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GDP is down

John Dimsdale | Oct 27, 2006
Today, the government said that third quarter GDP growth is at the weakest levels in more than three years. Many investors are worried the slowdown would prompt the Fed to raise interest rates. John Dimsdale reports.

The NYSE & Tokyo

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 27, 2006
The New York Stock Exchange is negotiating an alliance with the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The news comes as the NYSE seals its deal to merge with the pan-European exchange Euronext. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

AutoNation is shrinking

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 27, 2006
AutoNation Inc., the nation's largest car retailer, said it's going to slash the number of vehicles it buys from the Big Three. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Economy

Private newspapers

Diantha Parker | Oct 27, 2006
Several major metropolitan dailies are the subjects of private buyout offers by local businessmen. Is the trend a return of the newspaper industry to a gentlemen's business? Diantha Parker reports.

African leadership incentive

Stephen Beard | Oct 27, 2006
A Sudanese billionaire is putting up millions in prize money to promote good democratic governance in Africa -- and to encourage leaders to step down once their terms expire. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 27, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Kim Clark, personal finance columnist for U.S. News and World Report, about the week on Wall Street and what's ahead for the markets.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

The cost-benefit on global warming

| Oct 27, 2006
A global-warming report out this week says the price of global poverty and mass migration due to climate change outweighs the costs of taking urgent steps to push back warming. Commentator Mark Hertsgaard argues a green planet and a healthy economy are actually inextricably linked.

<a href=http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/frozenassets/frozenassets_eaton_firsttofall.html>First to fall</a>

Sam Eaton | Oct 27, 2006
Alaska's Bering Sea pollock fishery is the world's largest, but fishermen there are struggling as climate change moves the state's second-most-valuable resource into cooler waters in Russian fishing grounds. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Economy

MLB cuts back revenue sharing

Scott Jagow | Oct 27, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and business of sports commentator Diana Nyad take a look at the fine print in Major League Baseball's new labor agreement and how it could impact the game.
Posted In: Sports

<a href=http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/frozenassets/frozenassets_beard_arcticbeer.html>Global warming . . . I'll drink to that!</a>

Stephen Beard | Oct 27, 2006
If global warming continues, a handful of people in a southern Greenland town may have reason to celebrate. They're using water from the melting ice sheet to brew beer. Stephen Beard reports.

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