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One Home, Two Nations: Mauricio and Nelly

Dan Grech | May 2, 2006
Marketplace Americas Correspondent Dan Grech continues the story of two friends born in El Salvador, now separated by the US border. Today, the story of their children.

The Sloan Sessions: Russia's oil

Scott Jagow | May 2, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan talks to host Scott Jagow about plans by Russia's state-owned oil company to offer publicly traded shares.
Posted In: Wall Street

Shareholder activism

| May 2, 2006
Economist Eric Talley talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about what's driving the recent spate of shareholder revolts in Corporate America.
Posted In: Wall Street

Boycotts, protests... so now what?

Lisa Napoli | May 2, 2006
Lisa Napoli looks at the impact of Monday's nationwide business boycott, and what it could mean for the immigration debate going forward.

Mixed reviews on Lay's performance

Rachel Dornhelm | May 2, 2006
Former Enron Chairman Ken Lay is expected to wrap up testimony today in the Enron fraud trail. Rachel Dornhelm takes a look at whether he helped or hurt his case.

Fed rosy on inflation?

John Dimsdale | May 2, 2006
With the economy rocketing along, is the Federal Reserve worried about inflation again? It depends on which Fed members you ask. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

Uncle Sam wants you

| May 2, 2006
Up to 40% of the federal workforce is expected to retire over the next 10 years, according to figures released Monday. As Cheryl Glaser reports, the government is going to have to change if it wants to attract and retain employees.
Posted In: Washington

Puerto Rico runs out of dolares

Dan Grech | May 2, 2006
The US Commonwealth shut down all non-essential government services, including schools, Monday after lawmakers failed to reach a budget deal. Dan Grech looks at what's next for the island territory.

Fisheries debate

Sam Eaton | May 2, 2006
Congress is considering an overhaul of the nation's fisheries management plans this week. And as Sam Eaton reports, the issue has divided many in the fishing industry.

French get tough on immigration

| May 2, 2006
Yesterday's US protests were about an immigration bill that would criminalize undocumented workers.In France, lawmakers are also debating whether to make life more difficult for illegal immigrants. Alisdair Sandford reports.
Posted In: Canada