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Kudos to Koizumi

Sep 12, 2005
Tokyo's Nikkei hit a four year high today — Japanese investors took a shine to the landslide victory Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi won over the weekend. Jocelyn Ford reports.
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The Sloan Sessions

Sep 12, 2005
Alan Sloan talks to host Scott Jagow about billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian and his sly new moves to buy GM stock.

Small biz in New Orleans

Sep 12, 2005
Some small businesses may try to hang on until New Orleans rebuilds. But what will determine which businesses can survive this disaster? From New Orleans, Sam Eaton reports.

Tracking the big G

Sep 12, 2005
John Battelle tells host Lisa Napoli that the battle between Google and its rivals has rewritten the rules of business in the Internet age.

Confusion and rebuilding

Sep 9, 2005
FEMA's Michael Brown has not been fired; he's still the director, it's just that he's not really managing the emergency anymore. Despite the confusion, contractors are flocking to the areas affected by the hurricane; Steve Henn has more.

Rewriting construction rules

Sep 9, 2005
Scott Tong reports that as gulf coast reconstruciton gets under way, the workers on the front lines may get a raw deal.

Farmers face a tough harvest

Sep 9, 2005
As farmers upriver in the Midwest start the grain harvest, it's a race against time. Kevin Lavery from KWMU in St. Louis reports the grain belt is taking this disaster right on the heels of another.

The report from Houston

Sep 9, 2005
the people most directly affected by Hurricane Katrina are in Baton Rouge. And Dallas. And Houston. They're trying to regain some normalcy. Marketplace's Bob Moon has been in Houston for the past week or so.

The week on Wall Street

Sep 9, 2005
Host Kai Ryssdal talks to analyst David Johnson about how Hurricane Katrina's aftermath may affect businesses along the gulf coast.

The outlook from Lower Manhattan

Sep 9, 2005
This Sunday at Ground Zero families of those who died in the World Trade Center will read aloud the names of the dead. Kai Ryssdal talks to Pradnya Joshi, who has been covering the plans for the site for Newsday.

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