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Getting your goat

| Oct 17, 2005
The tastes of immigrant groups in the US are creating demand for different kinds of food. And that's creating big opportunities for farmers. Patrick Hirsch reports.

GM and UAW meet in the middle

Jeff Tyler | Oct 17, 2005
General Motors has reached a tentative deal with the United Auto Workers. The union has agreed to reductions in health care benefits in order to stem the carmaker's ongoing losses. Amy Scott reports.

How many calories in that brewski?

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 17, 2005
The National Consumer League wants to put nutritional labels on alcoholic beverages. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports that alcoholic beverage companies aren't bubbling over with enthusiasm.

New bankruptcy rules

Sarah Gardner | Oct 17, 2005
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 takes effect today, tightening the eligibility requirements for Chapter 7 filings. Sarah Gardner checks in.

TV Guide redesign hits stands

| Oct 17, 2005
The iconic publication undergoes its makeover reveal today, reappearing as a glossy, large-format lifestyle and entertainment magazine. Andrea Gardner has the story.

Gun liability changes

Scott Tong | Oct 17, 2005
This week the House is expected to take up the Senate-passed bill to prohibit liability lawsuits against gun manufacturers and sellers, and to dismiss pending lawsuits. Scott Tong reports.
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John Snow's Chinese progress

Jocelyn Ford | Oct 17, 2005
In Beijing today, Treasury Secretary John Snow met with China's Finance Minister and head of China's Central Bank. Jocelyn Ford reports on today's conversations on currency and trade.

Work perks vary by business size

Hilary Wicai | Oct 17, 2005
A new study reveals that the kind of support employees receive from employers depends on the size of the business. From the Marketplace Work and Family Desk, Hillary Wicai reports.

Look Ahead for October 14, 2005

| Oct 15, 2005
What you need to know today about next week.

The "Buzzword": EIA

| Oct 15, 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 - "EIA." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?