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Sarbanes-Oxley 3-Year Anniversary

| Jul 22, 2005
Next week the post-Enron reforms known as Sarbanes-Oxley turn three years old. Many predicted that the hassles and costs of complying with the law would drive publicly-traded companies to throw in the towel and go private. Many have, especially small firms. But as Marketplace's Amy Scott reports, the law may have reached farther than expected.
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A new plan for the World Bank

| Jul 21, 2005
The World Bank, now under Paul Wolfowitz, has a new mission: fighting global warming. But commentator and policy analyst Daphne Wysham thinks that's not the best idea.

Trading lingerie

| Jul 21, 2005
Yesterday we reported on public companies <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/shows/2005/07/20/PM200507203.html" />going private</a>. Tomorrow, private company Maidenform goes public. Will the IPO of this 80-year-old lingerie-maker score big, or (bad pun alert) go bust? Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Playing politics with Grand Theft Auto

| Jul 21, 2005
Think urban apocalypse and you've got the idea behind Grand Theft Auto's latest game iteration, San Andreas. It's got automatic weapons, fast cars, and rough language. And, if you know how to tweak it, sex. Marketplace's Hillary Wicai reports.

Shoe battles

| Jul 21, 2005
The big shoe companies have been fighting for the feet of pro and college players for years. Now they're outfitting teen players. David Brown talks to Ed Derse.

The Quiznos bandits

| Jul 21, 2005
Maybe you hear Quiznos and think sandwiches. Or maybe those talking baby TV ads. Some robbers, however, have been cutting straight to the meat of the matter.

Inflation? What inflation?

| Jul 21, 2005
Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace Money's Chris Farrell, who says the Fed chair's inflation worries may be, well, inflated.

Slip sliding away

| Jul 21, 2005
In summer, everyone thinks of waterparks. But in places like the Wisconsin Dells, some proprietors are keeping their waterparks evergreen.

Daring execs on the flying trapeze

| Jul 21, 2005
Lisa Napoli talk with executive coach Edy Greenblatt, who has an MBA &#151; and a trapeze.

The business of the Supreme Court

| Jul 20, 2005
50-year-old appeals court judge John G. Roberts has been nominated to fill the Supreme Court seat being vacated by Sandra Day O'Connor. Scott Tong looks at what this means for corporate America.

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