Marketplace AM for June 9, 2006

Episode Description 

Space food

Rachel Louise Snyder reports on a very European initiative to spice up the taste of typically bland space food.

Stock options investigation

Federal investigators are looking into the possibly fraudulent practice of back-dating corporate stock options. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

White House economic forecast

The White House yesterday released a rosier forecast for economic growth than originally estimated, but some economists see the glass a little differently. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Economy

DeLay says goodbye

Former House Majority leader Tom DeLay leaves Congress today. He faces trial for money-laundering and he's tied to the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal. Scott Tong takes a look at whether his legacy is likely to last.
Posted In: Washington

World Cup ads

The World Cup kicks off today in Germany. Soccer's quadrennial world championship tournament is an advertising bonanza in most countries. With one notable exception. Curt Nickisch tells us why.
Posted In: Sports

Hangover cure on the way

A French court has lifted the country's ban on a hangover cure said to work by quickly removing alcohol from the bloodstream. Now the makers of Security Feel Better are eager to step up sales. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Commodities rollercoaster

Commodity prices have been all over the place recently. Tess Vigeland takes look at what's behind the wild ride.
Posted In: Economy

Job Files: Wedding singer

This installment of the Job Files looks at the life of a wedding singer.

House passes telecom bill

Your cable bill could be going down. So say proponents of legislation passed last night by the House. The measure would help phone companies get into the cable business, but it still has to make it through the Senate. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Washington

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