Marketplace PM for October 31, 2005
Getting rid of the AMT would mean Congress would have to replace the billions it brings into the Treasury. That could mean curtains for the home mortgage deduction — which is fine with commentator Steve Moore.
Hotels are opening, Bourbon Street is bouncing, and cafes are serving classic New Orleans fare in the French Quarter. Marketplace's Dan Grech takes the tourism pulse of the still-recovering Big Easy.
When someone we know dies, we often send flowers to the family. It's an expresssion of sympathy. And it's also a business — at least, it has been. Michelle Philippe reports.