Marketplace AM for February 28, 2006
In honor of Mardi Gras, reporter John Dimsdale checks in with small business owners in the Big Easy to chart their progress in the six months since Katrina.
Reporter Scott Tong travels to Toledo to preview today's case before the Supreme Court over whether corporate tax breaks as relocation incentives are Constitutional.
The pioneering role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons takes to the Internet today for the first time. While purists scoff, the company behind the move is hoping for a payoff of mythic proportions. Curt Nickisch reports.
Forget books and music; Amazon's now looking to be an online purveyor of haute couture. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Houston is becoming the largest school district to experiment with software that allows parents to plan their child's school cafeteria menu online. As Alex Cohen reports, it's not cheap.
China's economy expanded by nearly 10% last year. And new numbers out today say the country's energy consumption matched its economic growth almost step for step. We've heard plenty about China's growing demand for the world's oil. But as Jocelyn Ford reports, the country's really running on something else.
A bitter fight has broken out between two of the largest and most important member countries in the European Union.The issue is protectionism. Italy has accused France of trying to back away from the single market of the European Union. From the European Desk in London, Stephen Beard reports.
AOL is about to get a bit of mail of its own. A group of about fifty organizations is launching a campaign today to fight AOL's plan to charge a fee for bulk e-mail. Amy Scott reports.