You know the little green gecko in the Geiko commercial? Well its real-life model has an amazing ability to attach its toes to any surface, then easily peel them off. Janet Babin reports on the commercial promise of that gecko talent.
Fifty years ago Fidel Castro took control of Cuba, and the island nation's relationship with the U.S. has been dicey ever since. President Bush took a hard stance on Cuba, but with a new administration coming in, could a change in policy follow? Dan Grech reports.
The Major League Baseball Network launches today and will be available in 50 million homes. But will the startup cable channel be a home run or strike out, especially in these economic times? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Belt tightening, belt tightening, belt tightening. With all the talk about belt tightening as a way to save money, Sean Cole wondered what effect the economy is having on real belts, like leather ones.
The European single currency -- the euro -- is 10 years old today. Compared with the dollar it is in decent shape. But it wasn't always that way. From the Marketplace European desk, Stephen Beard reports.
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