Marketplace AM for April 6, 2006
Despite listener objections to his call for increased legal immigration to the United States, personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow he's even more convinced the US should throw open its doors.
The European Central Bank is expected to leave the Euro-zone interest rate unchanged today when it meets to discuss monetary policy. Alisa Roth reports on the differences between the ECB and the US Federal Reserve Bank.
Hotel managers and union locals across the country have their eyes turned toward New York City, where hotel workers and managers are trying to hammer out a new labor contract. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Word that a major insurer plans to drop hurricane coverage for more than 140,000 homeowners in Florida has residents across the Gulf Coast worried that other insurers will soon follow suit. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling will likely get up on the witness stand to defend himself at his conspiracy and fraud trial in Houston today. Amy Scott reports.