Marketplace PM for May 26, 2006

Episode Description 

FDA approves sale of Merck's shingles vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a shingles vaccine for older Americans that was developed by the drug company Merck. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health

But can you gamble and chew gum at the same time?

Singapore, known for outlawing spitting and restricting chewing gum sales, has hired Las Vegas Sands Corp. to build and run what will be the world's most expensive casino. Expected cost: $3.2 billion. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Canada

Food fight in Row 20

The airplanes are sure to be crowded on this holiday weekend. Commentator J.D. Samant says that what you bring on the plane to eat is more than just a meal, it's a status symbol.

The Week on Wall Street

Stockbroker David Johnson talks with host Kai Ryssdal about what happened in the markets this week, and what may lie ahead.

Selling your own flesh and blood

<strong>Second in a series:</strong> In this second report of his two-part series on human trafficking, Scott Carrier has the story of a Cambodian family whose daughters were sold to brothels to make ends meet.
Posted In: Canada

The cost of slavery

Kevin Bales, president of the nonprofit advocacy organization Free the Slaves talks with host Kai Ryssdal about why slavery continues to exist today.
Posted In: Canada