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The Delphi effect

| Oct 11, 2005
Michigan Radio's William Poorman looks at how Delphi's bankruptcy may impact former parent company GM.

The Gray Lady goes to the movies

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 11, 2005
Ashely Milne-Tyte reports on the <em>New York Times'</em> latest efforts to increase ad revenue and attract new readers.

Tucking in around the wood stove

| Oct 11, 2005
The high cost of energy is driving up sales of woodstoves even before the first hits. This is the first time the industry has seen such a surge in demand since 1979. Monica Brady Myerov reports.

Sunny in China ... but expecting Snow

| Oct 11, 2005
US Treasury Secretary John Snow arrives in China today. Just before he headed to China, Snow sent message to the Chinese. Ruth Kirchner reports.

Swiss drugmaker Roche stocks way up

Stephen Beard | Oct 11, 2005
Roche's boost comes partly from good news from Genentech, of which it's part owner. And it's getting a shot in the arm from Tamiflu, the company's flu treatment. Stephen Beard reports.

Bad news for GM &#8212; from Delphi

Amy Scott | Oct 10, 2005
Over the weekend parts maker Delphi headed into bankruptcy court. Automaker GM, which used to own Delphi, might now be responsible for as much as $11 billion in pension costs. Amy Scott reports.

The quake's effect on Pakistan

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 10, 2005
This weekend's earthquake has left as many as 40,000 dead, 2.5 million homeless and thousands more injured in Pakistan. Miranda Kennedy reports real damage has also been done to Pakistan's economy.

Genetic testing in the workplace?

Hilary Wicai | Oct 10, 2005
Genetic testing for some diseases could mean better preventive care, but might reveal something that would make health insurers skittish. Workers at IBM won't have to worry about that, though. Hillary Wicai has more.

A possible trade harvest

Stephen Beard | Oct 10, 2005
The latest version of world trade talks have got a boost today when the US offered to cut farm subsidies by 60 percent. Stephen Beard reports from the European Desk in London.

Game theory gets the Nobel

Ruth Kirchner | Oct 10, 2005
Two game theorists won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences today. Marketplace's Tess Vigeland tries to figure out what winner Thomas Schelling is <em>really</em> thinking in this report.
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