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Saving the Long Bond

| Oct 21, 2005
Buying a long-term savings bond is simple. Cashing in on the investment isn't. Rachel Dornhelm reports that long-term bonds can cause short-term memory.
Posted In: Investing

The latest in oil

Alisa Roth | Oct 21, 2005
There was a number in the news today that sort of makes you shake your head. Oil hits $59 dollars ... and people think it's a <em>good</em> thing. Alisa Roth reports.

Bad winds for trade

John Dimsdale | Oct 21, 2005
This morning we got a reminder of the long-term effects of Rita and Katrina on the economy. The Census Bureau says the storms disrupted trade in and out of harbors in the Gulf of Mexico more than we thought. John Dimsdale reports.

Supply, demand, and Tamiflu

Stephen Beard | Oct 21, 2005
Everyone wants Tamiflu made by Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche, but there's not enough of it. Now Roche say it will meet with generic drug companies. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Stephen Beard in London.
Posted In: Canada, Health

The Week on Wall Street

| Oct 21, 2005
Wall Street analyst David Johnson talks to Kai about some strange doings on the stock market this week, and about classes on Saturdays.
Posted In: Wall Street

Closing accounts in New Orleans

Sam Eaton | Oct 21, 2005
Almost two months after the storm hit New Orleans, its smalltown banks are coming to terms with a new reality. Many of their clients just aren't coming back. Sam Eaton reports.

Thinking about Tom Delay

| Oct 21, 2005
Tom Delay's arraignment was postponed after the Congressman asked for a new judge. Delay isn't majority leader anymore, but Jeff Birnbaum says Washington is still DeLay's capital.

When Canadians get angry

| Oct 21, 2005
Canadians are a little bit steamed. They say we're not playing fair by NAFTAs rules. They're trying to do something about it, but no one in Washington is taking them seriously. Steve McNally reports from Toronto.

"Day in the Work Life": Graphologist

| Oct 21, 2005
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" &mdash; our regular look at how folks trade time for money &mdash; we check in with a graphologist.
Posted In: Jobs

Your Mileage Will Vary

| Oct 21, 2005
Wonder why your car doesn't get the mileage the dealer said it would? Don't worry &mdash; it's not you. The Environmental Protection Agency is finally planning to change the way it estimates mileage ratings. <em>Marketplace's</em> Scott Tong gets behind the wheel.