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Day in the Work Life: Room with a view

Jun 23, 2006
On this week's A Day In the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we couch surf with an interior designer.

Get ready for statin price wars

Jun 23, 2006
If there was ever a good time to have high cholesterol, this might be it. The patent on the cholesterol-lowering statin drug, Zocor, expires today. So, generics will soon hit the market, bringing prices down. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Buying better business books

Jun 23, 2006
Business is the second-largest chunk of the book business after fiction. Last year booksellers sold more than one and a half million books on investing. But how can investors differentiate between fact and fiction? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Job Files: Art consultant

Jun 23, 2006
This week's installment of the Job Files takes us into the world of the fine art consultant.

Prescription drug costs

Jun 23, 2006
No surprise that the cost of brand-name prescription drugs is on the rise, but a new study reveals the cost has skyrocketed this year — three times faster than the rate of inflation. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Health

Merck to compete with Zocor generic

Jun 23, 2006
Today Merck's blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drug Zocor loses its patent. Usually when a brand drug goes generic, the price drops sharply. But Merck's not giving up market share without a fight. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Lord & Taylor sale

Jun 23, 2006
Federated Department Stores has sold Lord & Taylor to a property development company. Rachel Dornhelm tells us what's next for the famed up-scale retailer.

History for sale

Jun 22, 2006
Next week, some of Martin Luther King's papers will be auctioned — including a draft of his 'I Have a Dream' speech. But historians and civil rights activists worry what becomes of US history. Alex Cohen reports.

Watching the World Cup

Jun 22, 2006
What's it like to experience the world's biggest sporting event live? Host Tess Vigeland talks to Marketplace's Scott Jagow in Germany, where he's been enjoying the World Cup — and all its host nation has to offer.
Posted In: Sports

Sports galore

Jun 22, 2006
Business of Sports expert David Carter and host Mark Austin Thomas discuss the implications of this month's sports marketing bonanza.
Posted In: Sports

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