Marketplace AM for September 22, 2006

Episode Description 

Is it time to pay college athletes?

Host Scott Jagow talks to business of sports commentator Diana Nyad about the fallout over allegations that star running back Reggie Bush took money and gifts from sports agents while playing college football.
Posted In: Sports

Battle for viewers begins

Host Bob Moon and Daily Variety's Stuart Levine look at the network ratings drama behind this year's fall TV lineup.

Eat your spinach . . . PLEASE

The lobby for fruit and vegetable growers is considering a marketing campaign to restore consumer confidence in spinach once the E.coli warning is lifted. Rachel Dornhelm looks at its chances for success.
Posted In: Health

HP investor confidence falters

Hewlett Packard's share price takes it worst plunge since the "pretexting" scandal broke two weeks ago. The drop followed news that CEO Mark Hurd has been linked to the spying allegations. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.


Soft drink maker Coca-Cola is getting into premium coffee drinks. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at whether there's room in this increasingly crowded market.

WTC site plans move forward

One of the last hurdles to rebuilding at Ground Zero was cleared yesterday, but other potential problems loom, Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: New York

China adds golf to its curriculum

Not all the students China's prestigious Peking University are thrilled about the school's investment in a sport only the wealthy can afford. But some say it's an important business asset. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

More trouble for Airbus

Dubai-based airline company Emirates may rethink its $13.5 billion order for 43 new Airbus super jumbo jets. Company executives are angry at the prospect of further delays. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Fight over India's buildings turns violent

India's government has been tearing down illegal buildings in its capital and this week enraged business owners fought back. Three people were killed when protests turned violent. Miranda Kennedy explains the situation.
Posted In: Canada

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