Support Marketplace

Latest Stories

Latest Stories

Pages

Keeping real-time quotes out of reach

Bob Moon | Nov 14, 2006
The NYSE recently raised fees for feeding market data to Internet companies. They're so high that sites like Google and Yahoo have had to drop the service, so today they asked the SEC to roll back the hike. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Brain drain in Iraq

Kai Ryssdal | Nov 14, 2006
Iraqi gunmen abducted researchers and educators in Baghdad today. Such threats have been forcing many of the best minds to leave the country. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Christian Science Monitor's Scott Peterson about the exodus of Iraq's professionals.
Posted In: Canada

Al Jazeera in English

| Nov 14, 2006
An international version of the controversial Al Jazeera news channel debuts tomorrow. It's the world's first 24-hour English-language news service from the Middle East. Ramy Inocencio reports.
Posted In: Canada

NATO warns of natural gas cartel on horizon

Stephen Beard | Nov 14, 2006
Word has it that Russia is preparing to form an OPEC-like global gas cartel. The country today denied the claims — but not its ambitions. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

No. 2 polluter: Hollywood

Sam Eaton | Nov 14, 2006
Pyrotechnic explosions and massive amounts of electricity used to power huge movie sets are among the factors making Hollywood one of the worst polluters in Los Angeles, says a new study. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Microcredit gaining steam in Philippines

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 14, 2006
The Nobel Peace Prize has brought microcredit into the global spotlight. The idea is that this form of lending is not only good for the poor — but also for business. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

How about Make Things Easier Day?

| Nov 14, 2006
Today is World Usability Day, a day to promote intuitive engineering and user-friendly design. Commentator and humorist Tim Bedore is all for it, if only we could come up with a better name . . .

Yukon salmon in trouble

Sam Eaton | Nov 14, 2006
Sam Eaton reports from Alaska's Yukon River where climate change is threatening the lucrative salmon fishing industry.

Partitioning Iraq won't work

| Nov 14, 2006
Commentator Reza Aslan says proposals to partition Iraq into three distinct states are a recipe for more turmoil.
Posted In: Canada

Bush and the Big Three

John Dimsdale | Nov 14, 2006
After numerous delays, President Bush sits down with U.S. automakers today to discuss ways to make them more competitive. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Pages