Marketplace PM for November 14, 2006
Nov 14, 2006

Marketplace PM for November 14, 2006

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Keeping real-time quotes out of reach

Nov 14, 2006
The NYSE recently raised fees for feeding market data to Internet companies. They're so high that sites like Google and Yahoo have had to drop the service, so today they asked the SEC to roll back the hike. Bob Moon reports.

Al Jazeera in English

Nov 14, 2006
An international version of the controversial Al Jazeera news channel debuts tomorrow. It's the world's first 24-hour English-language news service from the Middle East. Ramy Inocencio reports.

How about Make Things Easier Day?

Nov 14, 2006
Today is World Usability Day, a day to promote intuitive engineering and user-friendly design. Commentator and humorist Tim Bedore is all for it, if only we could come up with a better name . . .

NATO warns of natural gas cartel on horizon

Nov 14, 2006
Word has it that Russia is preparing to form an OPEC-like global gas cartel. The country today denied the claims — but not its ambitions. Stephen Beard reports.

Microcredit gaining steam in Philippines

Nov 14, 2006
The Nobel Peace Prize has brought microcredit into the global spotlight. The idea is that this form of lending is not only good for the poor — but also for business. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Brain drain in Iraq

Nov 14, 2006
Iraqi gunmen abducted researchers and educators in Baghdad today. Such threats have been forcing many of the best minds to leave the country. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Christian Science Monitor's Scott Peterson about the exodus of Iraq's professionals.

No. 2 polluter: Hollywood

Nov 14, 2006
Pyrotechnic explosions and massive amounts of electricity used to power huge movie sets are among the factors making Hollywood one of the worst polluters in Los Angeles, says a new study. Sam Eaton reports.

Good news for consumers?

Nov 14, 2006
PPI and core producer prices plummeted last month on cheap fuel. The numbers suggest inflation is slowing down, but do they tell the whole picture? Stacey Vanek-Smith does the math.
Gas prices drop to the $2.15 per gallon mark at a gas station in Toledo, Ohio which currently has some of the lowest recorded gas prices in the country.
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