Marketplace AM for October 9, 2006

Episode Description 

Outsourcing intelligence jobs

Ever since 9/11, the U.S. intelligence sector has been on a hiring spree. Critics say the rush to fill desks is leading to some imprudent choices. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Washington

Markets react to North Korea nuke tests

North Korea says it has conducted its first ever nuclear test, in defiance of international opinion. Asian markets fell on the news, but the reaction could be short-lived, Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

And the Nobel goes to . . .

The 2006 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics was announced today. Edmund Phelps of Columbia University is $1.4 million richer for adding to what we know about jobs and inflation. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Science

MySpace showing its age

The online social networking market is heating up. A new study finds that the sector is maturing and quickly separating into niches. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Annan passing the baton

On Monday, the United Nations Security Council will nominate the body's new secretary general. Rachel Dornhelm looks at the fiscal responsibilities awaiting Kofi Annan's replacement.
Posted In: Canada

Renewable energy summit targets Latin America

Finland is holding the latest in its series of renewable energy conferences aimed at developing partnerships to develop large-scale renewable energy plans. This time it's Latin America. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

Leadership changes ahead for Airbus?

EADS today denied reports in the German press that it has agreed to accept the resignation of the Airbus chief executive Christian Streiff. Eleanor Beardsley reports.
Posted In: Canada

Sloan Sessions: Pretexting

Host Scott Jagow speaks with Newsweek magazine's Wall Street editor Alan Sloan about possible criminal charges and who should be held responsible in Hewlett-Packard's corporate spying scandal.
Posted In: Wall Street