Marketplace PM for August 3, 2006
Some US-grown produce is treated with a controversial group of pesticides set to get final approval by the EPA tomorrow — despite the objections of some EPA scientists. Jule Gardner reports.
Starbucks shares suffered their biggest one-day drop in years today after weaker-than-expected sales — partly because it didn't have enough baristas slinging Frappuccinos as temperatures hit record highs. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Commentator and US Comptroller General David Walker argues that before any estimates for the pullout of American troops from Iraq are made, we need an objective system to measure how well the war is going.