Marketplace AM for May 19, 2006
Ahead of this weekend's mayoral election in New Orleans, Sam Eaton looks at the politics — and whether a victory by either candidate will matter much to the pace of reconstruction in the Crescent City.
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about why advertisers so far are reluctant to sponsor the network's new fall TV shows.
Federal prosecutors yesterday indicted a prominent law firm that's been the driving force behind shareholder lawsuits against dozens of corporations. So can corporate America breathe a sigh of relief? Alisa Roth reports.
The last piece of concrete on the main wall of the world's largest dam is expected to be put in place this weekend. Jocelyn Ford reports on the economic expectations surrounding China's Three Gorges Dam.
As the National Rifle Association prepares to open its annual meeting in Milwaukee today, Dan Grech takes a look at the current state of the gun industry.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have agreed to sell exclusive rights to publish photos of their baby for $5 million. Lisa Napoli looks at what the magazine landing the exclusive gets in return.
The nation's No. 1 video game retailer posted double-digit earnings growth yesterday at a time when videogame makers are seeing revenue losses. What gives? Ethan Lindsey reports.