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Business travelers shy away from U.S.

Diantha Parker | Nov 7, 2006
A new report says tighter security measures have caused many business travelers to bypass America in favor of other countries. Diantha Parker looks at plans to woo them back.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Selling bonds to save lives

Stephen Beard | Nov 7, 2006
Celebrities, investors and even the Pope will be among the first to buy a new type of bond in London today as part of an innovative vaccination program for the developing world. But the U.S. isn't taking part. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

House of Blues . . . sold

Rachel Dornhelm | Nov 7, 2006
The venue known for its cry of "Unity in Diversity" has given way to the forces of consolidation. The last major holdout in the live events industry sold for $354 million — probably bad news for bands and concertgoers. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Corruption's ties to poverty

Hilary Wicai | Nov 7, 2006
A new report says corruption in the developing world puts a major damper on economic development. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Canada

Record auctions expected

Alisa Roth | Nov 7, 2006
New York's two biggest auction houses could witness record transactions over the next two days thanks to a red-hot art market. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: New York

A Dow was born

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 7, 2006
This week in 1851, the founder of the Wall Street Journal and the Dow Jones Industrial Average came into the world. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.

Bridging India's digital divide

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 7, 2006
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer arrives in India today to push some different ideas about corporate social responsibility — and a smart long-term business plan. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

IEA goes nuclear

Scott Jagow | Nov 7, 2006
For the first time in its 32-year history, the IEA has called on the world to create more nuclear energy. Carola Hoyos of the Financial Times says it's not surprising.
Posted In: Canada

YouTube to go?

Jeff Tyler | Nov 7, 2006
Verizon is negotiating to deliver videos from the popular YouTube site directly to your cell phone. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Science

Buy! Sell! Merge!

Steve Tripoli | Nov 6, 2006
There was a mergers and acquisitions spending spree on Wall Street today, but are regular shareholders missing the party? Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace reporter Steve Tripoli who's been following the action.
Posted In: Wall Street