Marketplace AM for July 18, 2006
Makers of traditional Afghan carpets are looking to get back into the US market after decades of war decimated the trade. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Seem like your paycheck just doesn't go as far as it used to? Commentator J.D. Samant argues non-things can be just as expensive as actual things.
While the carrier may have solved its labor problems, Annie Baxter reports it still has its hands full with an aging, inefficient fleet.
An Arizona congressman proposes retiring the penny today, but his state stands to benefit from the move. And many consumers are fearful that it would lead to higher prices. Alex Cohen reports.
More college students are carrying tuition debt on their credit cards. Jane Lindholm reports.