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Can next generation of entrepreneurs deliver?

Curt Nickisch | Jul 6, 2006
A recent survey of entrepreneurs revealed that most earned money as kids, many via a paper route. The classic paperboy has gone the way of Mayberry. So is America losing an entrepreneurial breeding ground? Curt Nickisch looks below the fold.

Billboards with brains

Scott Jagow | Jul 6, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad and host Scott Jagow discuss new technology debuting at this weekend's World Cup final that measures the effectiveness of billboard advertising.
Posted In: Science, Sports

Sports greats hanging up their cleats, skates, rackets . . .

| Jul 6, 2006
Business of sports expert David Carter and host Mark Austin Thomas talk about the generation of sports legends heading for the door — and how marketers will replace them.
Posted In: Sports

What happens to Lay's estate?

Bob Moon | Jul 6, 2006
With the death of Enron founder Ken Lay, focus shifts to his estate: How much is left and who's entitled to it? Bob Moon takes a look.

All bets are off in Atlantic City

| Jul 6, 2006
Joel Rose takes a look at the economic impact of a prolonged closure of Atlantic City casinos and one group that's hoping it happens.

Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Hilary Wicai | Jul 6, 2006
George W. Bush turns 60 today. We asked our own Hillary Wicai to shop for an economic present for him.
Posted In: Washington

Coca-Cola theft

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jul 6, 2006
Three people face charges for stealing Coke's "secret recipe" and trying to sell it to Pepsi. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.

Packed planes

| Jul 6, 2006
Carriers are cutting routes and packing planes to fight high fuel costs. But as Annie Baxter reports, the strategy could backfire.

China to force union access

Jocelyn Ford | Jul 6, 2006
State-run newspapers in China today reported the government plans to force Wal-Mart and other foreign firms to allow employees to join a union. But it's not a win for the little guy, Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

We may have a winner in Mexico

Dan Grech | Jul 6, 2006
While you were sleeping, Mexican officials have been counting and re-counting votes in its presidential election. Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to Marketplace Americas Desk correspondent Dan Gretch.
Posted In: Canada