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Marketplace for Friday, Dec. 28, 2007

Episode Description 

Dungeons & Dragons goes digital

The role-playing board game for self-professed geeks is getting a facelift. David Chong takes a look at how it's being reinvented and going electronic.
Posted In: Entertainment

Week on Wall Street

Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Amy Scott about what happened on Wall Street in 2007 and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Wall Street

Irish locals tell developers to go away

Big real estate developers and the newly rich are eying some of Ireland's most beautiful rural towns. But local authorities would like them to take their mansion-building money elsewhere. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Housing

A tough year for "Made in China"

Stories of lead paint and other hazards in Chinese-made goods hit the headlines in 2007. Our Shanghai correspondent Scott Tong takes a looks back with host Amy Scott.

How far can the discounts go?

Head to any of the big retailers and you're likely to find some crazy sales -- a short-term fix for a lackluster holiday shopping season. But are deep discounts good for the long-term health of these stores? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

Oracle of Omaha has a busy week

First Warren Buffett bought up a Chicago manufacturing giant. Now he's insuring municipal bonds and buying another insurance company. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

You can't generalize about Gen Y

Commentator and entrepreneur Ben Casnocha, 19, says marketers may claim to know how to reach his generation, but young people today have stronger individual identities that make them harder to reach through mass campaigns.

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Friend Or Foe
Pogue Mahone
Punk Singles Collection 1
† (Cross)