Marketplace AM for April 20, 2006
Chinese leader Hu Jintao is set to huddle with President Bush today over thorny economic issues between the two countries. They'll be talking trade mostly, what with the $200 billion gap between American and Chinese exports. Deborah Wong reports.
Shareholder watchdogs have been complaining loudly over runaway CEO compensation, but according to a new report, companies don't seem to be listening. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
A new Census report says not all Northern states are losing population to the Sun Belt. Maine and Rhode Island have actually seen an influx of residents. Hillary Wicai looks at why.
Prepackaged H2O may be a $40 billion industry, but it's anything but green. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
iTunes and the iPod helped boost Apple's earning 41% according to its recent quarterly report. And as Sarah Gardner reports, the company might have already its Next Big Thing to stoke even more growth.
One year after new bankruptcy restrictions were signed into law, Chris Farrell reports that credit card companies aren't getting what they hoped.<br/ ><b>A special report by Marketplace and American RadioWorks.</b>