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A huge setback for the airline industry?

Scott Jagow | Aug 10, 2006
Airline stocks tanked this morning in Europe following news of the terrorist threat out of London. Shares of American Airlines dropped almost 13 percent. Host Scott Jagow talks to Mark Pilling, editor of Airline Business magazine.
Posted In: Canada

Confusion on Wall Street

| Aug 10, 2006
Host Scott Jagow talks with Marketplace economics editor Chris Farrell about the markets' reaction to the Federal Reserve's decision to stop raising rates.

Protests escalate in Mexico

| Aug 10, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to Mexico City journalist Franc Contreras about the growing economic consequences of protests calling for a full recount of Mexico's presidential election.
Posted In: Canada

Easing up on Sarb-Ox

Hilary Wicai | Aug 10, 2006
In an effort to stem continued criticism, the SEC is considering relaxing tough, post-Enron accounting rules for many small and foreign-owned businesses. Hillary Wicai reports.

New regs for truckers at US, Mexico border

Amy Scott | Aug 10, 2006
New rules go into effect today tightening restrictions on Canadian and Mexican truckers coming into the US. Amy Scott reports that many shipping businesses are scrambling to comply.
Posted In: Canada

Malfunctioning defibrillators

Helen Palmer | Aug 10, 2006
Defibrillators are popping up in public places everywhere these days, but a new report says one in five could be defective. Helen Palmer looks into the life-saving market.
Posted In: Health

But do you have an 'Elle' phone?

Stacey Vanek Smith | Aug 10, 2006
Women's fashion magazine Elle looks to expand the reach of its brand by launching its own cell phone — that doubles as a mirror. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the story.
Posted In: Science

It keeps getting worse for BP

Bob Moon | Aug 9, 2006
BP's PR nightmare began with its oil pipeline closure in Alaska earlier this week. Now Congress is promising hearings and the Justice Department is pursuing possible criminal charges. Bob Moon has the latest.

Bidding billions for airwaves

Lisa Napoli | Aug 9, 2006
The FCC is auctioning off a huge chunk of airwaves to mobile phone companies. The sale could bring $15 billion to the federal treasury. For consumers, it will mean cool cell phone capabilities down the road, Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

High-end home sales sinking

Jeff Tyler | Aug 9, 2006
Luxury home builder Toll Brothers said today that sales and signed contracts were down significantly. It's another sign the housing boom could be slowing. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Economy