Marketplace for Friday, August 7, 2009
Posted In: Travel
After decades of waning interest, historical tourism is experiencing a revival. Preservationists are luring visitors back into historic mansions by sharing the personal stories of their former residents through the eyes of the servants that tended them. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Entertainment
Every year, advertisers get a sneak peek at the fall TV line up. The so-called "TV upfronts" ended yesterday, and the amount of ads bought is way down. Kai Ryssdal talks to Michael Burgi, editor in chief of MediaWeek Magazine about what this means for the industry.
Posted In: Auto, Mexico
President Obama is headed to Guadalajara, Mex. to speak with his counterparts in Canada and Mexico about the recovery of the auto industry. One topic of discussion, and a particular sore spot, is the issue of cross-border trucking. Dan Grech reports.
Flash orders let Wall Street members see orders to buy or sell stock milliseconds before they to the public. The SEC wants to ban the practice, but traders aren't putting up a fight. Some are ceasing the method before it causes an uproar. Amy Scott reports.