Marketplace for Monday, October 1, 2007

Episode Description 

Will Court remain business-friendly?

In the past year, business interests have fared very well in the decisions handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court. Will that business-friendly record continue? John Dimsdale reports several cases will be putting that question to the test.
Posted In: Crime

Learning how capitalism works

With South Korea becoming a rich, democratic nation, as many as 10,000 people from North Korea have risked crossing the border. Adapting to a capitalist society may be less dangerous but it's no less difficult. Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Retail

What crisis? ... Dow closes at new high

For the first time since the credit crisis began, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged past the 14,000-point mark to a new closing high. Bob Moon talked with market strategist Art Hogan about what the stock market is thinking.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Radiohead lets buyers name their price

CD music sales continue to decline. But the popular alternative British group Radiohead is trying something new. They're making a key change in their sales strategy. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Retail

Idea for Starbucks: Teens on Beans

Starbucks is now a "family destination," or so the company says. It might soon be brewing up menu items targeted directly to kids and teens. Commentator Tim Bedore worries that insufferable adolescents might overrun his coffeehouse.
Posted In: Retail

Subway's kosher outlets are on a roll

The Subway chain is trying to sandwich in some new growth to its 21,000 locations. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes a look at a kosher Subway that has opened right here in Los Angeles.
Posted In: Retail

Nokia gets on the maps

Finnish cellular giant Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, is apparently navigating its way into the future with the purchase of Navteq, the digital mapping company. Jill Barshay reports.

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OK Computer
More Adventures in Lying Down
Shapes of Rhythm/Woman Is Sweeter
Tepid Peppermint Wonderland: Retrospective
Diaspora Soul

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