Marketplace AM for December 26, 2006
Dec 26, 2006

Marketplace AM for December 26, 2006

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Indonesia still in recovery

Dec 26, 2006
Two years ago today a giant tsunami slammed 500 miles of coast along the Indian ocean, killing more than 170,000 people in eight countries. Jocelyn Ford checks in on progress in the region.

Broadcast pioneer Frank Stanton dies

Dec 26, 2006
The man who helped build CBS Television into the "Tiffany network," has died at his home in Boston. Frank Stanton became CBS president in 1946 and remained at the helm for 26 years. He was 98.

Housing market past, present and future

Dec 26, 2006
2006 was a sea change year for housing in the U.S. As interest rates rose, we watched demand flatten and the advantage turn from sellers to buyers — so what does 2007 hold?

Newspapers changing hands

Dec 26, 2006
It was a year of selloffs and layoffs for American newspapers as they continue to lose revenue in an increasingly digital world. But a renewed trend toward local ownership offers a glimmer of hope. Dan Grech reports.

Job Files: Hair stylist

Dec 26, 2006
Just in time for your New Year's soirée, this week we're headed to the salon.

Least productive workday of the year

Dec 26, 2006
Not many people are showing up at offices around the country this week, and the ones who are probably aren't getting much done — but that may not be such a bad thing. Steve Tripoli explains.

A venue for the rest of us

Dec 26, 2006
This week in 1932, New York City's Radio City Music Hall opened its doors. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.
Radio City Music Hall in New York City
George De Sota, Getty Images

Let the real shopping begin

Dec 26, 2006
Armed with gift cards and stocking money, post-Christmas shoppers this week will have a big impact on the season's overall retail numbers. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Verizon OKs cell phone ads

Dec 26, 2006
It's not a new concept, but starting next year Verizon will enable banner ads when users surf the Web on its cell phones. Janet Babin reports on the growing trend.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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