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Man Conference kicks off

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 14, 2006
Yes, that's right, a Man Conference. Advertisers gather in New York today to figure out how to sell more stuff to men. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Loan defaults on rise

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 14, 2006
Foreclosures are up over a year ago according to figures released yesterday. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Economy

Will hybrid sales follow gas prices down?

Janet Babin | Sep 14, 2006
If gas prices continue to fall, that's good news for motorists. But what does it mean for sales of hybrid vehicles? Janet Babin reports.

AMA lobbying Congress over Medicare cuts

| Sep 14, 2006
The doctor's lobby jumps into election-year politicking this week with a campaign to get Congress to roll back cuts on Medicare payments. Nancy Marshal Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

World economy's on a roll

Jocelyn Ford | Sep 14, 2006
The International Monetary Fund says the world is headed toward the strongest four-year expansion since the early '70s thanks to a strong showing by China and India. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Google gets charitable

Janet Babin | Sep 14, 2006
Google's philanthropic arm,, will be run under for-profit status. Janet Babin looks at what that means for the charity.

Things not getting easier in Detroit

Sarah Gardner | Sep 13, 2006
Ford's Board of Directors is meeting today and tomorrow, and they could be discussing cutting white collar jobs and benefits by as much as 30 percent. Sarah Gardner reports.

Will cheaper gas spur consumer spending?

Steve Tripoli | Sep 13, 2006
Oil is just above $64 dollars a barrel today, almost $15 below prices a month ago. That's helping people save money at the pump — Steve Tripoli looks at whether it will activate consumer spending.

Big Oil slides out of royalty payments

Kai Ryssdal and Scott Tong | Sep 13, 2006
Turns out operators of the major oil field recently discovered in the Gulf don't have to pay royalties for their find. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to Marketplace's Scott Tong, who's been following the story.
Posted In: Washington

Wage gap isn't real

| Sep 13, 2006
As debate rages over whether wages are really shrinking and average Americans are getting squeezed, commentator Steve Moore claims the middle class is doing very well, thank you.