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Marketplace AM for November 16, 2006
Nov 16, 2006

Marketplace AM for November 16, 2006

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Growing up in the wine industry

Nov 16, 2006
E.&amp; J. Gallo Winery President and CEO Joseph Gallo talks with Kai Ryssdal about learning the family business from Ernest and Julio, and passing it on. <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/segments/corneroffice/">Conversations From the Corner Office</a>.

Clear Channel's off the market

Nov 16, 2006
The fate of media giant Clear Channel is finally clear this morning: Two private equity firms will buy the company and take it private. Alisa Roth reports.

Brits use Bond film as recruiting tool

Nov 16, 2006
Britain's MI6 Secret Intelligence Service has used the release of the new Bond film "Casino Royale" to launch a recruitment drive. Stephen Beard reports.

Weinstein movies only at Blockbuster

Nov 16, 2006
The producer brothers of Miramax fame have struck a deal with Blockbuster for exclusive DVD distribution of their films. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Big Tobacco still smokin'

Nov 16, 2006
Despite a sharp drop in the number of U.S. smokers, the tobacco industry is holding its own. Alisa Roth reports.

Portland unplugged

Nov 16, 2006
Microsoft is helping to roll out new wireless Internet service in Portland, Oregon. It'll be free, but there's a catch: It's ad-supported. Lisa Napoli reports.

New banking rules in China

Nov 16, 2006
China has announced long-awaited rules governing the entrance of foreign banks into its lucrative retail banking market. Ruth Kirchner reports.

Strong earnings expected from HP

Nov 16, 2006
HP comes out with its third quarter earnings today, and they're expected to be good despite the company's pretexting scandal. Diantha Parker reports.

Arts essential to economic growth?

Nov 16, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell discuss a new approach to economic development through nurturing artist communities.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC