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Revving it up

Jul 25, 2005
Host David Brown talks with LA Times transportation columnist Dan Neil about fuel economy, hybrids, golf carts and Ferraris.

An easy sell: Christopher Cox

Jul 25, 2005
If Christopher Cox is confirmed as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, business leaders are likely to be pretty happy. Hillary Wicai reports.

North Korea on the brink

Jul 25, 2005
Today US officials met face-to-face with their North Korean counterparts, part of preparations for six-nation talks set to begin tomorrow. Jocelyn Ford reports on the desperate conditions of the country under Kim Jong Il's tenure.
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The Sloan Sessions

Jul 25, 2005
Wall Street editor of <em>Newsweek</em> magazine Alan Sloan talks with host Kai Ryssdal about the buzz about China.

TV critics look forward to fall

Jul 25, 2005
It's their job to watch: Aaron Barnhart talks with Lisa Napoli about the Television Critics Association screenings and star encounters this weekend in Los Angeles.

Airline industry update

Jul 25, 2005
Ethan Lindsey reports on more news that may affect the competition between Airbus and Boeing.

Benefit Revolution?

Jul 22, 2005
This week, a new bill to extend benefits to unmarried government workers made its way to Congress. Work expert John Challenger tells Kai why Corporate America might be leading the benefit revolution.

Buzzword

Jul 22, 2005
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance - &quot;Negative Amortization.&quot; You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag

Jul 22, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on rolling over a 401k, gifting stocks for a wedding present, researching median home prices, and investing in socially responsible funds.

British muslims

Jul 22, 2005
British police stepped up their anti-terrorist operations in London. Today officers shot one man dead, arrested another and conducted three raids around the capital. Reports from Birmingham say a suspect with a suitcase full of explosives has been arrested. When looking for the roots of radicalism, experts often cite economic distress as a factor. After the deadly attacks in London two weeks ago, police were led to the city of Leeds. Marketplace's Steven Beard went there looking for a connection.
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