Marketplace AM for October 28, 2005
On Friday, the WTO votes to admit Saudi Arabia to the global trade group. But just what does a country need to do to join the club? Stephen Beard reports.
The EPA has released a comparison between the Bush Administration's Clear Skies Initiative and the decades-old Clean Air Act. According the Agency, Clear Skies would do a better job of curbing pollution. As Sam Eaton reports, not all agree.
The Administration is expected to ask Congress to authorize another $20 billion for Katrina recovery efforts, but much of the money was already authorized once before. John Dimsdale looks at what's behind the request.
The Grand Jury in the Valerie Plame case wraps up its work Friday. Rachel Dornhelm looks how the two-year process has affected the 23 men and woman serving on the panel... and their wallets.
Forget personal ads and on-line dating sites, now you can shop for prospective mates, using your cell phone. Brian Watt reports.
There's concern Chinese economic growth could stall if American consumers pull back on their spendthrift ways. But as Jocelyn Ford reports, not every one's buying that.
The Job Files explores the life of pumpkin grower John Muller.