Marketplace PM for October 24, 2006

Episode Description 

JetBlue decelerates

Discount airline JetBlue today reported flat quarterly earnings and announced it would scale back expansion plans. So why did shares take off? Jeff Tyler explains why slow growth sounds good on Wall Street.
Posted In: Wall Street

Who's paying for all that campaigning?

It's two weeks to Election Day and with so many competitive Congressional races up for grabs, it's shaping up to be the most expensive midterm election ever. John Dimsdale looks at who's footing the bill.
Posted In: Washington

Cotton subsidies hamper trade relations

The WTO made U.S. cotton subsidies illegal two years ago, but American farmers are still getting checks. African nations aren't happy about the imbalance and that's cooling wider trade talks. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Posted In: Canada

Stock tip spam scam

Does it seem like you've been getting a lot of e-mails promising hot new stock tips lately? You're probably going to see more and more of this spam filling up your inbox — because it's working. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

<a href=http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/frozenassets/frozenassets_beard_portboom.html>Warming quickly to opportunity</a>

Residents of a ramshackle, icebound port in the Canadian Arctic have strong hopes that global warming will be their key to prosperity. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

<a href=http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/frozenassets/frozenassets_ryssdal_byers.html>Thaw could deliver new shipping route</a>

Host Kai Ryssdal speaks with international politics professor Michael Byers about the future of Canada and international shipping in a world with an ice-free Northwest Arctic shipping passage.
Posted In: Canada