Marketplace for Monday, June 9, 2008

Episode Description 

U.S. winemakers toast to a strong euro

As the euro drives up the prices of international wines, U.S. vineyards are seeing a bump in sales. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Economy

Bottlemania

We think it's cleaner and safer, and we'll pay any price to get it, even though it comes out of faucets for a fraction of a cent. Author Elizabeth Royte talks to Kai Ryssdal about America's obsession with bottled water.
Posted In: Books

Fears pull tomatoes off the menu

Grocery stores and restaurants are rushing to remove tomatoes as salmonella fears spread and regulators try to figure out where the bacteria came from and how to stop it. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Retail

American workers are choosing China

U.S. manufacturers may complain about China's weak currency, but a lot of Americans are finding job opportunities there that they can't find at home. Bill Marcus reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Better, faster, cheaper

Apple's latest iPhone delivers faster downloads and a dramatically slashed price tag. Kai Ryssdal talks to CNET's Tom Kravitz from the floor of Apple's developers conference
Posted In: Science

Campaigns focus on the economy

Both the Obama and McCain campaigns have started stumping on economic issues. Steve Henn reports on the dollars and cents in the nominees' recent speeches.
Posted In: Economy

High gas prices hit charities hard

Charities are having a harder time recruiting help because volunteers can't afford to drive where they're needed. Sarah Gardner reports on the impact of gas prices on America's most needy.

Analysts keep a close eye on Lehman

Lehman Brothers, the smallest of Wall Street's big investment banks, is reporting big losses -- and that's making many market watchers nervous. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Investing

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