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Still trying to shatter the glass ceiling

Hilary Wicai | Jul 26, 2006
A new study out today finds the rate of promotion for women to top corporate jobs has slowed. Hillary Wicai reports.

Immigration battle in Britain

Stephen Beard | Jul 26, 2006
British business leaders are upset about a new plan to fight illegal immigration there. Stephen Beard has the details.
Posted In: Canada

GM earnings

Dan Grech | Jul 26, 2006
The world's largest automaker posts Q2 earnings today. Dan Grech has this preview of what Wall Street expects.

Cardboard box index is down

Jeff Tyler | Jul 25, 2006
The men in brown are singing the blues today. UPS posted weaker-than-expected profits and led the Dow Transports Index down about 2%. Is it a bad sign for the broader economy? Jeff Tyler delivers this report.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

Tough decision, loss of power

Amy Scott | Jul 25, 2006
It's been nine days since the lights went out in Queens, N.Y. Thousands of homes and businesses still lack power because, during the blackout's early stages, officials made a fateful choice. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: New York

Will the Katie Couric rule survive?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 25, 2006
The SEC votes tomorrow on new executive compensation rules. A proposed requirement to reveal salaries and perks of high-paid talent — named after the former Today show host — may be cut. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Washington

Out-of-state business taxes on the block

John Dimsdale | Jul 25, 2006
A new bill in Congress could dramatically cut back states' authority to tax businesses located outside their borders — and that has states crying foul. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Conflict's impact on Israel's economy is scattered

Hilary Krieger | Jul 25, 2006
In Jerusalem and other areas well outside the range of the conflict between the Israeli Defense Forces and Hezbollah, life goes on almost as normal. Hilary Kreiger reports.
Posted In: Canada

We've got mail

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 25, 2006
Kai Ryssdal rummages through the Marketplace mailbag to share what listeners are saying.

Want to save? Give up the big things

| Jul 25, 2006
As gas prices rise and consumers get scared of inflation, many people have started cutting back on small expenses. But commentator Amelia Tyagi says the little things don't matter as much as most people think.