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Marketplace PM for June 14, 2007

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Falklands has prospered after war

The war between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands ended 25 years ago today. We talked with some people there about the economic growth the islands have enjoyed in the ensuing years.

It's your turn

Kai Ryssdal reviews some of the comments we've received about Ben Stein, China's currency, Avandia and Red Bull.

Professional women? With little-girl voices?

Reporter Ashley Milne-Tyte noticed that many professional women in their 20s and 30s speak in ways that are, well, not very direct. She asked around about how women's voices matter to their careers.
Posted In: Jobs

What's the cure for home-lending market?

There's no shortage of ideas on how to deal with ailing borrowers and lenders. Fed officials heard some of them at a hearing in Washington. But the central bank's being urged not to overreact. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Crime, Housing

Starting at Ground Zero

JP Morgan Chase said today it's moving back to Lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site. Officials hope it will lure other businesses to locate there, too. But Alisa Roth reports the bank didn't come cheap.
Posted In: Housing, New York, Wall Street

Is Kodak's future coming into focus?

Kodak says it's got a new technology that will let photographers take sharp pictures in low light. Jill Barshay reports on what it might mean for the company, whose outlook in the digital era has lacked some definition.

We need a 'Last Chance Mortgage' fund

Once we get past stories about subprime mortgages and whether or not rising interest rates will sink real estate even lower, is there a way to bring the market back? Commentator John Vogel has a plan.
Posted In: Housing

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Pictures of You / Last Dance / Fascination Street
Walk Don't Run 2000
The Crane Wife
The Decemberists
Tom Tom Club
About a Boy Soundtrack
Damon Gough