Marketplace PM for July 30, 2007

Episode Description 

Credit market ills go beyond subprime

American Home Mortgage was the latest victim of a smarting subprime mortgage market. And as Amy Scott reports, the company doesn't even make subprime loans.
Posted In: Housing

Auction could change wireless game

The FCC will soon announce the rules behind its auction of the broadcast spectrum. Lisa Napoli reports that the way the auction goes could have a big impact on the U.S. mobile industry.

FDA not pulling Avandia from shelves

A panel at the Food and Drug Administration voted not to pull diabetes drug Avandia from the U.S. market, despite a highly-publicized study linking the drug to an increased risk of heart attacks. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Health

U.S. shrimping still endangered

The FDA may have banned the import of Chinese shrimp, but it still doesn't help the rapidly declining American shrimping industry. Kai Ryssdal talks to Bob Jones, the executive director of the Southeastern Fisheries Association.
Posted In: Health

Printers concerned over Adobe deal

Adobe's partnership with FedEx Kinko's will allow users to send their documents directly to FedEx Kinko's for printing and delivery. Some in the printing industry are worried about the deal. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Retail

H-1B visa just a ticket to the way station

H-1B visas used to be a way for immigrants to secure green cards. But these days, many foreign workers obtain the U.S. work permit with no intention to stay. Aswini Anburajan reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Get ahead through mimicry

In the work place, standing out can often take you far. But commentator Richard Conniff says that it's safer and more effective to stand together with your colleagues.

Love is fleeting, but that diamond . . .

When the relationship isn't meant to be, that diamond ring isn't going to do much good on your finger. But Sean Cole found out that it can still be a tough sale.
Posted In: Retail

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Reflections Of: The Anthology
& The Glass Handed Kites
Even My Sure Things Fall Through
Do You Want New Wave Or Do You Want the Soft Pink
Big Band Bond