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Looking back at a Black Friday

| Sep 22, 2006
Commentator and business historian John Steele Gordon tells the story of how one man's attempt to corner the gold market left New York's financial district in utter chaos. Could it happen again?

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 22, 2006
Our stockbroker and business analyst in Dallas, David Johnson, talks with host Kai Ryssdal about this week's market news and what lies ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

iPod's sincerest form of flattery appears

| Sep 22, 2006
Fake iPods have reportedly been spotted in Asia, in Europe, and now in North America. But Jordana Gustafson reports.
Posted In: Canada

What are you doing after the bell?

Amy Scott | Sep 22, 2006
Wall Street has a dating site all its own, whether you're a trader or just looking for one. Amy Scott checked it out.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Happy birthday . . . index funds!

Jeff Tyler | Sep 22, 2006
It's time to wish happy birthday to one of the more popular market investments: Index funds just turned 30. But why isn't everyone cheering? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Investing

Is it time to pay college athletes?

Scott Jagow | Sep 22, 2006
Host Scott Jagow talks to business of sports commentator Diana Nyad about the fallout over allegations that star running back Reggie Bush took money and gifts from sports agents while playing college football.
Posted In: Sports

Battle for viewers begins

Bob Moon | Sep 22, 2006
Host Bob Moon and Daily Variety's Stuart Levine look at the network ratings drama behind this year's fall TV lineup.

Eat your spinach . . . PLEASE

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 22, 2006
The lobby for fruit and vegetable growers is considering a marketing campaign to restore consumer confidence in spinach once the E.coli warning is lifted. Rachel Dornhelm looks at its chances for success.
Posted In: Health

HP investor confidence falters

Stacey Vanek Smith | Sep 22, 2006
Hewlett Packard's share price takes it worst plunge since the "pretexting" scandal broke two weeks ago. The drop followed news that CEO Mark Hurd has been linked to the spying allegations. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.


Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 22, 2006
Soft drink maker Coca-Cola is getting into premium coffee drinks. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at whether there's room in this increasingly crowded market.