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Adoption 101

| Oct 29, 2005
Adopting a child requires long term planning. Depending on where you choose to adopt — in the United States or internationally — costs can soar. Robin Urevich reports.

Wall Street and Your Wallet

| Oct 29, 2005
Soon the New York Stock Exchange will merge with the online trading company Archipelago. Will that make individuals all that much closer to Wall Street? And is that a good thing? Former NASDAQ chairman, Al Berkeley, gives us a tour of the market's future.
Posted In: Economy, Investing

Location, Location, Location...

Amy Scott | Oct 29, 2005
Are you a city mouse or a country mouse? And does one cost more cheese than another? Marketplace's Amy Scott did a city / suburb cost comparison and filed this report.
Posted In: Housing

UN warns of relief cutbacks

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 28, 2005
The UN may have to cut back relief efforts in Pakistan due to a lack of funds. Where would that leave the millions affected by the disaster? Why does the UN have funding problems? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada

Delta singing a sad Song

| Oct 28, 2005
Delta is facing the music and pulling the plug on its discount airline, Song. Since 2003, Delta had used Song as a lab for new ideas. Now, Delta will fold Song into its main fleet. Janet Babin has more.

Local shops take the pulse of Wall Street

| Oct 28, 2005
How do you take the pulse of Wall Street? How about a stroll around the Stock Exchange's neighborhood? WNYC's Fred Mogul visits the small businesses that may just feel the pulse of the markets on their cash registers.
Posted In: New York, Wall Street

GDP says... people are still shopping

Bob Moon | Oct 28, 2005
The GDP was up a healthy 3.8 percent in the third quarter. Go figure. Bob Moon looks at why the hurricanes don't appear to have dented the economy.
Posted In: Wall Street

Lewis Black doesn't like New Jersey drivers

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 28, 2005
Stereotypically angry New Yorkers have plenty to be grumpy about. Lewis Black, however, thrives on his frustrations, using them to make larger points. Kai Ryssdal asked him how he feels about the changes in his city.
Posted In: New York

Johnson: It's all about Hurricane Harriet

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 28, 2005
With all that's going on this week, what development does Dallas stockbroker David Johnson think will affect Wall Street most? That Supreme Court nomination shake-up. Kai Ryssdal talks to David.
Posted In: Wall Street

Lead smarter, not harder

| Oct 28, 2005
The country's facing some daunting problems: deficits; the war in Iraq; rebuilding the Gulf coast -- not easily solved. Economist/commentator Marcellus Andrews says part of the reason is that we're not as smart as we need to be.

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