Marketplace AM for October 10, 2005
Government researchers launch a hearing today to look at just how dangerous pthalates, found in many plastics, may be. As Helen Palmer reports, the chemical industry has a lot at stake.
Rescue operations continued today after a powerful earthquake jolted Pakistan and South Asia Saturday. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Unlike public institutions of higher learn, private colleges and universities damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are not eligible for FEMA reconstruction aid. Sarah Gardner reports.
Rafat Ali, editor of Paidcontent.org talks with host Lisa Napoli about the recent spate of media companies buying up Internet properties.
US Treasure Secretary John Snow is in Asia this week. Among the top items on his agenda: currency and trade issues. Alisa Roth reports.
Germany is about to install Angela Merkel as the country's first female chancellor. Stephen Beard reports from the European Desk in London.