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Marketplace AM for January 19, 2006
Jan 19, 2006

Marketplace AM for January 19, 2006

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The fallout from Maryland's healthcare law

Jan 19, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell talks to host Scott Jagow about the ramifications of a new Maryland law that requires Wal-Mart to provide health coverage to its employees.

When good brands go bad

Jan 19, 2006
Daimler-Chrysler has already been fingered in the Iraq oil-for-food scandal. Now a German magazine reveals that company officials paid kickbacks to sell cars at inflated prices in Nigeria. How might these scandals affect the company's sales and impact its image? Amy Scott reports.

Tamiflu warning

Jan 19, 2006
Contradicting advice from the CDC, British researchers today warned people not to take Tamiflu for seasonal flu symptoms for fear indiscriminate use could give rise to a treatment-resistant flu strain that could trigger a pandemic. The warning comes at time when the US has already earmarked $1.8 billion to stockpile Tamiflu, and sales of the drug have sky-rocketed. Helen Palmer has more.

The Turin Effect

Jan 19, 2006
The advertising outlook for 2006 is rosy, thanks largely to the Turin Winter Olympics and the mid-term Congressional elections. Andrea Gardner has more.