Marketplace PM for October 6, 2006

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When violence at home comes to work

Domestic violence isn't just a problem at home. It also costs billions of dollars in the workplace. Some companies are responding. From the Work and Family desk, Apryl Lundsten reports.

Week on Wall Street

Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with Kai Ryssdal about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Baseball's bases are loaded

Attendance for Major League Baseball games is at an all-time high. From a business standpoint, things are about as good as they get. Sports commentator Diana Nyad takes a look at the game with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Sports

Putting golf out to pasture

Among cows and barbed-wire fences in farmers' fields, tens of thousands of people are taking to a game called "Farmer's Golf." Rico Gagliano traveled to The Netherlands to learn the origins and secrets of the game.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Sports

Air-passenger-data deal reached

U.S. and European officials have agreed on new rules governing how much personal data Europeans should provide to American authorities about people flying to the U.S. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Will NYSE traders leave the floor?

The New York Stock Exchange is trying a new trading system that might pose a threat to the floor traders whose loud and chaotic activities have been an integral part of its daily activities. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Investing, New York, Wall Street

Agreement would take junk out of food

President Clinton and the American Heart Association announced a deal with several major food companies to make school snacks healthier. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

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