Marketplace PM for November 8, 2006
Posted In: New York, Wall Street
New York's crusading Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has won that state's governorship. He made his name cracking down on abuses in the finance industry, so Wall Street may be all too happy to usher him out, Amy Scott reports.
American voters tend to be strongly against taxes — but they're not necessarily against big government spending. They passed a record-setting bundle of bond and debt measures on Tuesday. Steve Tripoli reports.
Billionaire businessman Eli Broad and supermarket magnate Ron Burkle have teamed up to submit a bid for the Tribune Company. Sarah Gardner has details.
Why did the Republicans lose so decisively? Commentator Steve Moore says it's because they've become the corrupt Washington insiders they promised to clear out.
Commentator Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation magazine sees the GOP loss a little differently. She thinks the meaning of the phrase "moral values" is changing.