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More politicking over FDA pick

Helen Palmer | Sep 18, 2006
Approval of President Bush's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration may be blocked by members of his own party. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Washington

Air travel is up

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 18, 2006
Planes are fuller this year than last, the government reports. Is the commercial aviation industry heading back to the black? Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Up-and-comers get more say in global economy

Jocelyn Ford | Sep 18, 2006
The IMF voted today to boost the voting power of up-and-coming economies including China, South Korea Turkey and Mexico. Who loses power? Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Paulson's dilemma in China

Steve Tripoli | Sep 18, 2006
Henry Paulson makes his first visit to China as Treasury Secretary tomorrow. He'll try to prod China into helping narrow the U.S. trade deficit but said today he doesn't expect any quick fixes. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Washington

BP launches safety overhaul

Stephen Beard | Sep 18, 2006
British oil giant BP is launching a company-wide review of its operations, a move triggered by last year's fatal fire in its Texas City refinery. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Intel's new superchip

Janet Babin | Sep 18, 2006
Intel is ready to announce a new chip that moves data along lasers instead of wires. That means the data moves much faster and that could revolutionize the data communications industry. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Straight Story: For your eyes only

Chris Farrell | Sep 15, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, Chris makes a very public argument about the loss of privacy.

Day in the Work Life: Balls and strikes

| Sep 15, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we play ball with a minor league umpire.

Buzzword: Transfer pricing

| Sep 15, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance, transfer pricing. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for Friday, September 15, 2006

| Sep 15, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on getting a second mortgage, closing credit card accounts and investing money from a home sale.