Marketplace AM for April 19, 2006
Chinese President Hu Jintao visits a Boeing assembly plant outside Seattle today. As Jason Paur reports, Hu's tour underscores China's growing relationship with the American aircraft giant.
Home loan giant Freddie Mac has agreed to pay a record fine to settle charges that it made illegal campaign contributions. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The opening of Julia Roberts' play in New York today is the latest example of Broadway's use of Hollywood star power to attract audiences. Tess Vigeland reports.
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow if American companies can't beat product pirates, they should join them.
Author Tim Phillips tells host Lisa Napoli that organized criminal gangs are behind much of the world's product piracy.
The International Monetary Fund comes out with its latest report on the global economy today, but as Scott Tong reports, its influence over world financial matters may be at an all time low.
Right now, there's no retirement age for commercial airplanes. They can fly well into their golden years - as long as they pass the maintenance exams.But the US government is rethinking this. Hillary Wicai reports.
The leaders of Delta's pilots union sit down today to discuss a proposed compromise plan to keep both the pilots and the bankrupt carrier in business. As Alisa Roth reports, the pilots may have no choice but to accept the plan.
The recent roller coaster of the Indian stock market has spooked many foreign institutional investors but encouraged many local market players. Miranda Kennedy reports.