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Investing in housing

Jul 19, 2005
Speculators are getting into the housing game. And some builders are trying to control who's buying into their communities, inserting anti-investor clauses into their contracts. From Phoenix, Mark Brodie reports in the 7:50am newscast.

The green world of Wal-Mart

Jul 19, 2005
Wal-Mart is set to open its first environmentally-friendly store in McKinney, Texas. In the 6:50am newscast, Bill Zeeble asks if Wal-Mart is set to dominate the world of environmental design.

Making the EPA look good

Jul 18, 2005
The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to hone what it calls its "corporate image." Does it make sense for a government agency to spend millions on PR? Marketplace's Scott Tong reports.

The view from India

Jul 18, 2005
Saying he'd like to strengthen economic and political ties with India, George Bush welcomed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the White House today. Back in India, the future is looking pretty bright. Miranda Kennedy reports.
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Movin' on up — or not

Jul 18, 2005
Getting to that deluxe apartment in the sky might be harder than you think. Host David Brown talks with John Parker of the <em>Economist</em> about a survey that appears in this week's edition of the magazine.

Washington takes a swing at baseball

Jul 18, 2005
If you're from Washington, political wrangling is as American as baseball and apple pie. So when the Washington Nationals baseball team came up for sale, partisanship came into play. Stephen Henn reports.

A bright future for India

Jul 18, 2005
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be in Washington today for a state visit with President Bush. Miranda Kennedy reports from New Delhi that young Indians are looking forward.

Corporate responsibility gets a makeover?

Jul 18, 2005
Sarbanes-Oxley marks its third anniversary next week, but the corporate responsiblity act still has its critics. Peronet Despeignes of <em>Fortune Magazine</em> speaks with Cheryl Glaser about what may happen with Sarbanes-Oxley as Christopher Cox takes over the SEC.

Painting the glass ceiling with a little green

Jul 15, 2005
Women executives do a better job of narrowing the gap between the salaries of men and women. Hillary Wicai reports on the findings of a new study.

Like selling candy to a baby

Jul 15, 2005
The Federal government is holding a conference this week on whether there should be stronger regulations on marketing food to kids. From the Marketplace Health Desk at WGBH, Helen Palmer reports.

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