Marketplace AM for March 25, 2005
Posted In: Canada
Mention Germany, and you're likely to think of beer. While Germany is still a beer-loving country, the industry there is facing tough times. Breweries are shutting their doors and selling off vats because more Germans, especially younger ones, are turning away from the national drink. Kyle James reports from Berlin.
Will the steroid scandal be a major strike against Major League Baseball? Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Business of Sports commentator Michael Knisley about what's at stake.
There's big money to be made from independent films. Host Tess Vigeland talks to Variety's Michael Speier about why so many major studios are on the prowl now for small film companies.