Marketplace AM for August 1, 2006
Posted In: Washington
Two billionaires are testifying for a Senate committee today that their use of offshore tax shelter accounts was above board. Their financial advisors told 'em so. But a new report from the Senate panel says, not really. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Commentator Zanny Minton-Beddoes argues that the window is closing fast on efforts to revive the Doha Round of world trade talks.
Rank and file Northwest flight attendants yesterday turned down a compromise agreement to slash wages and benefits, setting up a possible crippling strike at the world's fifth largest airline. Annie Baxter reports.
The channel that popularized the music video turns 25 today, but don't expect any big celebration. Jeff Tyler tells us why
President Bush heads to Crawford, Texas for his annual "working vacation" later this week. And he'll have a new neighbor: war protestor Cindy Sheehan. Scott Tong reports.