Marketplace for Friday, April 11, 2008
An estimated 300,000 Palestinians have found their way to Lebanon, where they make up 10% of the population. Many have trouble finding jobs and buying property, so they're left to find economic advantages where they can. Don Duncan reports.
The days of lavish spending with the corporate credit card may be gone with the down economy. Companies are cutting back, and they just got a new way of policing the plastic. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health
Some of the nation's biggest drug and medical companies say they'll disclose how much money they're giving doctors and health advocacy groups. It's no coincidence Congress is considering rules about improper influences in medical care. John Dimsdale reports.
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Kai Ryssdal about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
West Coast fisheries managers have voted to cancel the Chinook salmon fishing season due to historic lows in the fish's population. They're also hoping the crisis will get public officials' attention. Sarah Gardner reports.