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NYSE/Archipelago update

Dec 7, 2005
Members of the New York Stock Exchange have approved the acquisition of electronic exchange operator Archipelago. Bob Moon looks at what's next for the Big Board.

The Yin and the Yang of It

Dec 6, 2005
It's an intimidating task, being the lone Marketplace correspondent in the world's fastest growing major economy, and its most populous nation....

NYSE/Archipelago

Dec 6, 2005
Members of the New York Stock Exchange are expected to vote today on whether to acquire electronic exchange operator Archipelago. Bob Moon reports.

Liberty bonds

Dec 6, 2005
Congress is considering modeling Gulf Coast reconstruction partly on Lower Manhattan's post-9/11 redevelopment efforts. Amy Scott looks at how successful the Liberty Bond program has been in redeveloping New York's downtown.

Gates takes India

Dec 6, 2005
Bill Gates arrives in India today in an effort to increase sales of Microsoft products and services in its fastest growing market. Miranda Kennedy reports.

European no-fly list

Dec 6, 2005
EU-member countries have been given the go-ahead to assemble lists of air carriers considered too unsafe to operate within their territories. Gretchen Cook has more.

Why cutting capital taxes is a good idea

Dec 5, 2005
The House was back at work today after its Thanksgiving break, and lawmakers are digging right back into the thorny question of tax breaks. Economist and commentator Glenn Hubbard has some advice for them.

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Returning to China

Dec 5, 2005
I never thought it would take me this long to get back to China. When we left in ’97 my wife and I were sure we’d be back here living and working...

The state of bird flu

Dec 5, 2005
President Bush invites state officials to the White House today to discuss bird flu preparedness. As Gretchen Cook reports, what states really want to talk about is money.

Voting machines

Dec 5, 2005
The clock is ticking for states wanting to put electronic voting machines in place. Local officials must make sure their machines meet national reliability standards by the end of this year. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, there are security concerns.