Oct 27, 2006

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NYSE meets Tokyo?

Oct 27, 2006
What would it mean if the New York Stock Exchange formed an alliance with the Tokyo Stock Exchange? Round-the-clock access to markets for New York traders, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Happy birthday Picasso

Oct 27, 2006
This week in 1881, the world's best-selling painter was born. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at the ongoing appeal of Pablo Picasso.

Out of style, out of profits

Oct 27, 2006
Remember the Timberland boot? The once-hip footwear has gone the way of all fads — and taken much of the company's profits with it. Diantha Parker reports.

Job Files: Bodyguard

Oct 27, 2006
Today we hit the mean streets of New York with bodyguard George Selios.

MLB cuts back revenue sharing

Oct 27, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and business of sports commentator Diana Nyad take a look at the fine print in Major League Baseball's new labor agreement and how it could impact the game.

<a href=http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/frozenassets/frozenassets_beard_arcticbeer.html>Global warming . . . I'll drink to that!</a>

Oct 27, 2006
If global warming continues, a handful of people in a southern Greenland town may have reason to celebrate. They're using water from the melting ice sheet to brew beer. Stephen Beard reports.

Oil money still flowing

Oct 27, 2006
Despite falling crude prices and cheaper gas at the pump, oil companies are still expected to rake in enormous profits in the fourth quarter. How's that? Bob Moon explains.

Cell phone advertising

Oct 27, 2006
Spending on ads targeted to cell phones is expected to hit $3 billion in five years. But marketers need to be careful not to trigger a consumer backlash, Janet Babin reports.

Record-setting IPO

Oct 27, 2006
China's largest state-owned bank went public in today in the largest IPO the world has ever seen. Ruth Kirchner reports.

Airbus goes to China

Oct 27, 2006
European plane-maker Airbus has signed a $10 billion deal giving it a foothold in China, but it's sparked concern about job losses in Europe. Stephen Beard reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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