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Nissan relocates

Jeff Tyler | Nov 14, 2005
Nissan plans to move its US headquarters from suburban Los Angeles to Tennessee in what it calls a cost-cutting move. But many current employees are loath to relocate. Jeff Tyler reports.

California nurse-to-patient ratios

Lisa Napoli | Nov 14, 2005
Nurses in California have come out ahead in a fight to increase the state-mandated nurse-to-patient ratio. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently abandoned a lawsuit to set the ratio 1-to-6. As Lisa Napoli reports, the current 1-to-5 ratio is being considered by other states.
Posted In: Health

Private Airbus

Brian Watt | Nov 14, 2005
While airlines queue up to buy the new Airbus A380, the world's biggest plane, some private individuals have also placed an order for the $300 million airliner. Brian Watt looks at who they might be.

China piracy

Ruth Kirchner | Nov 14, 2005
The US is pushing China to start cracking down on violations of intellectual property rights. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.

The Look Ahead for November 11, 2005

| Nov 11, 2005
What you need to know today about next week.

The "Buzzword": Stock Buy Back

| Nov 11, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, <em>Marketplace Money</em> brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance -- "Stock Buy Back." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
Posted In: Investing

The Mailbag for November 11, 2005

| Nov 11, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on investing in a health savings account, beating the credit card companies, and gifting property to children.
Posted In: Charity, Investing

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Defending Wal-Mart

| Nov 11, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out the "Straight Story." This week, Chris goes against the tide and sticks up for Wal-Mart.

From the Money Matters Desk: Patient From Hell

| Nov 11, 2005
On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- Professor Steven Schneider tells us how his cancer diagnosis changed his approach to health care.

The Fix It Bible

| Nov 11, 2005
A stopped up sink. A crack in the wall. Faulty flooring. Before you call in a repairman, you might want to listen to Arianne Cohen. She's the author of <em>Help It’s Broken, A Fix-It Bible for the Repair-Impaired</em> and she has tips on how to handle home repairs -- on a budget.
Posted In: Housing