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Looking forward to the Fed

| Sep 20, 2005
The Federal Reserve Board revisits short-term interest rates today. No rate change would signal a concern at the Fed the economy is slowing. John Dimsdale reports.

Flu shots! Get yer flu shots!

| Sep 20, 2005
Hoping to avoid last year's flu vaccination shortage, federal health officials are proposing that doctors receive more money for each shot they administer. Helen Palmer reports.

Eminent domain backlash

| Sep 20, 2005
The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to hear testimony today on legislation that would the recent Supreme Court decision giving local governments the power to seize homes for private development. Scott Tong reports.

The view from above

| Sep 20, 2005
The aftermath of Katrina has cast a spotlight on the use of satellite imagery as a tool for damage assessment and reconstruction planning. Ita€™s also a growing business; Cristina Del Sesto reports.

Fed meets on interest rates tomorrow

| Sep 19, 2005
There's no question the hurricane will bring an economic hit. But will it make the Fed pause in its rate-raising strategy? Marketplace's John Dimsdale reports the handicappers are saying it's a close call.

Nike profits spike

| Sep 19, 2005
Investors sprinted for Nike stock today — shares rose almost 6 percent on a huge 32% increase in quarterly profit. Marketplace's Jeff Tyler looked into whether the maker of Air Jordans can keep up the punishing financial pace.

Hollywood hunts ghostly pirates

| Sep 19, 2005
Today 6 big movie studios announced they're pooling their resources to develop new anti-piracy technologies. Marketplace's Tess Vigeland reports.

Are RVs the answer?

| Sep 19, 2005
FEMA said 10 days ago it's going to spend almost $5 billion on mobile homes. It seems like a quick fix. But Marketplace's Steve Henn reports short term answers may not be the best solution.

Making voting choices in Afghanistan

| Sep 19, 2005
Yesterday Afghanistan held its first parliamentary elections in 25 years; Vote counting starts tomorrow, and will take weeks. Miranda Kennedy reports that economics and violence were considered before votes were cast.

Stalemate in Germany

| Sep 19, 2005
Challenger Angela Merkel's party won just three more seats than Chancellor Gerhard Schröeder's — and both have claimed victory. The uncertainty could have repercussions for the United States. Stephen Beard reports.

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