Marketplace AM for October 30, 2006
A U.S. voting machine manufacturer has confirmed it's being investigated for alleged ties to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. But it requested the federal investigation to clear its name, Janet Babin reports.
Host Scott Jagow and Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell look at a new trend in corporate philanthropy: giving to early childhood development programs.
Nevermind all the trouble facing U.S. automakers lately: Some hedge funds and private-equity firms are banking on growing profits in the auto-parts industry. Bob Moon reports.