Marketplace AM for June 16, 2006
Retailers are trying to boost Father's Day sales this year with marketing gimmicks that among things link dad's special day to Christmas. Charla Bear explains.
It's has been a year since the puzzle game started to appear in US papers, and it's pretty much created its own business empire since. Nancy Farghalli has the story.
Daily Variety editor Stuart Levine and host Mark Austin Thomas discuss the unexpected popularity of Al Gore's global warming documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, and the unprecedented 7-day opening "weekend" for Superman.
Federal regulators report Fannie Mae's accounting missteps cost shareholders $11 billion, reviving efforts by lawmakers to rein in the mortgage lending giant. John Dimsdale reports.