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The Sloan Sessions: NFL TV

Apr 25, 2005
The NFL has struck two new TV deals that will move Monday games to ESPN and Sunday night football to NBC. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Newsweek's Wall Street editor Allan Sloan about how the NFL is making out like a bandit.

Better the devil you know?

Apr 25, 2005
Airports now have the chance to choose between federal and private passenger screening services. But as Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports, it doesn't look like many airports will be opting to go private.

China textiles

Apr 22, 2005
The U-S needs to take a tougher approach to China. That, from the President's pick for the top trade position. In confirmation hearings this week, Rob Portman said he'd do a top-to-bottom review of trade complaints with China. We have a pretty good sense of where he might begin. Since January, imports of Chinese t-shirts, underwear and other textiles have risen more than 60%. The American textile industry blames the end of longstanding quotas. And now the Bush Administration's warning China it may impose emergency safeguard restrictions. But as Marketplace's Jocelyn Ford reports, the threats may be a little threadbare.
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Tackling that next job

Apr 22, 2005
Retiring from professional sports can be a difficult financial transition for many players. Cheryl Glaser talked with former NFL star Hardy Nickerson about how he's adjusted to a new life and career.

The value of a rookie

Apr 22, 2005
NFL teams will draft their future players this weekend. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with sports commentator Michael Knisley about the economics of the draft.

Are you ready for some cable?

Apr 22, 2005
After more than three decades on ABC, Monday Night Football will air on ESPN starting in 2006, while NBC gets the Sunday night games. Host Tess Vigeland talks with entertainment commentator Michael Speier about the deals.

Wall Street goes binary

Apr 21, 2005
Will the NYSE's merger with an electronic-trading company mean the end of the iconic pictures of traders screaming and yelling at each other? Marketplace's Bob Moon reports on why the move is being made.

The <i>new</i> exchange and the individual investor

Apr 21, 2005
Host David Brown talks to <i>Money Magazine's</i> Jason Zweig about what the changes will mean for the everyday investor.

The meeting of 1366

Apr 21, 2005
Down on Wall Street, members of the stock exchange will meet and discuss the merger. These are the so-called seat holders -- all 1,366 of them -- that include many of Wall Street's largest firms as well as small family-owned businesses that have worked at the NYSE for generations. Marketplace's Alisa Roth reports.

The "Trucking Index"

Apr 21, 2005
Does the trucking industry provide a heads-up view on the economy that even leading economic indicators don't? Marketplace's business editor Cheryl Glaser goes for a ride.

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