Marketplace AM for May 30, 2006
The South American nation is scheduled today to conclude an auction for foreign companies vying to mine its massive El Mutun iron ore deposits. But as Dan Grech reports, a state-owned venture between Bolivia and Venezuela could be the big winner.
An unexpected coalition of groups from across the political spectrum is forming to push through the Senate's plan for immigration reform. John Dimsdale takes a look at the members.
With all the cars on the road Monday, there were bound to be more than a couple fender-benders. But as Alex Cohen reports, changes in repair options covered by insurance companies could catch some motorists by surprise.
Commentator David Frum argues the US doesn't need a strong manufacturing sector to remain the dominant player in the world economy.
With all the emphasis being put on a virtual fence to secure the US border with Mexico, Scott Tong looks at how past technological fixes have fared.
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Investors have been yanking money out of emerging markets, in large part because they put so much money in. A World Bank report today says last year, developing countries were swamped with a record $491 billion in investment. Amy Scott has the details.