Marketplace PM for June 23, 2006
Commentator and humorist Rico Gagliano applies for the new opening at Microsoft. You know, the job that Bill Gates just left.<br clear="all">
Posted In: Canada, Washington
Since Sept. 11 the government's been searching the database of the central clearinghouse for international money transfers — looking, it says, for terrorist links. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Marketplace's Eric Niiler about what's been going on.
The deal is more evidence there's money to burn in oil and gas with prices at near record levels. Anadarko will become the country's biggest independent energy exploration company. Alex Cohen reports.
A new study from a free-market group says TV overwhelmingly shows business and businesspeople as criminals. Bob Moon reports.
With an estimated 50,000 GM and Ford employees expected to take buyout packages from the two carmakers, the United Auto Workers union will be taking a serious hit to its membership. John Dimsdale reports.