech reports.
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Sir Paul <SUP>TM</SUP>

| Oct 16, 2006
Sir Paul McCartney has applied to trademark his name. Estimates put his profit potential near a billion dollars. And as Diantha Parker reports, it ain't just music he's hoping to cash in on.

Tax day for Katrina victims

| Oct 16, 2006
Today is the deadline for Katrina victims to file their tax returns. Charla Bear takes a look at how well the plan to let them take advantage of special tax credits has worked.

Gotta pay those taxes

Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 16, 2006
This week in 1931, one of the country's most infamous crime lords is taken out &mdash; by the taxman. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us Back to Business, our look at the history of all things economic.

Bringing up Airbus

Kyle James | Oct 16, 2006
The German government wants to step in and help troubled Airbus and its parent company EADS, but the company wants to maintain autonomy, Kyle James reports.
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Ecuador goes bananas

Dan Grech | Oct 16, 2006
A radical leftist was expected to win Ecuador's presidential election Sunday, but a pro-business banana billionaire came from behind to force a November runoff &mdash; and he'll be the frontrunner. Dan Grech reports.
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Straight Story: Minimum wage

| Oct 13, 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, Chris rallies to raise the minimum wage.

Day in the Work Life: Legal gatekeeper

| Oct 13, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we go door-to-door with a process server.

Buzzword: Honest services fraud

| Oct 13, 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: Honest services fraud. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for Friday, October 13, 2006

| Oct 13, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on investing in ETFs, using a Simple IRA and managing a credit score.

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