Marketplace AM for October 12, 2006

Episode Description 

Putting dollars behind those green ambitions

It's easy to say you support the environment, but will Californians put their money where their mouths are? The state is trying to build a million solar roofs by 2017. Sarah Gardner reports.

NCAA tax status in question

Host Mark Austin Thomas speaks with business of sports expert David Carter about the NCAA and the heat it's taking for its tax exempt status.
Posted In: Sports

Charge it to investors

MasterCard recently went public, now Visa says it's planning to do the same. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at why the biggest names in credit cards are going public now.
Posted In: Wall Street

Attention, we have a deficit disorder

Another day, another record. But this time we're not talking about the Dow. The U.S. imported $70 billion more than we exported in August. Scott Tong looks at what's behind our sky-high trade deficit.
Posted In: Economy

New day for CEOs

The recent spate of CEO departures has many people wondering what it takes to lead a company these days. The times are a-changin' for corporate top-dogs, Steve Tripoli reports.

AT&T + BellSouth = Bad for consumers?

The FCC is scheduled to vote Friday on AT&T's proposed buyout of BellSouth. Some say the $78 billion union should go through without a hitch, but critics say it's bad for consumers — and competition. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Washington

North Korea situation requires restraint

As the international community continues to debate the best way to discourage North Korea's nuclear ambitions, some analysts warn coming down too hard on the country could backfire. Amelia Templeton reports.
Posted In: Canada

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