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Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 18, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week on Wall Street and what's ahead for the markets.
Posted In: Wall Street

Hezbollah moves in to rebuild

| Aug 18, 2006
Now that its cease-fire with Israel appears to be holding, Hezbollah is switching from firing rockets to aiding rebuilding efforts. And many Lebanese welcome its help. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

What would US get for aid to Lebanon?

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 18, 2006
International aid is starting to flow into Lebanon. But money may not buy hearts and minds. Kai Ryssdal talks to Jon Alterman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies about the situation.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Now playing: New books!

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 18, 2006
Film trailers form the backbone of the movie marketing machine. And some book publishers are starting to test the idea out on their upcoming titles. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Downsize my space

| Aug 18, 2006
The cost of keeping a home has become too costly for some -- so when it comes to housing, small is the new big. Bob Moon reports on moving down the property ladder.
Posted In: Housing

Rebuilding Lebanon — with Hezbollah aid

| Aug 18, 2006
Lebanon has taken control of its entire country for the first time since 1968, but small business owners in war-torn southern Lebanon are counting on Hezbollah to get them back on their feet. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

Sustainability ball

Alex Cohen | Aug 18, 2006
To help bring environmentally-sensitive items to the mainstream market, one entrepreneur in Austin, Texas recently launched a monthly event called the Sustainable Shopper's Ball. Alex Cohen has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Apple investigates tabloid claim

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 18, 2006
Apple responded today to allegations in a British tabloid that workers at an iPod factory in China were being forced to pull 15-hours shifts for as little as $50 a month. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Plavix generic coming off pharmacy shelves?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 18, 2006
Two drug companies are going to court today to try to stop a Canadian pharmaceutical company from selling a generic of the No. 2 top-selling prescription drug: blood-thinner Plavix. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health

Dell's next move

Sam Eaton | Aug 18, 2006
It's been a rough week for the world's largest PC maker. It recalled four million notebook batteries on fears they could explode. Then yesterday, it reported disappointing quarterly earnings. Sam Eaton looks at possible rebound strategies.

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