Japanese trade officials meet Monday to decide whether to lift a two-year ban on U.S. beef triggered by the Mad Cow scare. As Alisa Roth reports, the U.S. beef industry has a lot at "steak."
A U.N.-backed report charges that about 2,200 companies in the U.N. oil-for-food program paid kickbacks and surcharges to Saddam Hussein's government. Alisa Roth tells us who's on the list.
Millions of foreign immigrants call New York City home. A miniature United Nations convenes regularly at ESL classes across the city. Alisa Roth takes a look at one.
At a taxi stand at Kennedy Airport, Marketplace talks to immgrants who drive the streets of the city they once dreamed of from Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.
Depending on who you talk to, the New York Stock Exchange's merger with Archipelago may have little effect, or it could mean the end a way of life that's lasted more than 200 years. Alisa Roth spoke to NYSE veterans.
There was a number in the news today that sort of makes you shake your head. Oil hits $59 dollars ... and people think it's a <em>good</em> thing. Alisa Roth reports.
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched a new recruiting drive to help fill the declining ranks of Catholic priests. Alisa Roth looks at the earthly challenges of marketing the job.
Just weeks after Apple came out with its Nano mp3 player, it introduced a new iPod today. The little guy plays music — and music videos — and <em>Desperate Housewives</em>. Alisa Roth has more.
Cutting costs isn't the only reason big corporations outsource job from the United States. Alisa Roth looks at the latest outsourcing trends.