Marketplace PM for January 5, 2006
Lawmakers in some thirty states want Wal-Mart and other large corporations to start spending more on employee health coverage. As Hillary Wicai reports, Labor is backing the legislative drive.
Starting next week, Howard Stern is getting nearly 35 million shares of Sirius Satellite Radio, the new home of his irreverent talk show. Bob Moon finds out why.
The biggest and brightest new toys will be on display when the Consumer Electronics Show starts in Las Vegas today. But commentator Andreas Kluth thinks that the deals vendors are shilling are a raw deal for consumers.
Posted In: Canada, Health
Many Americans envy Canada's public health care system, where government pays for your essential medical needs. But Canadians often find they have free access... to a long wait. As Steve McNally reports, Canada may have to move closer to the American model.
Almost everyone these days has a podcast. Moms, truck drivers, and even we here at Marketplace are creating the ubiquitous audio downloads. So how did one man turn his into cold, hard cash? Rebecca Williams has the answer.