Marketplace PM for November 11, 2004
Two years ago, twenty-one percent of the Army's new recruits were African-Americans. Now that figure stands at fifteen percent. On this Veteran's Day, Rusty Jacobs looks at the recent drop-off set against the military's successful track record in recruiting African-Americans.
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Foreign shareholders of Russian oil giant Yukos are considering a lawsuit against the Russian government, for the loss in share value in the company. From the European Desk in London, Marketplace's Stephen Beard looks at how the government's tax grab is hurting foreign investment in the country.
Host David Brown talks to Sarah Carey, a U.S. director of Yukos, about her job in these turbulent times for the company.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Japan this week, trying to drum up business. From Tokyo, Marketplace's Jessica Smith looks at the celebrity, and dollars-and-cents, of the Governator's presence in Asia.
In today's installment of the commentary series "The Next Four Years," American Enterprise Institute scholar Reuel Marc Gerecht thinks this four-year presidential term should be all about the economics of Osama Bin Laden.