Marketplace PM for December 8, 2006

Episode Description 

A Goldilocks job report

Not too hot, not too cold. The economy added 132,000 new jobs in November — better than analysts expected but not without some downside risk. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Heelys is on a roll

The maker of the sneakers with a wheel in the heel went public on Nasdaq today and Wall Street took it for a spin.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Staying open to cardiac stents

Do cardiac stents help keep clogged arteries open in the long run? Kai Ryssdal talks with Heather Won Tesoreiro of the Wall Street Journal about today's recommendation by an FDA panel.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Somalia turmoil spills into South Africa

Somali refugees who have fled the violence in their country have setled in South Afrca. They've set up shops in townships, competing with local business. And that's spurred new violence. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Posted In: Canada

Week on Wall Street

Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson discusses with host Kai Ryssdal what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Doing nothing's a good thing

Commentator Len Burman says that while conventional wisdom considers it'll be bad if Congress fails to extend tax breaks for education, corporate R&D and other things, he thinks it's great!
Posted In: Washington

The perfect worker: Tall, thin, and he drinks!

Cash Peters tests the findings of recent studies on what types of employees companies are looking to hire.
Posted In: Jobs

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