Marketplace AM for March 28, 2006
Posted In: Washington
There's a wide gulf between the sides in the immigration-reform battle. The House has passed legislation that would criminalize illegal immigrants.Today, the Senate debates a bill that includes the immigrant-friendly guest-worker program. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
Executives from General Motors and its big parts supplier Delphi will meet with leaders of the United Auto Workers. Delphi is seeking to reach an agreement with the union on deep wage and benefit cuts. Bob Moon reports.
If oil rich nations have us over a barrel, will corn farmers have us over a bushel? Curt Nickisch says higher demand for corn-based ethanol is one reason the price of gas has grown 27 cents this year.
A new forecast predicts sales of personal computers will fall over the next couple of years. Dan Grech takes a look at how the industry is likely to respond.