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WorldCom scandal sticks to CEO Ebbers

Jul 13, 2005
The largest business fraud in U.S. history brings one of the strongest penalties yet against a corporate executive: 63 year old Bernard Ebbers has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in WorldCom's $11 billion accounting fraud. Marketplace's Bob Moon has more.

Back in black for US airlines

Jul 13, 2005
As quarterly earnings are posted, analysts are expecting that major airlines may declare profits. Andrea Gardner reports.

London still a destination

Jul 13, 2005
Rudy Maxa on the travel industry's reactions to last week's bombings in London.

CAFTA: in the details

Jul 13, 2005
The free trade agreement with Central America is up for a vote in the House any day now. Americas correspondent Dan Grech reports on one important but little-discussed paragraph in the 2,400 page CAFTA agreement.

(Almost) ready for retirement

Jul 12, 2005
A growing number of Americans are postponing retirement. From the Work and Family Desk, Marketplace's Hillary Wicai reports that phased retirement is a trend many employers are happy to see.

At the dawn of the Web

Jul 12, 2005
There was an Internet before Netscape went public, 10 years ago next month, but its IPO was "the Birth of the Web," according to writer Adam Lashinsky. He speaks to host David Brown.

Business as usual in Indonesia?

Jul 12, 2005
Before last year's tsunami, few Americans had heard of Banda Aceh, or the 30-year-long rebel uprising there against the Indonesian government. Peace talks resumed today, but they are likely to do little about rampant lawlessness and extortion. Marketplace's Jocelyn Ford reports that some U.S. relief efforts may also be in danger.
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Vacation — All I Ever Wanted

Jul 12, 2005
Americans are getting out of town this summer, and they're pulling out the plastic to do it. Stacy Vanek Smith reports.

Taking a trip to the store

Jul 12, 2005
Retailer Cabela's is becoming a destination in itself. Larry Schooler reports from Buda, Texas.

City mouse vs. country mouse?

Jul 11, 2005
After last week's subway bombings in London, many are wondering if mass transit is adequately protected here at home. Where will the dollars come from to beef up security? Amy Scott reports.

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