Marketplace AM for August 7, 2006
Oil prices hit $77 a barrel on European markets today. One major factor pushing up prices: British oil giant BP is shutting down one of the largest oil fields in the US due to a pipeline leak. Stephen Beard reports.
SBC's merger with AT&T and Verizon's union with MCI are done deals, right? Not exactly. Steve Tripoli reports a federal judge still has the power to tinker with the fine print.
A survey from the AFL-CIO out today checks in with America's working women — and finds that 95 percent are concerned about the future. Hillary Wicai reports.
Mattel's latest efforts to reignite interest in the little toy cars involved a trip to the tiny town of Speed, Kansas. Charla Bear explains.