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Chicago without Marshall Field's?

Sep 8, 2006
Federated is renaming almost all of its department stores Macy's this weekend. Protests are planned in some cities. And commentator Gail Heriot says the renaming of Marshall Field's, in particular, is a bad idea.

Personal information becomes post-9/11 target

Sep 8, 2006
In the five years since the Sept. 11 attacks, access to personal data has changed dramatically. Host Kai Ryssdal and guests look at the implications of this shift for businesses and consumers. . . . And, Annie Baxter reports that new government data gathering regulations are shaking out some of the banking industry's smallest players.

Oil price is dropping. But why?

Sep 8, 2006
Oil prices dropped below $67 a barrel today, a long way from the recent high prices that approached $80. But despite falling prices, stock markets have barely reacted. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Port security bill will need shipload of money

Sep 8, 2006
A bill in Congress is being seen as a giant step toward securing U.S. borders. It's also an ambitious project that will not be easy to finance. Hillary Wicai reports.

HP scandal fallout may be Dunn

Sep 8, 2006
Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn's job may be on the line at a board meeting this weekend, amid allegations that HP hired private investigators to investigate board members. Amy Scott reports.