Marketplace AM for April 10, 2006
Economist Eric Talley and host Mark Austin Thomas discuss the continuing allure of the legal profession.
French President Chirac has bowed to public pressure and scrapped his new US-style labor law. The measure, designed to cut France's record level of youth unemployment, sparked protests around the country. Stephen Beard reports.
The World Trade Organization is expected to wade into the dispute over the value of China's yuan, calling on the Asian giant in a report today to adopt a more flexible currency exchange rate. But as Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, China may pay the request little heed.
The debate over immigration policy moves from the halls of Congress to the streets today where thousands are expected to rally for immigration rights in cities across the country. Jeff Tyler has more.
What a weekend it was in China. The Rolling Stones played its debut concert there. And in Beijing, Harley-Davidson opened its first dealership. Jocelyn Ford checked out the Hogs.
A public hearing starts today over Wal-Mart's plans to get into the banking business. As Bob Moon reports, the proposal has plenty of skeptics.
Big Blue unveils new technology today that will offer cell phones and PDAs the same firewall protections as giant main frames. But as Janet Babin reports, IBM's competitors are close to releasing their own versions.
A new study finds video news releases from companies are often aired on TV as straight news stories. Brett Neely reports.