Marketplace AM for September 21, 2007

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Congress can't deny drug ads' pull

The Senate passed a bill last night ensuring new funding and ad-monitoring powers for the Food and Drug Administration. But media companies made sure Congress was careful about the language used in the bill. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Health

Rousing Senegal from 'European dream'

Every year, thousands of Senegalese die trying to immigrate to Spain illegally. But the Spanish government is hoping a million-dollar ad campaign will make them think twice about taking the risky voyage.
Posted In: Immigration

Slow goings for network TV

The fall TV season has started and ratings across the board are low. Doug Krizner talks to Variety's Mike Speier about which network's in the best position, and which may be in trouble.
Posted In: Entertainment

$1 billion is no longer rich

Forbes has released its annual list of the 400 richest Americans -- and this year, some of the usual suspects have been demoted. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Economy, Entertainment

Qatar and Dubai race for London

Qatar is trying to catch up with Dubai's Nasdaq deal and establish itself as the financial center in the Middle East. The battle is being fought over a stake in the London Stock Exchange. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Good business is an art

Musuems across the country are hungry for curators who can successfully balance a knowledge of art with a knack for fundraising. Lisa Napoli reports those types are not easy to find.
Posted In: Charity

British market open to Middle East

Dubai and rival Qatar are both taking their business to Britain to expand their markets. Bob Moon discusses the country's welcome mat to the Middle East with Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Which subprime fix will hit home?

The White House, the Federal Reserve and Congress all have a plan to get us out of the subprime mess. Jeff Tyler goes over a few of the proposals to see which ones might stick.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

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