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The Immigration Dollar

Lisa Napoli | Apr 1, 2006
As immigration reform plays out in Congress, it got us wondering: How does illegal immigration play out in our economy? Marketplace's Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Delphi seeks to cut more labor costs

John Dimsdale | Mar 31, 2006
Delphi, primary supplier of parts for General Motors, wants a bankruptcy court to void union labor contracts. Many think this move, along with Delphi's plant closures and layoffs, could provoke a strike. John Dimsdale reports.

New pension reporting rules proposed

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Mar 31, 2006
The panel that sets accounting rules for American companies is proposing a new method of reporting pensionobligations. It addresses the complaint that previous methods opened shareholders and employees to financial risks. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports
Posted In: Investing

America is looking a little French

| Mar 31, 2006
French President Jacques Chirac says he'll approve the controversial labor reforms that have fueled massive protests in that nation. Economist Glenn Hubbard has been watching the coverage and says it's a disturbing look in the mirror.

A dispute over what's green

Amy Scott | Mar 31, 2006
Activist investors are putting pressure on investment bank Goldman Sachs over its environmental policies. But, they're not trying to makethe bank more green-friendly. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Mar 31, 2006
Wall Street ended its best quarter overall since 2002, so why didn't it feel like it? Dallas stockbroker David Johnson talks with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Wall Street

Japan's market is heating up

| Mar 31, 2006
The number of day-traders looking to make their fortune is booming along with Japan's stock market. Jocelyn Ford catches up with a refrigerator salesman who spends most of his time buying and selling stock.
Posted In: Canada

Minor league umpires may call a strike

Tess Vigeland | Mar 31, 2006
One of the unofficial signs of spring is the start of baseball season. But next week's planned opener in the minor leagues may have a rocky start. The umpires could be on strike.
Posted In: Sports

A new prescription: recycling drugs

Helen Palmer | Mar 31, 2006
Thousands of dollars of prescription drugs are destroyed everyday because their intended patients don't use them. A new program to recycle these drugs is about to get a boost from the federal government. Lisa Ann Pinkerton reports.
Posted In: Health

Japan's market no longer in the fridge

Jocelyn Ford | Mar 31, 2006
As Japan's stock market booms, so does the number of individual day-traders looking to make their fortune. Jocelyn Ford catches up with a refrigerator salesman who spends most of his time buying and selling stock.
Posted In: Investing