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Backdating for a dead man

Sep 22, 2006
Cablevision admitted that it awarded stock options to a vice chairman after he died. The company backdated the options to make it look like the executive had received them while he was still alive. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

HP's CEO goes before the press

Sep 22, 2006
Mark Hurd held a news conference today to address issues surrounding HP's investigation of boardroom leaks. Host Kai Ryssdal discusses with Marketplace's Steve Tripoli what Hurd had to say and what it might mean for him and the company.

iPod's sincerest form of flattery appears

Sep 22, 2006
Fake iPods have reportedly been spotted in Asia, in Europe, and now in North America. But Jordana Gustafson reports.

What are you doing after the bell?

Sep 22, 2006
Wall Street has a dating site all its own, whether you're a trader or just looking for one. Amy Scott checked it out.

Experimental train crashes in test

Sep 22, 2006
At least 25 people died after a high-speed magnetic levitation train hit a maintenance vehicle and crashed in Germany. The crash is yet more bad news for the train's development. Stephen Beard reports.

Looking back at a Black Friday

Sep 22, 2006
Commentator and business historian John Steele Gordon tells the story of how one man's attempt to corner the gold market left New York's financial district in utter chaos. Could it happen again?