Stephen Beard | Jun 30, 2006
A British supermarket owned by Wal-Mart has avoided a strike planned to coincide with England playing in the World Cup tomorrow. Analysts say it's the kind of deal Wal-Mart would never do in the US. Stephen Beard reports.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jun 30, 2006
Efforts by GE, Siemens and other companies to devise safety procedures for cargo containers could be an example of the private sector looking to get ahead of possible government regulation. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Stacey Vanek Smith | Jun 30, 2006
On the heels of the delayed launched of its new operating software, Microsoft announced yet another delay for its Office 2007 software package. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Hilary Wicai | Jun 30, 2006
Severe flooding in Washington DC has forced the closure of IRS headquarters from a month. But Hillary Wicai says tax cheats shouldn't get cocky.
Alex Cohen | Jun 30, 2006
The Tour de France begins Saturday without marquee cyclist Lance Armstrong. Alex Cohen looks at whether his absence with hurt the event's draw in the US and its TV ad revenue.
Tess Vigeland | Jun 29, 2006
The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter-percent today. But that news was an open secret, as analyst Greg McBride tells Marketplace host Tess Vigeland.
Helen Palmer | Jun 29, 2006
Tenet Health Care has been reeling for almost four years now from allegations it scammed the Medicare system out of huge payments. Today, the company announced it's settling them for $900 million. Helen Palmer has the story.
Scott Tong | Jun 29, 2006
With pressure from states and local governments to find additional sources of revenue, Congress today is discussing plans to open up offshore regions to oil and natural gas drilling. Scott Tong reports.
Dan Grech | Jun 29, 2006
This weekend Mexicans elect a new president. So far, the campaign has centered around Mexico's economy and its future as the two candidates have very different approaches to running the economy. Dan Grech reports.
| Jun 29, 2006
Commentator Michelle Philippe says marketers should rethink their ad campaign and stop targeting singles. It's couples who are spending money.