Marketplace AM for February 2, 2005

Episode Description 

"The Public's Business": The bond market

When President Bush delivers his State of the Union tonight, he's expected to lay out the economic agenda for his second term, including the controversial goals of privatizing Social Security and making permanent his tax cuts. One of the more intriguing questions is, who's going to determine whether he succeeds or not? In this edition of "The Public's Business", Marketplace commentator Robert Reich describes an unlikely constituency.

Public relations goes blogging

Blogs aren't just for individuals anymore. The web log, or blog, is being seen by many in the corporate world as a good internet marketing tool. Public relations experts, CEOs and customers are starting to realize the benefits of web diaries.