Marketplace PM for August 16, 2006
Renegade investor Nelson Peltz is in a bitter proxy fight with ketchup-maker H.J. Heinz Co. The billionaire wants to take control of the board, but some shareholders have other ideas. Lisa Napoli reports.
A year after breaking up, labor unions AFL-CIO and Change to Win are in talks to pool their campaign efforts — and financial resources — for November's midterm elections. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Tighter airport security means longer lines and delayed flights for many passengers. Commentator David Frum says that could all be eliminated, if only we would apply what we've learned from risk analysis.