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MySpace showing its age

Janet Babin | Oct 9, 2006
The online social networking market is heating up. A new study finds that the sector is maturing and quickly separating into niches. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Annan passing the baton

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 9, 2006
On Monday, the United Nations Security Council will nominate the body's new secretary general. Rachel Dornhelm looks at the fiscal responsibilities awaiting Kofi Annan's replacement.
Posted In: Canada

Renewable energy summit targets Latin America

Dan Grech | Oct 9, 2006
Finland is holding the latest in its series of renewable energy conferences aimed at developing partnerships to develop large-scale renewable energy plans. This time it's Latin America. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

Leadership changes ahead for Airbus?

Eleanor Beardsley | Oct 9, 2006
EADS today denied reports in the German press that it has agreed to accept the resignation of the Airbus chief executive Christian Streiff. Eleanor Beardsley reports.
Posted In: Canada

Hitting housing's ceiling

| Oct 6, 2006
What you need to know today about your housing payments to come.
Posted In: Housing

Straight Story: Public pensions pickle

Chris Farrell | Oct 6, 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, public workers face a pension shortfall. Chris says all retirement systems need more transparency.

Day in the Work Life: Record keeper

| Oct 6, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we preserve the past with a corporate archivist.

Buzzword: NLRB

| Oct 6, 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: NLRB. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for Friday, October 6, 2006

| Oct 6, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on rolling over a 401k, refinancing a mortgage and choosing a socially-responsible fund.

When is workplace theft really stealing?

| Oct 6, 2006
You take a pen or two from the supply closest. Or maybe you use the fax for private work. Do those activities count as stealing? Tess Vigeland interviews David Callahan, author of the book, "Cheating Culture."
Posted In: Jobs