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Making it easier to find pension costs

Amy Scott | Sep 29, 2006
The agency that sets U.S. accounting rules has issued new requirements for corporations to state pension liabilities on their balance sheets. Marketplace's Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Maybe there's some benefit to Medicare plan

Helen Palmer | Sep 29, 2006
When Medicare launched its new drug benefit a year ago, critics predicted horror story scenarios. But new details released by the Bush administration have Medicare officials doing a victory dance. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Columbia alums, get out your wallets

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 29, 2006
Columbia University is starting a $4 billion capital campaign — the largest ever in American higher education. But even larger campaigns are expected to be announced soon. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

For senators, pride goeth before the fall election

| Sep 29, 2006
Commentator Jeff Birnbaum says he's skeptical that members of the Senate will open their campaign finances to scrutiny on the Internet — though they have no problem requiring it for others.
Posted In: Washington

Week on Wall Street

| Sep 29, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal speaks with Dallas stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson about the past week in the markets and what might lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Taking a (tax) break in Puerto Rico

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 29, 2006
A great example of how companies are getting even more creative looking for tax breaks? The pharmaceutical industry's presence in Puerto Rico. Kai Ryssdal talks about it with Jill Barshay of Congressional Quarterly.

Brazil's economy still in the black market

| Sep 29, 2006
Brazil's voters are expected to reelect President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Sunday. The country is enjoying moderate growth, but much of its economy is still off the books. Paulo Prada reports.
Posted In: Canada

Easy race for Lula in Brazil

| Sep 29, 2006
Brazilian President Lula da Silva is almost certain to win reelection this weekend. Leftist intellectuals have abandoned the leader, but Brazil's rank and file remain firmly in Lula's camp, Paulo Prada reports.
Posted In: Canada

One musician making it on his own

Sean Cole | Sep 29, 2006
Sean Cole profiles blues musician Richard Johnston, who gives new meaning to the term one-man band.

Who's responsible at HP?

Scott Jagow | Sep 29, 2006
Former chairwoman Patricia Dunn says she didn't know HP's leak investigation employed potentially illegal methods. CEO Mark Hurd says he didn't know about the pretexting. But Congress wants to hold someone accountable.
Posted In: Washington

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