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Marketplace for Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007
Oct 25, 2007

Marketplace for Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007

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Finding the sweet spot in giving

Oct 25, 2007
Reynold Levy, president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, has shown mastery at tapping the resources of New York City to fund his nonprofit institution. He talks with host Kai Ryssdal in our Conversations From the Corner Office.

U.S. will need help with Iran sanctions

Oct 25, 2007
The United States has announced new economic pressures on Iran, with sanctions on banks, companies and military units. But, John Dimsdale reports, the White House can't go it alone in making the sanctions work.

Dems' subprime report is debatable

Oct 25, 2007
Congressional Democrats have issued an economic report on the mortgage meltdown and called for the Bush administration to prevent 2 million foreclosures in the next two years. But not all economists agree with the fine print. Jill Barshay reports.

Rangel offers massive tax-reform bill

Oct 25, 2007
The Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Charles Rangel, has introduced a tax-reform bill that would lower taxes for 91 million families and overhaul the entire tax code to the tune of almost a trillion dollars. Steve Henn reports.

Should old ISP have to forward e-mail?

Oct 25, 2007
The FCC is considering a request to require Internet service providers like AOL to forward your e-mail to whichever new account you're using now. Declan McCullagh at CNET explains why that might not be as logical as it sounds.

Oregon voters to give billboards a sign

Oct 25, 2007
A special election on Nov. 6 in Oregon will determine the future of billboards along the state's well-traveled roads, where such signage has been tightly controlled for years. Ethan Lindsey reports.
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No defense for Europe's protectionism

Oct 25, 2007
Europe spends considerably less on defense than the United States does. And when Europeans do spend, says commentator David Frum, it's not always very wisely.

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