Marketplace AM for November 15, 2005
The Senate Banking Committee opens hearings today on Ben Bernanke's nomination as chairman of the Federal Reserve board. John Dimsdale reports.
Keyed by the destruction wrought by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, earnings for home improvement chains like Lowes and Home Depot rose in the third quarter. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Delta pilots are set to rally today to protest efforts by the airline to void their union contracts in bankruptcy court. Sarah Gardner reports.
The government's retail sales figures for October are expected to be released today, and as Rachel Dornhelm reports, it doesn't appear that higher gas prices have put much of a crimp in consumer spending.
Western Union has announced a series of steps designed to discourage consumers from wiring money to fraudulent telemarketers. Scott Jagow reports.