Marketplace AM for December 22, 2005
California's Secretary of State has refused to approve the use of electronic voting machines. He's asking for a federal review of the technology. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, that could have implications for the 30-some states using the machines.
A new report shows that, contrary to popular belief, people over 50 can actually be more productive than younger workers. Hillary Wicai has more.
Albertson's was supposed to be sold off in pieces today, but an eleventh hour decision by the company's board of directors put off the sale. Dan Grech reports.
Host Cheryl Glaser talks to Sara Bongiorni, a Louisiana writer whose family has been trying to live an entire year without buying products made in China.
Tighter airport security turns thousands of air travelers without proper documentation away from boarding gates each day. Bruce Kennedy has more on a new service these travelers can turn to in Atlanta.
Perhaps the biggest trend in holiday shopping this year is procrastination. Alex Cohen reports on what it means for shoppers and retailers.
Sony's woes in the Lone Star State deepened Wednesday after a judge added new charges that the company illegally embedded spyware in its products. Tess Vigeland has more.