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Hockey lockout over?

| Jul 13, 2005
The NHL and its skaters have reached an agreement in principle in the labor dispute that forced cancellation of their entire season. Tess Vigeland talks with host David Brown.

An economic paradox

| Jul 13, 2005
China's economy is booming, but its two domestic stock exchanges are at 8-year lows. From Shanghai, Ruth Kirshner reports on the government's efforts to the markets around.
Posted In: Canada

Back in black for US airlines

| Jul 13, 2005
As quarterly earnings are posted, analysts are expecting that major airlines may declare profits. Andrea Gardner reports.

London still a destination

| Jul 13, 2005
Rudy Maxa on the travel industry's reactions to last week's bombings in London.

CAFTA: in the details

| Jul 13, 2005
The free trade agreement with Central America is up for a vote in the House any day now. Americas correspondent Dan Grech reports on one important but little-discussed paragraph in the 2,400 page CAFTA agreement.

(Almost) ready for retirement

| Jul 12, 2005
A growing number of Americans are postponing retirement. From the Work and Family Desk, Marketplace's Hillary Wicai reports that phased retirement is a trend many employers are happy to see.

S'more fond memories

| Jul 12, 2005
Outgoing Disney Chief Michael Eisner has written a book, <em>Camp</em>, fondly recalling his days at summer camp. If it's not already on your shelf, you're not alone. So far it's sold in the neighborhood of just 5,500 copies. Commentator and humorist Mark Thompson has more.

At the dawn of the Web

| Jul 12, 2005
There was an Internet before Netscape went public, 10 years ago next month, but its IPO was "the Birth of the Web," according to writer Adam Lashinsky. He speaks to host David Brown.

Business as usual in Indonesia?

| Jul 12, 2005
Before last year's tsunami, few Americans had heard of Banda Aceh, or the 30-year-long rebel uprising there against the Indonesian government. Peace talks resumed today, but they are likely to do little about rampant lawlessness and extortion. Marketplace's Jocelyn Ford reports that some U.S. relief efforts may also be in danger.
Posted In: Canada

Vacation &#151; All I Ever Wanted

| Jul 12, 2005
Americans are getting out of town this summer, and they're pulling out the plastic to do it. Stacy Vanek Smith reports.

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