Marketplace AM for September 6, 2005

Episode Description 

A strong energy policy

The first quarter after a major natural disaster usually makes a dent in the economy. But the following quarter generally brings a boom, as rebuilding begins. So why are experts worried about Hurricane Katrina's economic impact? Vijay Vaitheeswaran explains.

Waveland washed away

For the past week, 100 ragtag hurricane survivors have scraped by on the dry second floor of a motel named the Coast Inn and Suites. Marketplace's Dan Grech tells their story.