Marketplace PM for April 8, 2005

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Another headless administration

The head of the TSA has announced his resignation. It's the third TSA chief to leave in the three years of the agency's history. And it may be a prelude to privatizing some functions of the TSA. Marketplace host David Brown speaks to Washington Post reporter Sara Goo about the latest developments.

The week that was on Wall Street

It's Friday, which means it is time to check the week on Wall Street with stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson, this time from Washington, D.C.
Posted In: Wall Street

Outsourcing fraud

An Indian outsourcing firm has confirmed that several of its employees who work for Citibank were arrested. The employees stole at least $350,000 from Citibank customers they handled calls for. Marketplace's Alisa Roth examines how much damage this may do to India's outsourcing industry.
Posted In: Canada

Out out, royalty spot

This weekend the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, will marry his long-time mistress, Camilla Parker-Bowles. The tabloids have been having a field day. The latest irreverentpress speculation has focused on the Prince's financial affairs. The word is that, even though he was "taken to the cleaners" by his first wife, Princess Diana, Charles has rejected legal advice and refused to draw up a pre-nup with Camilla. From London Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

U.S. royalty

Economist commentator David Manasian argues that while Americans snicker at the doings of royalty, their society is very stratified too.

Beer crisis!

These days you can lead Germans to beer, but you can't make 'em drink it. Breweries are selling off their vats and shuttering their doors. Beer and bratwurst are no longer the national food and drink. We asked reporter James Kyle to find out why beer is losing its buzz. From Berlin, he filed this report.
Posted In: Canada

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