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No one wins with the executive drop-in

Mar 21, 2006
Lucy Kellaway, management columnist for the Financial Times of London, says it can be pretty unnerving when the higher-ups in your company pay a visit to your office.

A video game you can't refuse?

Mar 21, 2006
Electronic Arts rolls out its new, $20-million Godfather video game. Lisa Napoli tells us whether it sleeps with the fishes or not.

Disturbing bird flu news

Mar 21, 2006
The Bush Administration predicts birds with the avian flu disease will be found in the United States this year.Meanwhile, the virus has evolved into two different human strains. Curt Nickisch reports.

Listening for hints from Fed chair

Mar 21, 2006
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gave one of his first public speeches last night. He didn't tip his hand much on interest rates. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Making a donation for you

Mar 20, 2006
Hal Hinkle traded Wall Street for Planet Earth. The self-styled environmentalist wants you to read six e-mails he's written about global warming. In return, he'll donate $100 in your name to one of three eco-themed charities. Lisa Napoli reports.

The Sloan Sessions: Knight-Ridder's fall

Mar 20, 2006
Allan Sloan, Wall Street editor for Newsweek magazine, talks with host Scott Jagow about the end of a great newspaper empire.

What to do about Iran?

Mar 20, 2006
Today, the UN Security Council holds its first official meeting to decide what to do about Iran and its nuclear program. Alisa Roth reports.

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More full rides at Stanford

Mar 20, 2006
Stanford University's coffers are rich with tech royalties, enabling the school to expand its offering of free tuition to poor students. Janet Babin reports.

We Talked to Chuck...

Mar 17, 2006
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal talks with Charles Schwab about his start in the brokerage industry, how the business has changed, and teaching kids the basics of investing.

Where has the money gone in Iraq?

Mar 17, 2006
Three years ago this weekend the US invaded Iraq. Beyond military spending, the US government has allocated $21 billion to rebuild the country. Pratap Chatterjee, director the non-profit group Corpwatch, spoke with Scott Jagow about where the money has gone.