Marketplace PM for March 2, 2007
Scientists now have a new way to get motivated as more companies offer their philanthropy in the form of prizes. Pat Loeb reports on the X Prize Foundation.
Congress said the president's spending plan for the next fiscal year fails to balance the nation's books by 2012. A couple of senators have come up with a plan for turning back the tide of red ink. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said this week his government will take over control of four key oil projects, including one held by ExxonMobil. He's set an ambitious 60-day deadline for the handover. Dan Grech reports.
The House's Employee Free Choice Act would make it easier for employees to unionize before their employers knew what hit them. But commentator Seth Borden thinks the bill is just a way for unions to be more pushy.