Marketplace AM for August 29, 2005

Episode Description 

All work and no play

Can you believe it's almost September?Labor Day is a week away. Apparently time flies — when you're working all the time. From our Work and Family Desk, Hillary Wicai has the story.

The Sloan Sessions

This week, Alan Sloan doesn't just parse the numbers from Wall Street. He parses why we look at the numbers at all.

A science message from outer space

Deborah Manchester was an audiologist for 18 years. Her a-ha moment came after she had foot surgery and found there weren't any covers for her cast: suddenly, she was creating colorful space aliens. They've become the basis for a new kid's science series called <em>The Zula Patrol</em>.