Marketplace AM for July 4, 2006
The boards of automakers Nissan and Renault yesterday approved talks with GM to create an alliance that would provide nearly one-quarter of all cars sold in the world. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The Freedom of Information Act turns 40 today. It was intended as a tool for journalists to keep government honest — but businesses use it more than anyone. Jeff Tyler reports.
Will stormy weather in rain-soaked parts of the country and intense drought in others put a crimp on legal fireworks sales? The pyrotechnics industry doesn't think so. Alex Cohen reports.
Tess Vigeland reports on the growing number of motorists opting for biodiesel to fill their tanks.
Lisa Napoli takes a look at one of the biggest occupational hazards in the film industry: lack of sleep.