Marketplace AM for November 21, 2005

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The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan sorts through the red ink at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation with host Lisa Napoli.

Aiding Students, Buying Students

Host Tess Vigeland talks to author Rupert Wilkinson about his new book, "Aiding Students, Buying Students."

Rawhide on the Rez

Cowboys have moved in with Indians in Arizona in a novel move by a native tribe to boost tourism revenue on its reservation. Mark Brodie reports.

Rollover standards

The government ends public comment today on new rules to strengthen auto roofs to reduce rollover fatalities. But as Gretchen Cook reports, some think the new rules don't go far enough.

GM makes predicted job cuts

This morning, GM's CEO Rick Wagoner offered up what he called some "tough medicine:" the car maker will cut 30,000 manufacturing jobs and close nine North American plants by 2008. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
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Bob Dylan poems on the auction block

Handwritten poems written by Sixties balladeer Bob Dylan are expected fetch as much as $80,000 today in an auction of rock memorabilia. Jeff Tyler has more.

Restless employees

In a new survey, more than 75% of employees said they want out of their current jobs, and human resources directors are scrambling to figure out ways to make them stay put. Brian Watt reports.

Online dating fraud is in hot water for allegedly having employees send bogus romantic e-mails to members to get them to renew. But as Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, the flap isn't likely to discourage those looking for love online.

Bush visits Mongolia

George Bush just became the first US president to visit Mongolia. Beijing Bureau Chief Jocelyn Ford explains why Mongolia is nervous about China, and what message Bush's visit might be sending.

Israeli government collapse

Hillary Krieger reports on the collapse of the government in Israel. And this time, elections to choose a new one will focus more on economic issues than national security.

Air wars

Boeing recently sold a whole lot of airplanes, to China and Dubai. Stephen Beard reports.

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