Marketplace AM for September 15, 2006

Episode Description 

Job Files: Pool pro

Rack 'em up. This week's installment of the Job Files visits professional pool player Jennifer Barretta.

Job shortage in Egypt

Most people think a college education is the ticket for a good, well-paying job. But college grads in Egypt are finding that's not always true. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Canada

Living next door to a work of art

You might think having a Frank Lloyd Wright in your neighborhood would be a good thing. But one Los Angeles community is finding there's a downside to historic architecture. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Ford puts job cuts into overdrive

Ford Motor Company's Way Forward restructuring plan is hitting the gas pedal with jobs cuts, buyouts and plant closures that will happen faster and slice deeper than anticipated. Janet Babin reports.

Zune to challenge iPod

Microsoft's long-awaited competitor to Apple's iPod is expected on store shelves in time for the holiday shopping season. Janet Babin looks at whether it has a fighting chance.
Posted In: Science

WHO recommends DDT

The World Health Organization today is expected to tap banned pesticide DDT as an important tool in the fight against malaria. But as Nancy Marshall Genzer reports, some African farmers are worried.
Posted In: Health

New meaning to marry for money in India

India's government has proposed to give $1,100 to people who marry members of lower castes. The plan aims to weaken the country's caste system, but critics say the payouts won't work. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

Campaign spending hits record highs

TV might be losing commercial ads to the Internet but political ads are a different story. Lisa Napoli explains.