Marketplace PM for April 21, 2006

Episode Description 

Hummer drivers can't get their fill

Even with $75-a-barrel oil, a Hummer dealer says there's still demand for the massive SUVs. But how are soaring prices at the gas pump affecting others? Lisa Napoli reports.

Making hay with oil

As gas prices impact Americans' wallets, Democrats are taking notice. Kai Ryssdal talks with Marketplace's John Dimsdale about how Democrats are using the issue in their campaigns for office.

For Senators back from Easter, it's Christmas

All kinds of extra expenses are being hung on a $106 billion supplemental spending bill for Iraq and Hurricane Katrina that U.S. senators take up next week. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

Christian Science sell-off

One of America's homegrown religions — The Church of Christ, Scientist — is getting out of another American homegrown business: real estate. Monica Brady-Myerov reports.

The Week on Wall Street:

Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week on the Street and what may be in store for the markets next week.
Posted In: Wall Street

The Corner Office: Xerox CEO Anne Mulcahy

Anne Mulcahy talks with host Kai Ryssdal about what it's been like taking her company back from the brink of bankruptcy.

Pondering the size of her 'eco-footprint'

With tomorrow being Earth Day, commentator Sandra Tsing Loh talks about recognizing her "eco-footprint" and attempting to reduce it.