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Nov 15, 2006

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A domino theory for capitalism?

Nov 15, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich argues that the United States may be on the brink of another Cold War — but the enemy this time isn't Communism.

Responsible budget a real possibility?

Nov 15, 2006
The lame-duck Congress probably won't get to all the spending bills on its long to-do list. Will the new Democratic-controlled Congress be able to instill fiscal responsibility in '07? Host Kai Ryssdal asks Maya MacGuineas.

Wanted: Hot mom and spokesperson

Nov 15, 2006
A pharmaceutical company that sells anti-wrinkle cream is sponsoring a contest to find the Hottest Mom in America. The winner will get a cash prize, and become the company's spokesperson. Lisa Napoli reports.

US Air launches hostile takeover

Nov 15, 2006
Delta has said repeatedly that it's not for sale, but that's not dissuading US Airways — and the company has good reason to pursue the merger now, Amy Scott reports.

New twist in transatlantic exchange race

Nov 15, 2006
In protest of high trading fees, a group of investment banks is set to launch its own trading system to rival European exchanges. And that could put the brakes on other merger deals. Stephen Beard explains.

VCs push for more skilled immigrants

Nov 15, 2006
Startup companies founded by immigrants have helped entrepreneurship flourish in America, a new study finds. But the venture capitalists who funded it have their own agenda, Steve Tripoli reports.

Art of war advertising

Nov 15, 2006
As Lebanon tries to pick up the pieces of its war-ruined economy, many companies are taking out ads to inspire hope and confidence — and bolster their brands — but not everyone's feeling the love. Ben Gilbert reports.