Marketplace PM for October 25, 2005
Hurricane Wilma has stirred up heavy rains in the Northeast; Florida is drying out. It may take weeks to restore power to many, adding to the recovery time for everyone... including reporter Dan Grech.
Depending on who you talk to, the New York Stock Exchange's merger with Archipelago may have little effect, or it could mean the end a way of life that's lasted more than 200 years. Alisa Roth spoke to NYSE veterans.
Those ubiquitous blogs; they're cheap, direct, and can reach users wherever they may be. So naturally, blogs are now becoming a tool for small companies that might not have big marketing budgets. Patrick Hirsch reports.
Another sad milestone was set today in Iraq: The number of American dead has reached 2000. Commentator and political philosopher Benjamin Barber says the American rhetoric of sacrifice has died, too.