Marketplace AM for November 13, 2006

Episode Description 

Sloan Sessions: Post-election market

Host Scott Jagow and Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan look at the market reaction to the Democratic takeover of Congress.
Posted In: Wall Street

Microvending in Kenya

Kitty Felde hits the streets of Nairobi with a new breed of entrepreneur that gives fresh meaning to the phrase less is more.
Posted In: Canada, Entrepreneurship

Health insurance for all?

And you'll never believe who's proposing it: The main lobbying group representing the insurance industry has a plan to cover the uninsured. It could be a pre-emptive strike, Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health

Newspapers aren't dead yet

It's hardly news that the newspaper industry is doing badly, so why do so many people want to buy the Tribune Group? Alisa Roth reports.

Trademarking power

Oil giants BP and Shell are fighting over use of the word "power" in Britain's High Court today. Stephen Beard has the story.
Posted In: Canada

Toyota's plan for world domination

A leaked copy of Toyota's Global Master Plan says it plans to grab 14 percent of the world car market by 2010 in its bid to unseat GM. Miranda Kennedy tells us how.
Posted In: Canada

Coffee prices on the rise

Volatility in the coffee futures market could boost the prices of some types of java. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Birth of the ticker

This week in 1867, things started moving faster on Wall Street. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back for the unveiling of the stock ticker.

Alcohol problems in Russia

Russia's government has been making a push to bring alcohol sales back under state control — and money could be as much a motive as ending the rash of alcohol poisoning there. Host Scott Jagow talks to Moscow reporter Julian Evans.
Posted In: Canada

Trade deals in China

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez is in China trying to even things out on the playground of trade. Hillary Wicai explains.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

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