Marketplace AM for May 11, 2006
Posted In: Science
Millions of Americans connect to the Internet with high-speed connections from their phone or cable company. But now electricity companies are starting to get into the mix with Broadband over Power Lines or BPL. From Pittsburgh, Mark Nootbaar reports.
The airline on Wednesday reported a quarterly loss of $1.1 billion. Tess Vigeland looks at how the mounting red ink is likely to impact Northwest's efforts to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
In an effort to find new sources of revenue, airlines are increasingly selling in-flight programming time to infomercials. Scott Tong has more.
Against the backdrop of layoffs and slumping sales figures, the US auto industry has begun providing money to retired auto workers to tout the economic benefits of buying American-made cars. Jeff Tyler reports.