Marketplace AM for February 28, 2007
Feb 28, 2007

Marketplace AM for February 28, 2007

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Segments From this episode

Growers stung by loss of bees

Feb 28, 2007
A strange AIDS-like disease is wiping out an unprecedented number of honeybees in the U.S. Experts predict a pollination crisis in orchards and fields. Sam Eaton reports.

Toyota enters Elvis country

Feb 28, 2007
The Japanese automaker has made it official. It's building a billion-dollar plant in Mississippi. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.

House bill would make unionizing easier

Feb 28, 2007
A bill due on the House floor this week which would make it easier for unions to organize workers. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Markets start recovery from dark Tuesday

Feb 28, 2007
Scott Jagow checks in with fund manager Justin Urquhart-Stewart in London to see what's happening on the European exchanges after yesterday's big sell-off.

Airbus to jettison some of its load

Feb 28, 2007
After weeks of wrangling behind the scenes, the European plane maker is about to announce its cost-cutting program. About 10,000 jobs are likely to go, mostly in France and Germany. Stephen Beard reports.

CBS tries to play YouTube's game

Feb 28, 2007
As part of its coverage of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, the network is inviting fans to post videos on its website. Janet Babin reports.

Looking for work with a Purple Heart

Feb 28, 2007
In Fort Dix, N.J., the government is holding a career fair today for soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Amy Scott reports.

Workers need stronger unionizing rights

Feb 28, 2007
The Employee Free Choice Act would make a major change in how workers choose whether to join a union — the first such change since 1935. Commentator Robert Reich says it's about time.

The team

Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC