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Marketplace AM for November 28, 2005

Episode Description 

End-of-life electronics

What happens to all those used computers, cell phones and electronic appliances once they're no longer of use? An international conference takes up that question today, as Brian Watt reports.

Pretend disaster in London

London is holding a computer-simulated crisis today. Stephen Beard explains why.

Real disaster in China

An explosion in one of China's coal mines added to a string of serious accidents. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.

Nick & Jessica end their merger

What ever will happen to Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey's careers, now that their marriage is breaking up? Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Holiday shopping

Newsweek editor Allan Sloan discusses the holiday shopping season with host Lisa Napoli.

Privatization

Author Si Kahn talks to host Cheryl Glaser about his new book "The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy."

Dance dance revolution, baby

Parents may worry kids hooked on video games may not be getting enough exercise. But a new generation of video "exergames" looks to change that. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Nasdaq CEO in China

The head of the Nasdaq is in China today looking to entice Chinese companies to list on his exchange. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more.
Posted In: Wall Street

Big week for Merck

A new round of Vioxx proceedings is expected to begin today and tomorrow in state and federal court. Helen Palmer looks at what's at stake for Merck.
Posted In: Health

VOIP deadline

Today is the deadline for Voice-Over IP service providers to either provide 911 capability on their networks or stop taking new customers. Janet Babin reports.