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The business of the Supreme Court

Jul 20, 2005
50-year-old appeals court judge John G. Roberts has been nominated to fill the Supreme Court seat being vacated by Sandra Day O'Connor. Scott Tong looks at what this means for corporate America.

Iraq's own "created equal"

Jul 20, 2005
A draft of the new Iraq constitution was released today, and it's not overly Americanized. In fact, Alisa Roth reports that it could sharply curtail the rights Iraqi women have come to expect.
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Going private

Jul 20, 2005
What do Cablevision, Neiman Marcus, Double Click and Polaroid have in common? They've all gone from public to private. Marketplace's Amy Scott reports on the recent surge in going-private buyouts. Amy Scott reports.

Meet John Roberts

Jul 20, 2005
A quick look at Bush's nomineee for the Supreme Court, business-wise.

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.

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