Marketplace AM for January 31, 2005

Episode Description 

"The Sloan Sessions": The Super Bowl

What does the Super Bowl have in common with corporate mergers? Quite a bit, actually. Newsweek's Wall Street editor Allan Sloan compares their strategies with host Kai Ryssdal in this edition of The Sloan Sessions.

Fresh direct

Internet businesses not only change how we shop, but where we choose to live. In some neighborhoods, one online store is having so much of an impact that it's boosting real estate prices. Marketplace's Alisa Roth reports.

Cathy ties the knot

After 28 years of blind dates and dealing with boyfriends, the comic strip character Cathy is finally getting married this weekend. Cartoonist Cathy Guisewite talks with Marketplace host Cheryl Glaser about her job, the sources of her inspiration, and what it's been like to be one of the first women in her profession.

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