Marketplace AM for September 20, 2007

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'I'm a big name underwater'

A nonprofit group is auctioning off the names of 10 new fish species discovered in Indonesia. Wealthy fishophiles are expected to line up and place high bids. Geoff Brumfiel reports.
Posted In: Charity, Science
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More to help the housing market

Fed chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson are going to Congress today to discuss fixing the mortgage market. Steve Henn reports.
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Nasdaq, Dubai join forces for OMX

The Dubai stock market has teamed up with Nasdaq to benefit from Nasdaq's takeover of Swedish exchange OMX. Stephen Beard reports the relationship is mutually beneficial.
Posted In: Wall Street
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The doctor is in . . . sort of

With a clanky metal body and flat-screen head, doctors are using robotic nurses to remotely monitor their patients and save money. Shia Levitt has the story.
Posted In: Health
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Skilled immigrants: 'Deal with us'

Skilled immigrants unhappy with current immigration policies protested in Washington this week. Scott Jagow talks to economics correspondent Chris Farrell about the need for comprehensive reform.
Posted In: Immigration
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Not just for cubic zirconia

QVC does more than sell jewelry to you while you sit on the couch. To prove it, the company is trying something new: its first ad campaign in 21 years. Lisa Napoli has more.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail
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Uninsured problem twice as big

The Census Bureau reported that 45 million Americans have no health insurance, but a study out today says it's really twice that. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

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