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Making sense of corporate earnings

Jul 20, 2005
Do the right thing — say, make exactly as much as analysts expect in a quarter — and your stocks might just go down. Knight Kiplinger makes sense of corporate earnings for Kai Ryssdal.

Just a normal guy

Jul 20, 2005
Did you know that 88% of men exaggerate their successes in the stock market? Bernice Kanner does. She talks with Lisa Napoli about her new book <em>When It Comes to Guys, What's Normal?</em>

Keeping planes flying

Jul 19, 2005
Northwest Airlines wants to cut its mechanics' pay, and the mechanics have decided to strike. But they may face a new challenge: outsourcing. Marketplace's Dan Grech reports.

Zimbabwe &mdash; a sound investment?

Jul 19, 2005
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been under fire for what he calls his "drive out the trash" campaign, displacing thousands of people and businesses. And the country is deeply indebted. So why would South Africa loan Zimbabwe a billion dollars? Gretchen Wilson reports.
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We said, he said, she said

Jul 19, 2005
A dispatch from Rome, plus letters from listeners in Las Vegas, Nevada and Princeton, New Jersey. Write to us by sending an e-mail to <a href="mailto:letters@marketplace.org">letters at marketplace.org</a>.<P><P>

The nuclear option

Jul 19, 2005
India's prime minister and President Bush announced that American firms will share civilian technology to help India build nuclear power plants. Commentator Vijay Vaitheeswaran, who covers energy for The Economist, wonders why this old idea is gaining new currency.

A historic lab evolves

Jul 19, 2005
It's been sixty years since the world's first nuclear bomb was detonated at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Two teams submitted their bids to the Department of Energy today with hopes of privatizing the lab. Bill Blackwell reports on what the scientists think ogf he transition.

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.

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