Marketplace AM for August 3, 2006

Episode Description 

Airline profits flying high

The airline industry is making a comeback. With the big legacy carriers posting second quarter profits, host Scott Jagow talks to aviation expert Richard Gritta about what they're doing right.

Fall of Landis

Host Mark Austin Thomas and business of sports expert David Carter examine the fallout from news that Tour de France champion Floyd Landis may have taken a banned substance.
Posted In: Sports

High demand doesn't equal high profits

As searing heat continues over the eastern half of the country today, Amy Scott looks at the question of whether utilities are making a windfall off all the extra energy use.

Jaguar for sale?

Speculation is growing in the UK that Ford may put its luxury sports car company Jaguar up for sale. From London, Stephen Beard has the story.
Posted In: Canada

Sprint-Nextel anniversary

Nearly a year into the marriage of the two telecom giants, Lisa Napoli takes a look at the state of the union.

Pesticide debate

The EPA has until today to complete a review over the use of controversial pesticides banned in other countries. Sam Eaton looks at who stands to benefit if the agency approves the chemicals.

Rabbit redux

VW's first post-Beetle model makes a comeback. Will it hit the ground running in the affordable car market? Andrea Gardner reports.

Vista woes

More bad news for Microsoft: A survey out yesterday finds most businesses will delay purchasing the company's new Vista operating system for at least a year. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Science

India's electronic junk market

A new report says 70 percent of old computer equipment in the US and Europe winds up in New Delhi. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada