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Marketplace AM for July 14, 2005

Episode Description 

Fueling an upcoming congressional debate

The House and Senate are at odds over several issues as they begin to reconcile the energy bill. One will be whether to protect oil companies from lawsuits that claim gasoline additives have contaminated water supplies. Reporter Nancy Cohen says it's all about the MTBE.

Deciphering quarterly earnings

Marketplace Money's Chris Farrell helps Lisa Napoli make sense of the latest quarterly earnings numbers.

Hitting the ice

The National Hockey League has reached a deal with the players union on a new collective bargaining agreement yesterday. The pact reportedly includes a salary cap — the first in NHL history. Cheryl Glaser talks with commentator David Carter on what the new agreement means for the future of hockey.