Marketplace PM for October 13, 2005
In China, the Treasury Secretary has met with one disappointment after another. And today, he tried to get the Chinese people to do a little more shopping, a little less saving. Scott Tong reports.
The US economy is still weathering the effects of Rita and Katrina. And there's no sign of better job prospects ahead. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech has the story.
Cities that took in New Orleans evacuees are wondering how to cope with their new residents. Birmingham, Alabama wouldn't mind a few more. Tanya Ott reports.
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings has convened a national panel on higher education to meet Monday. Will it result in a no-university-student-left-behind plan? Sarah Gardner has the story.
Shakespeare and Edith Wharton are in the public domain, but Spiderman may not get there. Stanford University law professor Lawrence Lessig wants to protect the public domain; he talks to host Kai Ryssdal.
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Textile manufacturers around the world have been feeling China's presence in the market. In southern Africa investors have been have been pulling out. Megan Williams reports from Swaziland.