Marketplace AM for October 14, 2005
Today the Japanese parliament puts a plan in motion to privatize the state-owned postal service, and in the process, create the world's largest private bank. Shia Levitt reports.
European health officials met in Brussels today to discuss a new vaccine to prevent the spread of bird flu across the EU. From London, Stephen Beard reports.
Take off with Silvia Price, a flight attendant for Frontier Airlines.
The China Construction Bank opens its IPO today. If it raises the expected $9 billion, it'll be one whoppingly huge IPO. From Beijing, Ruth Kirchner reports.
Looking to increase trade with the US West Coast, officials from Hong Kong and China's Guangdong province are in San Francisco today. Rachel Dornhelm has the story.
Amtrak is considering spinning off its Northeast Corridor service into a separate subsidiary. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at what the move could mean the ailing rail system.
Area demolition and removal services are chafing over government clean-up contracts for New Orleans that have been awarded to out-of-state companies. Sam Eaton reports.
Today Sony Pictures officially unveiled the new James Bond today. Tess Vigeland reports on the success and longevity of the Bond franchise.
Commentator Adam Hanft looks at international tensions through Bond villains from 1960 to the post-Sept. 11-world.