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Spend to save?

Janet Babin | May 5, 2006
Banks and credit card companies say they want to help you fill your piggy bank. But what will it cost you? Marketplace's Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Savings

Hockey's big comeback

Scott Jagow | May 5, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad talks to host Scott Jagow about the resurgence of NHL hockey following a bitter lockout.
Posted In: Sports

Porn + MP3 = Profit

| May 5, 2006
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the porn industry's embrace of new technology and what it means to the entertainment industry as a whole.
Posted In: Science

Wages up, jobs down

John Dimsdale | May 5, 2006
The Labor Department released April job statistics today. Next week the Federal Reserve Board will scrutinize the stats for signs the economy is overheating. They won't have to look too far, John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

Freud's legacy

Lisa Napoli | May 5, 2006
Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth. Lisa Napoli analyzes the industry he fathered.
Posted In: Science

Microsoft's next big thing?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | May 5, 2006
The House of Gates on Thursday unveiled an ad auctioning system it hopes will be its next big revenue generator. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at whether it can compete with Google.
Posted In: Science

Kentucky Fried Derby

Rachel Dornhelm | May 5, 2006
Yum Brands, parent company of KFC and other fast food chains, has a coming out party of sorts Saturday as the sponsor of this year's Kentucky Derby. Rachel Dornhelm looks at what the exposure is likely to mean for the relatively unknown company.

Foie gras flap

Sarah Gardner | May 5, 2006
A California superior court judge hears arguments today in a case that tests whether the Whole Foods grocery chain can legally boycott suppliers that do business with California's only maker of foie gras. Sarah Gardner reports.

Cheney v. Putin

| May 5, 2006
The vice president and the Kremlin exchanged verbal jabs over state control of Russia's oil reserves Thursday. The jousting is bound to color discussions at this summer's G8 summit in Russia. Alasdair Sanford reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Porsche eyes china

Jocelyn Ford | May 5, 2006
The German automaker begins marketing its luxury ride in the Communist country with a growing taste for high-end goods. Jocelyn Ford reports.