Marketplace AM for August 16, 2006
It's high noon at ketchup maker H.J. Heinz today, where a dissident shareholder squares off against the CEO over the future direction of the company. Lisa Napoli reports.
A federal judge yesterday ruled an insurance company could not be compelled to pay for storm-surge flood damage resulting from Hurricane Katrina. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at what the decision might mean for hundreds of similar cases.
United wants to be the first US airline to fly non-stop from Washington DC to Beijing. The airline's filing a request with the government today, but there's some competition. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Commentator Robert Reich argues American businesses need to lobby Congress to bolster science and math education for the sake of American competitiveness.
Apple is out to reserve the use of the word pod for its own products. Ashley Milne-Tyte has the story.