Marketplace AM for March 30, 2006
Posted In: Washington
President Bush and Canada's new Prime Minister Stephen Harper meet today at a summit in Cancun, Mexico. Harper will likely want to discuss Canadian businesses' growing concern about stricter US border policies. Steve McNalley reports.
Nasdaq has taken back its $4 billion bid for the London Stock Exchange. The LSE had rejected a bid earlier this month. But as Stephen Beard reports, the bidding war probably isn't over.
The oil minister of India is in Houston today to discuss plans to harness his country's vast coal, gas and oil reserves. Miranda Kennedy reports on what's at stake for US companies.
This year isn't shaping up to be a Hollywood sequel to last year's anemic box office figures. Movie theater ticket sales are up more than 4% so far this year. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow that there's a problem with legal immigration — there isn't enough of it.
Some young moms and dads are bringing their babies, strollers and all, to bars in New York. Ashley Milne-Tyte talks with tavern owners to find out what effect the practice is having on business.