Marketplace AM for November 1, 2005
The House this week considers a proposal to trim $50 billion from the federal budget. Commentator Susan Lee says the amount doesn't go far enough.
As more and more Indians buy cars, air quality worsens from New Delhi to Mumbai. But a new, home-grown electric car, the Reva, may be the solution. Miranda Kennedy reports.
President Bush is expected Tuesday to unveil his plans to combat a potential outbreak of bird flu in the U.S. But where's the money going to come from to pay for it? Cheryl Glaser reports.
President Bush's tax reform panel is expected to make its recommendations Tuesday. Janet Babin looks at what's likely.
The New Orleans Hornets open their NBA season Tuesday, far from home. Brian Watt looks at how Oklahoma's capital won the chance to host the hurricane-displaced team, and what it's likely to mean to the local economy.
The Federal Reserve Board meets Tuesday and is likely to increase interest rates to calm inflationary pressures. Tess Vigeland reports.
The FCC gave the go-ahead Monday to mergers between SBC and ATT and between Verizon and MCI. What's all this consolidation going to mean for consumers? Stacey Vanek Smith has the answer.