Marketplace AM for March 10, 2006
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
The Labor Department releases its February job statistics today and economists expect them to show the economy created nearly a quarter million new jobs. But Alisa Roth tells us what's good news for job seekers might be bad news for Wall Street.
Those wondering whether certain consumer products are made with nanotechnology -- which some believe may be hazardous -- can now consult a new online database to find out. Janet Babin reports.
At least a couple of groups might be ready to pay big money for newspaper chain Knight Ridder. Amy Scott reports.
European foreign ministers are meeting today to consider economic aid for the Palestinians, which Israel and the US have already cut off after the election victory by Hamas. The EU may follow suit. Stephen Beard reports.
Piracy of American products in China is rampant. Today, the Chinese created a special court to handle intellectual property cases. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.
Lisa Napoli looks at the ramifications of the deal between the Tube Music Network and Tribune Broadcasting Corp. to offer digital multicasts to more than 14 million households by summer.