Marketplace AM for December 2, 2005
Andrew Stern, head of the largest union of service sector employees, talks to host Cheryl Glaser about the current state of relations between labor and management.
The TSA launches new guidelines for airport screening today allowing once-banned items like scissors and pocket knives back aboard flights. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at the economic considerations behind the move.
Officials from the European Union sit down with OPEC representatives today to discuss ways to stabilize the world oil market. Alisa Roth reports.
The retail giant's efforts to improve its image don't appear to be working. A new survey shows 56% of respondents think Wal-Mart "is bad for America." Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Looking to capitalize on new revenue streams, Microsoft is developing its own online classified site to compete with Craigslist. Jason Paur reports from Seattle.
Today the head of China's environmental protection administration resigned, three weeks after a chemical plant explosion in that country sent toxic benzene into the Songhua River. Beijing Bureau Chief Jocelyn Ford reports.
President Hugo Chavez is working hard to bring his country's oil industry under state control... and he's succeeding. Dan Grech reports.
Cheryl Glaser talked to economists Ray Perryman and Hugh Johnson about the relationship between job numbers and layoffs.
From Seattle, Ruby De Luna looks at a fast growing niche in photography-pregnancy shots.